Statement of Faith


We Believe... the Holy Bible is God’s written revelation, and His gift to mankind. We believe the original documents were verbally inspired by God in every word and detail, and are absolutely inerrant. We affirm the infallibility, sufficiency, and authority of scripture.

We Believe... the Bible reveals there is only one true and living God, who is infinite and all-knowing, perfect in all His attributes, one in essence, who eternally exists in three persons; the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

We Believe... the Bible reveals Jesus is the eternal son of God; humbled Himself and became a man by means of the virgin birth. The atonement, the covering, for our sins was made by the sacrificial and substitutional death of Jesus Christ on the cross at Calvary - a purpose for which He was sent into the world and accomplished. He is the only acceptable sacrifice for our sin and therefore the ONLY way to receiving forgiveness, and eternal life from God.

We Believe... in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, who is both the good shepherd and the lamb of God, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and His personal return in power and glory, with all of the angels and those believers who have previously died in faith, trusting Him.

We Believe... in the resurrection of the crucified body of our Lord, in His ascending into heaven, and His current priestly intercession on our behalf.

We Believe... the Holy Spirit is the promise of the Father, and our current comforter, Whom Jesus sent into the world; Who convicts man of sin, who places each believer into the body of Christ; who indwells, fills, leads and guides every believer, and Who bestows spiritual gifts, which are God-given, supernatural talents and abilities, to every born-again believer for the benefit of the body of Christ - which is the Church.

We Believe... God originally created man in His image. And man, through disobedience, sinned and fell, and that the entire human race has inherited and shares in man’s lost and depraved spiritual nature.

We Believe... all who put their faith in Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of their sins are immediately placed by the Holy Spirit into one, united spiritual body, the Church - of which Christ is the head. The purpose of the Church is to glorify God - by building its members up in the faith, by instruction of the Word, by fellowship, by keeping the ordinances, and by communicating and advancing the gospel of Jesus Christ to the entire world. During His earthly ministry, Jesus taught the Church belonged to Him; as the body of Christ, the Church began on the day of Pentecost, and will continue until the coming of Christ when He returns for His own at the rapture.

We Believe... salvation is the gift of God by His grace alone, and can only be received by personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ; and that a person who has received such grace should be confirmed by their desire to live a life that endeavors to please God.

We Believe... that the ordinances of the Church, by the command of Christ, are: 1) water baptism by immersion, and 2) the Lord’s Supper, both of which are administered to those who are born again, disciples of Christ.

We Believe... in the coming resurrection and judgment of mankind; a future, bodily resurrection of both the saved and the unsaved; the saved, who are forgiven, to a resurrection of life and the unsaved, who are unforgiven, to a resurrection of damnation.

*Statement of Faith Comes from Christ Community Church in El Centro, CA