The Scriptures of the Old and New Testament are God’s uniquely revealed and written Word, inspired by the Holy Spirit, and are the church’s first and final authority in all areas of faith and life for all people in every age.
The Bible speaks to us with the authority of God himself. We seek to understand, love, follow, obey, surrender, and submit to God’s Word—both Jesus Christ, the living Word of God, and the Scriptures, the written Word of God, which bear true and faithful witness to Jesus Christ.
We believe the ongoing revelation of the Holy Spirit will always be consistent with Scripture. “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work (2 Timothy 3:16-17).”
Scripture: Matthew 4:4; 1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:16-17; Hebrews 4:12
Confessions: Second Helvetic Confession 5.001, 5.003, 5.010 Westminster Confession of Faith 6.006, 6.009 Larger Catechism 7.113-114