What We Believe

  • We believe the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments to be the inspired, inerrant Word of God.
    ( 2 Tim. 3:16-17; 2 Pet. 1:20-21; Matt. 5:18).
  • We believe in one God, eternally existing in three persons, God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
    ( Deut. 6:4; John 10:30; 2 Cor. 13:14)
  • We believe that Jesus Christ was virgin born and is both true God and true man, to the Glory of the Father.
    ( Luke 1:35; 1 Pet. 2:24; Acts 1:9-10; Heb. 7:25; John 2:1-2)
  • We believe that the Holy Spirit is a person who convicts the world of sin and whoever will confess that Jesus is Lord and believe in their heart God raised Him from the dead shall be saved.
    ( John 16:8-11; 2 Cor. 3:16; 1 Cor. 12:12-14; Rom. 8:9; Eph. 1:13-14.)
  • We believe that the Holy Spirit is sent by Jesus to empower believers, comfort believers, teach believers, and help believers.
    ( John 16:13; 1 John 2:20-27; Eph. 5:18)
  • We believe that man was created in God's image, but that in Adam's sin the race fell and became alienated from God and utterly unable to remedy his lost condition.
    ( Gen. 1:26-27; Rom. 3:22-23, 5:12; Eph. 2:1-3)
  • We believe that salvation is the gift of God’s grace and received by personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, whose precious blood was shed on Calvary for the forgiveness of our sins.  All who trust the Savior are forgiven of their sins and born into the family of God by the regenerating work of the Holy Spirit.
    ( Eph. 2:8-10; John 1:12; Eph. 1:7; 1 Pet. 1:18-19)
  • We believe that it is the obligation of every Christian to witness by life and by word to the truths of Holy Scripture, and is called to proclaim the Gospel to all mankind.  
    ( Mark 16:15; Acts 1:8; 2 Cor. 5:19-20)

Peter & John Before the Sanhedrin

Peter & John Before the Sanhedrin

November 25, 2012 Dr. Daniel Ortwig Acts 4:3-22

A description of the Sanhedrin. A discussion of the metaphor “being filled with the

Spirit.” A look at Peter's rationale in quoting Ps. 118to the Sanhedrin.

Anatomy of a False Teacher

Anatomy of a False Teacher

Sermon by Pastor Keith Williams November 04, 2012 2 Pet. 2:10-22

Saul in Damascus and Jerusalem; Questions and Answers

Saul in Damascus and Jerusalem; Questions and Answers

February 10, 2013 Dr. Daniel Ortwig Acts 9:20-31

A description of Saul's activity and reception in Damascus and later in Jerusalem. In both instances he is cautiously received and has bold interactions with the Jewish orthodoxy. Unable to best Saul in debates the Jewish responses were plots to kill him. The church moved Saul from the regions to ensure his safety, eventually sending him back to his hometown of Tarsus in Cilicia. A time of questions and answers prompted questions about Daniel interpreting Nebuchadnezzar's dream and whether Scripture said anything about cremation instead of burial.


Post-exile Fasting and First Oracle of Judgment on the Nations

Post-exile Fasting and First Oracle of Judgment on the Nations

September 02, 2012 Dr. Daniel Ortwig  Zech. 7:8-14; Zech. 8:1-23; Zech. 9:1-8

God replies to the Bethel delegation's question about fasting with four messages.

The first oracle of Zechariah to Israel describes God's judgment against the

Arameans, Phoenicians, and Philistines.


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