Statement of Faith
Traditional Protestant Reformed creeds and confessions
We hold to historic Reformed Confessions: the Savoy Declaration of Faith (1658); the Heidelberg Catechism (1563); and the Canons of Dordt (1619). We also hold to the four ecumenical creeds of the early church: the Apostles Creed; the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed (381); the Creed of Chalcedon (451); and the Athanasian Creed (A.D. 381 through the second half of 5th century).
These Reformed confessions expound the central doctrines of Christianity, such as:
- The full verbal inspiration, inerrancy, and sufficiency of the completed Scripture;
- The Trinity (one God in three Persons);
- The full deity and full humanity of Jesus Christ (which requires the virginal conception);
- The judicial, substitutionary atonement provided by Jesus Christ;
- Justification by grace alone, through faith alone, on the ground of Christ's work alone;
- The bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ, i.e., Jesus Christ arose from the dead, within human history, in the same material body of flesh and bones in which He died (Lk 24:39-43; Jn 20:20, 27); and
- The future, bodily second coming of the Lord Jesus Christ, followed by the general bodily resurrection of all the dead, and the final judgment...