Our Beliefs

Our Beliefs

What We Believe - Bridge of Hope Community Church

We believe: The Bible is the inspired, inerrant Word of God.
(2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:20)

We believe: God is the Creator, Sustainer, and Supreme Ruler of the universe, and eternally existent in three persons: The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit.
(Genesis 1; Matthew 28:19; John 1:3; II Corinthians 13:14; I Peter 1:2)

We believe: Jesus, the Son of God was crucified for the sins of man, and, is the only way to gain access to the Father.
(Matthew 20:18-19, 26:28; John 14:6)

We believe: The Holy Spirit is sent by Jesus to infill, empower, teach, guide and comfort all who follow Him.
(Acts 1:8, 2:2-4, John 16:13)

We believe: Salvation is by grace through faith in the finished work of Christ.
(Acts 2:21; Romans 10:9-10; 1 John 1:9)

We believe: Baptism by immersion in water is an outward expression of in inward change, and is a picture of Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection.
(Matthew 28:19; Acts 2:28)

We believe: Man was created in the image of God, man’s fall ushered sin and evil into the world, and the penalty for sin is spiritual, physical, and eternal death.
(Genesis 1:26; Genesis 2:17; Romans 6:23, Hebrews 9:27)

We believe: God created the first family as the model for mankind to follow, and that marriage is a sacred union between one man and one woman.
(Genesis 1:27-28; Matthew 19:4-6)

We believe: The church is the eternal and universal Body of Christ consisting of those who have accepted the work of the atonement – His blood at the cross.
(Acts 2:40-42; Matthew 28:18-20)

We believe: The dead in Christ will be resurrected, the church will be raptured, and that Jesus and His followers will reign upon the earth.
(1 Corinthians 15:51-52; Hebrews 9:28; 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17; Revelation 1:7; 20:4-6)