FAITH BELIEF PURPOSE
STATEMENT OF FAITH:
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”[John 3:16]
WE BELIEVE THAT:
- There is only one God and He
desires all people to be saved.
- God reveals himself as three persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
- God the Father created the Universe and all life.
- God the Son lived on earth as Jesus Christ, wholly God and wholly human but without sin.
- God the Holy Spirit is our spiritual counsellor and guide.
- Everyone has sinned and their relationship with God is broken.
- God sent His Son Jesus to die on a cross so that our sins are forgiven.
- Jesus rose from the dead and so restored our relationship with God.There is no other way.
- God’s Word, the Holy Bible is written by men divinely inspired by His Holy
- Jesus will return one day to complete God’s plan for the world.
- The Christian church, both local and universal, is the representation of Jesus Christ on earth.
OUR PURPOSE IS TO:
- Offer praise and worship to our God as a body
(the church) and as individuals.
- Fulfill Christ’s commission by introducing people
to Jesus and by providing teaching and other activities that will enable them
to reach their full potential as followers of Jesus Christ.
- Build up the church by actively offering love,
care and support to our own community of Christian believers.
- Reach out in a variety of ways to the local community
surrounding North Teignmouth Community Church.
- Offer love, care, support and prayer to the
Church of God nationally and internationally.