St. Paul Baptist Church

"We Are Not Ashamed of the Gospel of Jesus Christ"
2017 Pushing for the Power and Purity of God's Presence

What We Believe

We Believe in God

We believe there is only one true and living God. He is immutable, indefatigable and infinite. He is an intelligent Spirit, reality and creator of all. He is God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.


We Believe in Jesus Christ

We believe Jesus is Savior, Lord Christ, and the incarnate reality of God. He is the walking revelation of God's love to humanity. He embodied grace. He died on the cross for the redemption of God's creation, and He got up on Easter morning to confirm to the world that God is still in control of heaven and earth.


We Believe in the Holy Spirit

We believe in the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is Christ in present tense empowering the believer, energizing the church and encouraging Christians that God is still with us. He convicts of sin. He points us to truth. He leads us into righteousness.


We Believe in the Church

We believe in the church. The church is the prolonged incarnation of Jesus Christ; His body, bride and building witnessing to the world through word and sacrament. The church is a fellowship of regenerated men and women called out to live together in community life.


We Believe in the Holy Scriptures

We believe that the scripture is God's word. It is His written authority for the Church. The scripture was given to ordinary men through inspiration. The scripture is inerrant in principle and infallible in content.

We Believe in Humanity

We believe man was created in the image of God. God breathed His life into man; man voluntarily rebeled against God and fell from a state of perfection, thereby experiencing separation from God; consequently, all men are sinners. By choice, man is redeemable through Jesus Christ in his only hope to experience the peace of God.


We Believe in Salvation

We believe in God's saving grace. The blessings of salvation are free to all through the Gospel. The requisite of acceptance is a thankful, penitent and obedient faith. Nothing interferes with the salvation of the sinner except his refusal of the Gospel. Therefore, man's disbelief is his condemnation.


We Believe in Justification

We believe that justification is being brought into a right relationship with God. His position is accomplished without consideration of good works (of righteousness). Justification is the pardoning of sin, the gift of eternal life displays God's love for human-kind; and that by faith in the redemptive blood of Jesus Christ His righteousness was given to us


We Believe in the Lord's Supper and Baptism

We believe baptism is an ocular demonstration of God's inward renewal in the life of the believer. In baptism, our names are changed. In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, we are placed under the authority of God's power and protection. It is the symbol of Christ's death, burial and resurrection to a new life. It is a prerequisite to the privileges of the church in relation to the Lord's Supper. Jesus Christ took bread and wine and established them as the imperishable symbols of the church. The Lord's Table is open to all people in the faith who desire to fellowship with Him.


We Believe in the Virgin Birth

We believe in the Virgin Birth. Mary, mother of Jesus, conceived Him by the Holy Spirit. He is without sin. He was born of a virgin as no other man in the past or in the present can ever be born. He is both the Son of God and God the Son.

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