Westminster Bible Presbyterian Church

Come unto me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28

What We Believe

 

 

We believe in: 

                      

·    One true God¹, consisting of three persons—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit²—in unity³.

 ¹ I Thessalonians 1:9, Jeremiah 10:10

² Deuteronomy 6:4, Ephesians 2:18

³ 1 John 5:7, Matthew 3:16, Matthew 28:19

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·    The Bible as entirely God-given¹ and, therefore without error².

¹ 2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:20-21

 ² Matthew 5:18, Romans 3:2, Titus 1:2

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·    The sinfulness and guilt of all men before God¹—as a result of Adam’s fall²—and their inability to please God or meet the demands of His Holy Law³, leaving them .liable to everlasting punishment

¹ Romans 3:23, Romans 6:6, Ephesians 2:1

 ² Romans 5:12, Romans 5:19

³ Romans 3:10-12Matthew 25:46, John 3:36, Romans 3:20

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·    The choice of the church by God before the creation of the world¹.

 ¹ Ephesians 1:4-5, 2Timothy 1:9, Revelation 13:8

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·    The righteousness of Jesus Christ¹—God in our nature²—as the righteousness which met the demands of God’s law for all who believe in Him³.

¹ 1 John 2:1, 1 John3:5, 2Corinthians 5:21

² Colossians 2:9, Philippians 2:8;

³ Jeremiah 33:16, 2 Corinthians 5:21, Genesis 15:6, Galatians 2:16.

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·    The necessity of being born again by the Holy Spirit¹, enabling us to believe in Christ² and to have His Righteousness put on our account³.

¹ Deuteronomy 30:6, John 3: 3, 5;

 ² John 3:8, 1 Peter 1:23, 1 Corinthians 2:10, 14

³ Genesis 15:6, 1 Corinthians 1:30, 2 Corinthians 5:21

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•    The two sacraments of the New Testaments, Baptism¹ and the Lord’s Supper².

        ¹ Matthew 28:19-21, Colossians 2:11-12

        ² Mark 14:17-26, 1 Corinthians 11:17-34

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·    The necessity of personal holiness as defined by the commands if God¹.

¹ Ephesians 1:4, 5:27: Hebrews 12:10, 14: 1 Peter 1:15-16

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·    The eternal security of those who are true believers¹.

 ¹ Psalm 121, John 10:28, Romans 8:38-39

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·    The physical resurrection of Christ from the dead¹, his ascension into heaven² and his future return to judge the world³.

¹ Luke 24:39, Acts 10:41, 1 Corinthians 15:2-5

 ² Luke 24:51, Acts 1:9-10

³ Mark 8:38, Luke 21:7, 2 Peter 3:11, 14: 2 Corinthians 5:10

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 ·    The proclamation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ as the only hope for a lost world¹.

¹ Matthew 28:19-20, Mark 16:15, Luke 24:47, Acts 1:8

      Romans 10:14-15

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·    The principle that nothing should be introduced into the public worship of God except what is commanded by God¹.    

        ¹ Exodus 20:4-6,Deuteronomy 12:32,Matthew 4:9-10

                 I Corinthians14:40, Colossians 2:23

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