What We Believe

"What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us." - A.W. Tozer

Core Beliefs

The following are the core beliefs of Gospel Community Church - NY based on the foundational truths taught in the bible. All of our teaching and ministry is rooted in and flows out of these biblical doctrines.

WE, THE BODY OF CHRIST, BELIEVE

the Bible to be the inspired and only infallible and authoritative Word of God.
II Timothy 3:16, 17

WE BELIEVE

that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons; God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.
Matthew 28:19, Mark 12:29

WE BELIEVE

in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ John 20:28, in His virgin birth Luke 1:27, in His sinless life Hebrews 4:15, in His miracles John 20:30, 31 in His vicarious and atoning death Colossians 2:13, 14, in His bodily resurrection John 20:27, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father Acts 1:9, and in His personal future return to this earth in power and glory to rule a thousand years. Revelation 20:6

WE BELIEVE

in the rapture, which is the catching away of the
believers at Christ’s coming.
I Thessalonians 4:16, 17

WE BELIEVE

that the only means of being cleansed from sin is through repentance towards God and faith in Jesus Christ being justified by His blood.
Acts 20:21, Romans 5:9

WE BELIEVE

that regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely
essential for personal salvation.
Titus 3:5

WE BELIEVE

that there is provision for physical healing of the human body as God wills in answer to believing prayer.
James 5:14, 15

WE BELIEVE

that the baptism of the Holy Spirit, according to Acts 2:4 is given to believers who ask for it. Luke 11:13

WE BELIEVE

in the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a holy life.
II Thessalonians 2:13, I Thessalonians 5:23

WE BELIEVE

in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost, the one to everlasting life and the other to everlasting damnation.
Acts 24:15, John 5:28, 29