What We Believe

What we believe at The Exchange about Jesus, the Bible, and the Church

WE BELIEVE the Bible is the inspired Word of God.

(Mark 12:36; John 14:26, 16:12-15; Acts 1:16; I Corinthians 2:12-13; II Timothy 3:14-16; II Peter 1:20-21)

WE BELIEVE in one God who is seen in three persons: the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

(Matthew 3:16,17; John 1:1,14; John 14:9; Genesis 1:2,26; John 4:24, John 10:30; John 14:16-20)

WE BELIEVE God is the creator of all things visible and invisible.

(Genesis 1:1; Acts 17:24-28; Hebrews 11:3)

WE BELIEVE in the Virgin Birth and that Jesus was born fully human and fully divine.

(Philippians 2:7,8; John1:14; Romans 5:15-17; Colossians 2:9; 1 John 1:1; Matthew 1:18; Luke 1:26-38)

WE BELIEVE that mankind was meant to have fellowship with God, but through Adam’s disobedience, sin separated us from God, our source of life.

(Isaiah 59:2; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23;Romans 5:12)

WE BELIEVE that Jesus suffered and was crucified to pay the price for our sins and to undo the works of the devil.

(1 John 3:8; Galatians 3:13; Colossians 2:14,15)

WE BELIEVE Jesus was buried and resurrected in bodily form on the third day.

(Luke 23:44-24:8; John 20:24-29; 1 Corinthians 15:3-8)

WE BELIEVE that salvation and forgiveness of sins is only received by grace through faith in Jesus Christ.

(Matthew 26:28; Romans 5:17; Ephesians 2:8-9; 1 Peter 1:18-19; 1 John 1:7-9)

WE BELIEVE that water baptism is an outward expression of the inward work of salvation.

(Romans 6:4; Matthew 28:19; Colossians 2:12)

WE BELIEVE in the Holy Spirit, who dwells in every Christian.

(John 15:26; John 16:5-15; 1 Corinthians 3:16, 6:19; II Timothy 1:14)

WE BELIEVE in the Baptism of the Holy Spirit, an experience that empowers the Christian.

(Acts 1:7-8; Romans 8:26-27)

WE BELIEVE that divine healing through the redemptive work of Christ is available for every believer.

(James 5:14, I Peter 2:24)

WE BELIEVE in eternal life for believers and eternal punishment for unbelievers.

(John 5:24, 3:16; Mark 9:43-50; II Thessalonians 1:9; Revelation 20:10-15)