What We Believe
The Eternal Godhead:
We believe in the unity of the true and living God who is eternal, self-existent one, who has revealed Himself as one being in three persons- Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, and who is the Creator and preserver of things visible and invisible Deut 6:4; Mk 12:29, Matt 28:19; Gen 1:1; Ps 86:9-10; Isa 43:10-11; Jn 1:1-3.
The Lord Jesus Christ:
We believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, the second person of the triune Godhead, who was and is the eternal Son of God; that He became incarnate by the Holy Spirit and was born of the virgin Mary.
We believe in His sinless life, miraculous ministry, substitutionary atoning death, bodily resurrection, glorious ascension, and abiding intercession Is 7:14; Matt 1:23; Heb 7:26; 1 Pet 2:22; Acts 2:22; 10:38; 2 Cor 5:21; Heb 9:12; Lk 24:39; 1 Cor 15:4; Acts 1:9; Eph 4:8-10; Rom 8:34; Heb 7:25.
The Holy Spirit:
We believe in the Holy Spirit, the third person of the triune Godhead, who proceeds from the Father and the Son, and is ever present and active in the work of convicting and regenerating the sinner, and sanctifying and guiding the believer into all truth. Jn 14:26; Jn 16:8-11; 1 Pet 1:2; Rom 8:14.
The Holy Scriptures:
We believe in the verbal, plenary inspiration of the Holy Scriptures, namely the Old and New Testaments in their original writings. All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is infallible, inerrantly revealing the will of God concerning us all in all things necessary to our salvation, and is absolutely supreme and sufficient in authority in all matters of faith and conduct. The Bible does not simply contain the Word of God, but is, in reality, the complete revelation and very Word of God, inspired by the Holy Spirit, so that whatever is not contained therein is not to be enjoined as an article of faith Matt 5:17,18; 24:35; Jn 4:39; 2 Tim 3:16,17; 2 Pet 1:19-21
We believe in the personality of the devil, who, by his influence, brought about the downfall of man, and now seeks to destroy the faith of every believer in the Lord Jesus Christ Gen 3:1-15; Matt 4:1-11; Lk 4:1-13; Jam 4:7; 1 Pet 5:8; Jn 13:2
The Fall of Man:
We believe that man was created by God by specific immediate act and in His image and likeness, morally upright and perfect, but fell by voluntary transgression. Consequently, all men are separated from original righteousness, being depraved and without spiritual life
Gen 1:26-31; Gen 3:1-7; Rom 5:12-21
The Baptism In The Holy Spirit:
We believe that the baptism in the Holy Spirit is the bestowing of the believer with power to be an effective witness for Christ. This experience is distinct from, and subsequent to, the New Birth; is received by faith, and is accompanied by the manifestation of speaking in tongues as the Spirit gives utterance, as the initial evidence Lk 24:49; Acts 1:4,5,8; Acts 2:1-4; 8:15-19; 11:14-17; 19:1-7.
We believe in the present day operation of the nine supernatural gifts of the Holy Spirit,
as recorded in 1 Cor. 12. We also believe in the ministry gifts of Christ, as recorded in Eph 4:11-13.
We are in cooperative fellowship with the Australian Christian Churches and affirm these core beliefs: We believe in the necessity of a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ. This comes to us through the experience of conversion.
In accordance with the teachings of the Scriptures, we trust our heavenly Father to protect and heal our bodies from sickness and disease.
We believe that divine healing for the body, as with all redemptive blessings of God, has been provided for us by the atoning in death and victorious resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ; it is the privilege of all believers and it is appropriated by faith in our heavenly Father’s unfailing promises. Ex 15:26; Isa 53:4; Matt 8:16,17; 1 Pet 2:24; Ps 103:3; Jam 5:14, 15; Mk 16:17,18.
The Second Coming Of Christ:
We believe in the pre-millennial, imminent and personal return of our Lord Jesus Christ to gather His people unto Himself. Have this glorious hope and earnest expectation we purify ourselves, and even as He is pure, so that we may be ready to meet Him when He comes. Jn 14:1-3; Jam 5:7,8; Tit 2:13; 1 Thess 4:15-17; 2 Thess 2:1; 1 Jn 2:28; 3:2,3.
We believe in the return of the Lord Jesus Christ to set up His millennial reign on the earth
Zech 14:5; Dan 7:22; Rev 5:9, 10; Ps 96:10-13; Ps 11; Rev 20:1-10.
The Punishment Of The Wicked:
We believe in the everlasting punishment of the wicked who wilfully reject and despise the love of God manifested in the great sacrifice of His only Son upon the cross of their salvation Matt 25:46; 13:49,50; Lk 1:47,48; 2 Thess 1:8,9; Rom 6:23; Rev 20:11-15.
We believe that the devil and his angels and whosoever is not found written in the Book of Life shall be consigned to everlasting punishment in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death - Rev 19:20.
The New Heavens And The New Earth:
We according to His promise, look for “new heavens and a new earth wherein dwells righteousness” 2 Pet 3:13; Rev 21-22.