Salvation

Salvation involves the redemption of the whole man, and is offered freely to all who accept Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour, who by His own blood obtained eternal redemption for the believer. In its broadest sense salvation includes regeneration, justification, sanctification, and glorification. There is no salvation apart from personal faith in Jesus Christ as Lord.

A. Regeneration, or the new birth, is a work of God's grace whereby believers become new creatures in Christ Jesus. It is a change of heart wrought by the Holy Spirit through conviction of sin, to which the sinner responds in repentance toward God and faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Repentance and faith are inseparable experiences of grace.

Repentance is a genuine turning from sin toward God. Faith is the acceptance of Jesus Christ and commitment of the entire personality to Him as Lord and Saviour.

B. Justification is God's gracious and full acquittal upon principles of His righteousness of all sinners who repent and believe in Christ. Justification brings the believer unto a relationship of peace and favor with God.

C. Sanctification is the experience, beginning in regeneration, by which the believer is set apart to God's purposes, and is enabled to progress toward moral and spiritual maturity through the presence and power of the Holy Spirit dwelling in him. Growth in grace should continue throughout the regenerate person's life.

D. Glorification is the culmination of salvation and is the final blessed and abiding state of the redeemed.

Genesis 3:15; Exodus 3:14-17; 6:2-8; Matthew 1:21; 4:17; 16:21-26; 27:22-28:6; Luke 1:68-69; 2:28-32; John 1:11-14,29; 3:3-21,36; 5:24; 10:9,28-29; 15:1-16; 17:17; Acts 2:21; 4:12; 15:11; 16:30-31; 17:30-31; 20:32; Romans 1:16-18; 2:4; 3:23-25; 4:3ff.; 5:8-10; 6:1-23; 8:1-18,29-39; 10:9-10,13; 13:11-14; 1 Corinthians 1:18,30; 6:19-20; 15:10; 2 Corinthians 5:17-20; Galatians 2:20; 3:13; 5:22-25; 6:15; Ephesians 1:7; 2:8-22; 4:11-16; Philippians 2:12-13; Colossians 1:9-22; 3:1ff.; 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24; 2 Timothy 1:12; Titus 2:11-14; Hebrews 2:1-3; 5:8-9; 9:24-28; 11:1-12:8,14; James 2:14-26; 1 Peter 1:2-23; 1 John 1:6-2:11; Revelation 3:20; 21:1-22:5.

 
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This Week's Events
JUL

14

TUE
Vacation Bible School
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
For kids completing pre-k thru 5th grade
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JUL

15

WED
Fellowship Meals
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Served in the new building. Suggested donation- kids and youth -$1.00, adults- $3.00. Max per family $10.00.
Vacation Bible School
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
For kids completing pre-k thru 5th grade
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Youth Service
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
this service is for grades 7-12 and is held in The Annex.
Adult Bible Study/Prayer Service
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Held in the Main Building in the Worship Center or around tables in the new building.
TeamKID
6:30 PM to 7:40 PM
An Interactive program for preschool through 6th Grade students designed to help them love the Lord, His Word and Others!
JUL

16

THU
Vacation Bible School
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
For kids completing pre-k thru 5th grade
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JUL

18

SAT
Bridge Building Reserved
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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