Who are we? What does it mean to be a Baptist Church?

What does it mean to be a Baptist Church?

  1. The Bible is our authority – 2 Timothy 3:16

 

  1. Believers baptism – Luke 13:3, 5 & Romans 10:8-10
  • Repentance
  • Faith
  • Public profession

 

  1. Priesthood of believers – 1 Peter 2:9

 

  1. Soul competency – Philippians 2:10

 

  1. Salvation by grace through faith – Ephesians 2:8

 

  1. Perseverance of the Saints – Deuteronomy 31:6; John 10:27-29

 

  1. Symbolic ordinances
  • Baptism
  • Lord’s Supper

 

  1. Local autonomy

 

  1. Cooperative effort in missions and education

 

  1. Follow the Great Commission – Matthew 28:18-20

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