What We Believe / The purpose and role of good works in the life of the believer is not to save or keep salvation, but to illustrate the work of God in His salvation of sinners and thus bring Him the glory He deserves.
What We Believe / God is at work today, in and through the ministries of local independent indigenous called out assemblies of believers in His Son. The local church is simply to preach and teach the Word of God, and the doctrines revealed therein, not reform society, or bring in some kingdom.
What We Believe / During this present age, from the Day of Pentecost to the Rapture of the church, God is at work in the lives of His people using His Grace, not the Law, as the way of life to teach and impel us to live for Him.
What We Believe / At GBC, we embrace traditional dispensationalism. We interpret Scripture consistently in a normal, literal, historical, and grammatical manner which results in the following beliefs: a distinction exists between national Israel and the New Testament church; the New Testament believer is not under the Law for salvation or sanctification; Jesus Christ will sit on David’s throne in Jerusalem and ruling the earth for a future 1000-year period; and, God’s ultimate purpose is to glorify Himself.
What We Believe / The moment a sinner believes Christ died for his/her sins, and rose again, to the saving of one’s soul, that person is placed into the body of Christ, the Church, of which Christ is the Head. Spirit Baptism is NOT a second work, subsequent to salvation, but simultaneous to salvation.
What We Believe / What is meant by “the last trump?” It is the trump to call God’s people to Himself at the end of the church age.
What We Believe / A survey of some of the Denials and deception of Satan utilizes from his arsenal as he combats God through His people
What We Believe / While many seek to deny his existence, the fact remains the devil does exist and he is alive and active in this world today, in particular seeking to carry out his program of attack against God and His people.
What We Believe / A survey of texts dealing with “hell” demonstrating that 1) it is a place of punishment that is deserved, not a torture chamber and, 2) it is eternal in duration.
What We Believe / A Consideration of the glories and excellencies of heaven, our future eternal home
What We Believe / As believers in Christ, we can be 100% assured that we have salvation from sin and that we can know this is true based on the character of God and the sure promises He has made in His Word, which promises He always keeps
What We Believe / The doctrine of Justification by faith “alone,” is the lynchpin doctrine of Biblical Christianity and is the primary benefit of our great salvation from sin.
What We Believe / The reality and fact of Christ’s Bodily resurrection prove it to be one of a number of core, essential and necessary doctrines that define the Church and Biblical Christianity
What We Believe / A survey of excuses commonly used to explain the empty tomb all fall short of both common sense and biblical explanation. The simple fact is that Christ arose from the dead on that first Resurrection Sunday!
What We Believe / The only way of salvation, the only message that saves sinners, is that Christ died for our sins. The death of Christ is the only possible payment to satisfy the God’s wrath against sin. It must be accepted individually, by faith alone
What We Believe / The inheritance from Adam is sin and death; The inheritance from Christ is forgiveness and eternal life. The choice is yours.
What We Believe / How can we explain the situation in which we all find ourselves today? The sin of Adam and Eve plunged all God’s “very good” creation into the cosmic catastrophic conditions we experience on a daily basis.
What We Believe / Mankind is the crown of God’s creation. All humans from Adam bear the image of our Creator, God.
What We Believe / Explicit reasons to take God’s Word literally. He created this universe in six consecutive solar days, just a few thousand years ago.
What WE Believe / The importance of embracing the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ is a crucial yet profound reality for every believer.
What We Believe / Who is God? What is He like? God eternally exists as three distinct Person, co-equal, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.