Articles of Faith

  1. We believe in one true and living God, and that there are three persons in the God-head, viz.: Father, Son and Holy Ghost. John 1:7, 10:30; 1John 5:7.
  2. We believe the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are the written word of God, that the 1611 King James translation to be the only reliable translation of those scriptures, and the only rule of faith and practice. 2Timothy 3:16; 2Peter 1:19-21
  3. We believe in the doctrine of eternal and particular election. Romans 9:11-13; Ephesians 1:4.
  4. We believe in the doctrine of original sin. Romans 3:19, 5:12, 7:18-19.
  5. We believe in man’s impotency to recover himself from the fallen state he is in by nature, by his own free will and ability. Romans 8:7; John 6:44; Hebrews 1:3.
  6. We believe that sinners are justified in the sight of God by the imputed righteousness of Christ. 1Corinthians 1:30, 6:9-11, 15:21-22; Romans 3:22-24, 4:6-8, 5:21; Hebrews 1:3.
  7. We believe that God’s elect are sanctified by God the Father, preserved in Jesus Christ, and called by the Holy spirit. Romans 8:28-39; Titus 3:4-6; Jude 1.
  8. We believe that Baptism and the Lord’s Supper are ordinances and that washing of the Saint’s feet is an example of Jesus Christ, and that true believers are the proper subjects. We believe immersion the only mode of baptism. Acts 8:38-39; John 13:14; 1Corinthians 11:24-28; Colossians 2:12.
  9. We believe in the resurrection of the dead and a general judgment. Acts 24:15; Romans 8:11; 1Corinthians 15:12-23,51-52, 1Thessalonians 4:13-17.
  10. We believe that the punishment of the wicked will be eternal, and the joy of the righteous will be everlasting. Matthew 25:34-41.
  11. We believe that no minister has a right to the administration of the ordinances, only such as are regularly called and come under the imposition of the hands of the presbytery. 1 Timothy 4:14-16; Titus 1:5.