Abridged Doctrinal Statement

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  1. Believe in the inerrancy of and the supreme and final authority in faith and life of Scripture, both the Old and New Testament.
  2. Believe in One God - eternal, omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent existing as three persons - Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
  3. Believe the Lord Jesus Christ was begotten by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary and that He is both true God and true Man.
  4. Believe that the Holy Spirit indwells and gives life to believers, enables them to understand the Scriptures, empowers them for godly living and equips them for service and witness.
  5. Believe that the creation lies in the special, immediate, and formative acts of God and not from previously existing forms of life.
  6. Believe man was created perfect in the image of God, that he sinned, which is separation from God, and all human beings are born with a sinful nature, and are sinners in thought, word and deed.
  7. Believe in the substitutionary death of Jesus Christ for our sins and in the literal bodily resurrection of the crucified Lord, according to the Scriptures.
  8. Believe in Justification by Grace alone, through Faith alone, and in Christ alone.
  9. Believe in the literal, bodily return of Jesus Christ to set up His eternal kingdom.
  10. Believe in the resurrection of the dead; the saved to a life eternal in heaven with God; the unsaved to eternal judgment in the lake of fire.
  11. Believe it is the privilege and responsibility of every believer to be involved in evangelism, giving the gospel of Christ to the whole world.

You may also review the full, unabridged Cedarville University doctrinal statement.