In essential beliefs we have unity. In non-essential beliefs we have liberty. In all our beliefs we show charity.

 

God is – He exists

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Genesis 1:1

 

God is one but three – The Trinity

Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit...

Matthew 28:19

God is Creator

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.

John 1:1-3 (Gen. 1:1)

God has spoken – The Bible

All Scripture is God‑breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness...

2 Timothy 3:16

God rules – Sovereignty

The earth is the Lord's, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it; for he founded it upon the seas and established it upon the waters.

Psalms 24:1-2

The Fall – Freewill

Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all men, because all sinned...

Romans 5:12

Truth – Exists in Christ

Surely you heard of him and were taught in him in accordance with the truth that is in Jesus.

Ephesians 4:21

Grace – God's gift

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith–and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God...

Ephesians 2:8

Salvation – Through Faith

But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God...

Romans 3:21-23

The Church – God's people

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.

1 Peter 2:9-10

The Second Coming of Christ

"Men of Galilee," they said, "why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you have seen him go into heaven."

Acts 1:11

Life – God is for it

This day I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live and that you may love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him. For the Lord is your life, and he will give you many years in the land he swore to give to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

Deuteronomy 30:19-20 (John 10:10)