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Statement of Faith

 

 

We hold to traditional Christian values and beliefs which can be summarised by saying that:

 

We believe that the Old Testament and New Testament Scriptures (the Bible) in their original writing are fully inspired by God and accept them as the supreme and final authority for faith and life

 

If you are interested in the detail, then we hold to the Evangelical Alliance Statement of faith which you can read below:

 

Statement of Faith taken from the Evangelical Alliance page:

 

  • The one true God who lives eternally in three persons—the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

 

  • The love, grace and sovereignty of God in creating, sustaining, ruling, redeeming and judging the world.

 

  • The divine inspiration and supreme authority of the Old and New Testament Scriptures, which are the written Word of God—fully trustworthy for faith and conduct.

 

  • The dignity of all people, made male and female in God's image to love, be holy and care for creation, yet corrupted by sin, which incurs divine wrath and judgement.

 

  • The incarnation of God’s eternal Son, the Lord Jesus Christ—born of the virgin Mary; truly divine and truly human, yet without sin.

 

  • The atoning sacrifice of Christ on the cross: dying in our place, paying the price of sin and defeating evil, so reconciling us with God.

 

  • The bodily resurrection of Christ, the first fruits of our resurrection; his ascension to the Father, and his reign and mediation as the only Saviour of the world.

 

  • The justification of sinners solely by the grace of God through faith in Christ.

 

  • The ministry of God the Holy Spirit, who leads us to repentance, unites us with Christ through new birth, empowers our discipleship and enables our witness. 

 

  • The Church, the body of Christ both local and universal, the priesthood of all believers—given life by the Spirit and endowed with the Spirit's gifts to worship God and proclaim the gospel, promoting justice and love.

 

  • The personal and visible return of Jesus Christ to fulfil the purposes of God, who will raise all people to judgement, bring eternal life to the redeemed and eternal condemnation to the lost, and establish a new heaven and new earth.

 

 

Regular Sunday Meeting

 

11am Rickards Hall

 

Worship, Bible teaching, Friendship, Children's club

 

 

  

All Welcome

 

 

Next EVENTS: with the Back to Eden Band:-

 

Sunday 19th May Cafe Church 4pm Rickards Hall

Free event with refreshments, music, games and friendship

 

 

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