The Bible, consisting of sixty-six books of the Old and New Testament, is the inerrant and complete Word of God, the final authority in all matters of faith and practice.
2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21; Jude 3
There is one God, eternally existing in three Persons: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
Deuteronomy 6:4; Matthew 28:19; Luke 3:21-22
The Lord Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of God, conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, and is equally God and equally man.
Luke 1:30-35; John 1:18, 3:16; Philippians 2:5-11
Man was created in the image of God; sinned and thereby incurred not only physical death, but also spiritual death which is separation from God; and that, as a consequence, all mankind is declared by God to be totally depraved, having inherited a sinful nature and having become sinners in thought, word, and deed.
Genesis 1:26-27, 2:16-17, 3:6-19; Romans 3:10-23, 6:23, 7:18, 11:32; Galatians 3:22
The Lord Jesus Christ died as a substitutionary and complete sacrifice for the sins of the whole world and that only those who believe in Him are saved, and this on the basis of His shed blood.
Romans 3:24-28, 5:8-10; 1 Timothy 2:5-6; 1 John 2:1-2
The Lord Jesus Christ arose from the dead in the same body in which He was crucified. He ascended into heaven in His resurrected, glorified body and is now exalted at the right hand of the Father as the Head of the Church.
John 20:1-19; Acts 1:9-11; Ephesians 1:20-23; Hebrews 1:3
The Holy Spirit
On the sole condition of personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, mean are born again by the Holy Spirit. At regeneration, all believers in this age are indwelt by the Holy Spirit in the Body of Christ and are sealed by the Holy Spirit unto the day of redemption.
Romans 3:24-28, 8:9-11; 1 Corinthians 12:13; Ephesians 4:30
Sanctification, which is separation unto God, is threefold: positionally, the believer was sanctified at his conversion by virtue of his union with Christ; progressively, he is continually being sanctified through the Word as he walks in the Spirit, thereby overcoming the lusts of the flesh and producing the fruit of the Spirit; ultimately, he will be completely conformed to the image of Christ when he sees his Savior face to face.
John 17:17; Ephesians 5:26; Colossians 3:1-4; Hebrews 10:14; 1 John 3:1-3
The Lord Jesus Christ will return to this Earth personally, visibly, and bodily to receive unto Himself the Church, which is His Body.
John 14:3; Acts 1:10-11; Ephesians 1:22-23; Philippians 3:20-21; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Titus 2:11-14; Hebrews 9:28