New Covenant Community Church
New Covenant Community Church | What We Believe
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What We Believe

New Covenant Community Church has adopted the following statement of faith as a statement of its beliefs and the beliefs of its members. The Statement of Faith does not exhaust the extent of our faith. The Bible is the sole and final authority on matters of faith and belief.
  1. The Word of God
    We believe the Bible is the Word of God, fully inspired and without error in the original manuscripts, written under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, and has supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct.
  2. The Trinity
    We believe there is one living and true God, eternally existing in three persons, that these are equal in every divine perfection, and that they execute distinct but harmonious offices in the work of creation, providence and redemption.
  3. God the Father
    We believe in God the Father, an infinite, personal spirit, perfect in holiness, wisdom, power and love. We believe He concerns Himself mercifully in the affairs of man, He hears and answers prayer, and He saves from sin and death all who come to Him through Jesus Christ.
  4. Jesus Christ
    We believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only begotten Son, conceived by the Holy Spirit. We believe in His virgin birth, sinless life, miracles and teachings. We believe in His substitutionary atoning death, bodily resurrection, ascension into heaven, perpetual intercession for his people, and personal, visible return to earth.
  5. The Holy Spirit
    We believe in the Holy Spirit, who comes forth from the Father and Son to convict the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment, and to regenerate, sanctify, and empower all who believe in Jesus Christ. We believe the Holy Spirit indwells every believer in Christ and that He is an abiding helper, teacher and guide.
  6. Regeneration
    We believe all men are sinners by nature and by choice and are, therefore, under condemnation. We believe that those who repent of their sins and trust in Jesus Christ as Savior are regenerated by the Holy Spirit.
  7. The Church
    We believe in the universal Church, a living spiritual body of which Christ is the head and all regenerated persons are members. We believe in the local church, consisting of a company of believers in Jesus Christ, baptized on a credible profession of faith and associated for worship, work and fellowship. We believe God lays upon the members of the local church the primary task of giving the gospel of Jesus Christ to a lost world.
  8. Christian Conduct
    We believe that a Christian should live for the glory of God and the well-being of his fellowman, that his conduct should be blameless before the world, that he should be a faithful steward of his possessions and that he should seek to realize for himself and others the full stature of maturity in Christ.
  9. The Ordinances
    We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ has committed two ordinances to the local church: baptism and the Lord’s Supper. We believe that Christian baptism is the immersion of a believer in water into the name of the triune God. We believe that the Lord’s Supper was instituted by Christ for commemoration of His death. We believe that these two ordinances should be observed and administered until the return of the Lord Jesus Christ.
  10. Religious Liberty
    We believe that every human being has direct relations with God and is responsible to God alone in all matters of faith, that each church is independent and must be free from interference by any ecclesiastical or political authority and that, therefore, Church and State must be kept separate as having different functions, each fulfilling its duties free from dictation of patronage of the other.
  11. Church Cooperation
    We believe that local churches can best promote the cause of Jesus Christ by cooperating with one another in a denominational organization. Such an organization, whether a regional or district conference, exists and functions by the will of the churches. Cooperation in a conference is voluntary and may be terminated at any time. Churches may likewise cooperate with interdenominational fellowships on a voluntary, independent basis.
  12. The Last Things
    We believe in the personal and visible return of the Lord Jesus Christ to earth and the establishment of His kingdom. We believe in the resurrection of the body, the final judgment, the eternal felicity of the righteous, and the endless suffering of the wicked.
  13. Marriage
    We believe in God as the Creator of all things. We believe that God created man and that He created them male and female. As such He created them different so as to complement and complete each other. God instituted monogamous marriage—between male and female only—as the foundation of the family, the basic structure of human society. Accordingly, this church will only recognize, condone or perform marriage ceremonies between individuals of the opposite biological sex. Same-sex marriages, civil unions and domestic partnerships are not in keeping with God’s design and plan for marriage and relationships or the church’s beliefs, despite what the laws of the state may establish.
  14. Sexuality
    We believe that marriage is exclusively the legal union of one genetic male and one genetic female and evidenced by a marriage ceremony. We also believe that legitimate biblical sexual relations are exercised solely within marriage. Sexual behavior and activities beyond the biblical mandate are inconsistent with the teachings of the Bible and the church, and are incompatible with a true biblical witness.