COTR BELIEFS


Scripture

God wrote the Bible through men and without error. (2 Peter 1:21)


Trinity

God exists eternally in a Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. (2 Corinthians 13:14)


Jesus

Jesus Christ is the Son of God. He became a man, lived a sinless life, died on a cross, was buried, rose bodily from the grave, and ascended into Heaven to redeem sinful people. (Hebrews 1:3)


Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is the supernatural agent who applies salvation to sinful people, regenerating, indwelling, sanctifying, and sealing them until the day of Christ’s return. (John 15:26)


Humanity

God creates all people in His image as uniquely male and female. (Genesis 1:27)


Salvation

All people are sinful and in need of salvation. Salvation is a gift of God, given by grace alone, and received by personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. (Ephesians 2:8)


The Church

The church is both universal and local. (Acts 2:42)


Restoration

Jesus will return to earth to judge all people and to rule and reign with his saints forever. (Matthew 25:46)