Statement of Faith

Sun Valley Community Church Statement of Faith

We believe...
...God’s priority is for us to develop a love for God, for other Christians, and for the people of the world. Matthew 22:34-39 | Matthew 28:18-20

...the Bible is the Word of God, true and without error; it is our guide for life.
Psalm 19:7-14 | Psalm 105 | Isaiah 55:11 | 2 Tim. 3:16,17 | Hebrews 4:12

...in God as Trinity —  Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, all being one.
Deut. 6:4 | Matt. 28:18-20 | Hebrews 1:3 | Col. 1;15 | John 1:1, 10:30, 14:6-14, 20:28

...the devil and his demons are real and the enemy of God and all people.
2 Cor. 10:5 | Ephesians 2:1-4, 6:10-20 | 1 Peter 5:8

...in the virgin birth of Jesus, God in the flesh. Matthew 1:18-25

…Jesus died for our sins. We cannot earn our way to heaven or pay the penalty for our sins with our own merit. We must trust in Christ and Christ alone for our salvation. Romans 3:23, 5:18, 6:23 | Ephesians 2:8,9

...Jesus was buried, rose from the dead and ascended to heaven. We look for his imminent return.
Acts 1:10,11 | 1 Thes. 5 | 2 Thes. 2

...each individual must decide for him/herself if they will accept God’s gift of forgiveness and eternal life by receiving Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. John 14:6 | Acts 4:12 | Romans 10:9-15

...hell is a real place of punishment set aside for the devil and the demons and for all who will not accept Jesus Christ as their Savior. Rev. 20:7-14 | Luke 16:19-31

...the Holy Spirit lives in us as Christians, teaching us, and enabling us to mature spiritually through obedience to God’s Word. 1 Cor. 2:12-15 | Romans 8:9-11

...the church is established by God, the body of Christ, to be God’s presence in the world.
Matthew  5:15-16, 16:18, 18:15-20, et. al.

...Jesus has commanded the Church to observe the ordinances of believers’ baptism by immersion and communion. Acts 2:38 | Romans 6:1-4 | Luke 22:17-19 | 1 Cor. 11:23-26

...every individual is incredibly important to God. John 3:16

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