1. God's Authority

There is only one God

Deut. 6:4, Ex. 20:2-3, Isa. 43:10-11



2. God's Tri-Unity

There is one God, in three Persons

Matt. 3:16-17, 28:19, 2 Cor. 13:14

 


3. Sinful Nature

We are born into sin

Romans 3:10-11

 


4. Christ's Virgin Birth

Jesus was conceived of the Holy Ghost

Matt. 1:18-23

 


5. Christ's Sinlessness

Jesus was perfect

2 Cor. 5:21, Heb. 4:15, 1 Peter 2:22

 

 

6. Christ's Deity

Jesus Christ is God

John 1:1, Col 2:9, Heb. 1:8


 

7. Christ's Humanity

Jesus Christ was fully human

John 1:14, Phil. 2:7-8, Heb. 2:15


8. Necessity of God's Grace 

God alone is able to rescue us

Eph. 2:8-9, John 15:5, Titus 3:5-7, Rom. 9:16


 

9. Necessity of Faith

Faith, not works, connects us to God

Heb. 11:6, Rom. 4:5



10. Christ's Atoning Death

Only Christ can bring us to God

Mark 10:45, 1 Peter 2:24, 3:18, John 14:6

 


11. Christ's Bodily Resurrection

Jesus rose bodily from the grave

Luke 24:39, Rom. 4:25, 10:9



12. Christ's Bodily Ascension

Jesus ascended, body and soul, to the Father

Luke 24:50-51, John 16:7, Acts 1:9-10


 

13. Christ's Intercession

Christ represents our best interests before God

Heb. 1:3, 4:15, 7:25, 1 John 2:1


 

14. Christ's Second Coming

Jesus is coming again , and we should be ready

Matt. 24:30, Rev. 22:12, Col. 3:3-4, Luke 12:40

 


15. Inspiration of Scripture

For us to have a sure foundation for what we believe, God has revealed his Word (the Bible) to us as the basis of our beliefs. God cannot err (Heb 6:18) and neither can his Word (John 17:17) Scriptures are the divinely authoritative revelation from God.



16. Method of Interpretation

All salvation doctrine are derived from the Bible by the literal method of interpretation- that is, Scripture is true, just as the author meant it. By applying the historical and grammatical method of interpretation, the Scriptures will reveal essential truths for salvation. (2 Tim 3:16)