What We Believe
STATEMENT OF DOCTRINE OF THE SALESVILLE CHURCH OF FAITH
We believe in the one God, Maker and Ruler of all things, the source of all truth and love. He is representative in three persons: God the Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit
We believe in Jesus Christ, His Deity, virgin birth, substitutionary Atonement, and His bodily return.
We believe in the Holy Spirit, God present with us for guidance, for comfort and for strength and in His convicting and regenerating work.
We believe in the Bible to be the inspired, full, complete and infallible Word of God.
We believe Heaven to be an actual place where Christ is now at God's throne on our behalf.
We believe the church is the elect company of believers, redeemed by the blood of Christ and baptized by the Spirit into Christ's body.
We believe salvation is wholly of 'grace through faith' as a free gift without works.
We believe that man was the direct creation of God, that man rebelled against God and as the result, man became a sinner in need a Savior.
We believe in water baptism, for believers only, by immersion and in the name of the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit.
We believe the Lord's Table observance is a memorial showing our trust in His death 'til He come
We believe Satan is a person, the instigator of all evil and the prince of the world.
We believe Hell to be an actual place of fire and torment where the soul and spirit of the lost go for eternal punishment.