Dunn’s Memorial Baptist Church Statement of Faith

  • We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God revealing the love of God to the world.1Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15-17.
     

  • We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; Ephesians 4:4-6.
     

  • We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His atoning death through His death on the cross, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father crowned with honor, power, and glory. Matthew 1:23; John 1:1-4 and 1:29; Acts 1:11 and 2:22-24; Romans 8:34; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 and 4:15.
     

  • We believe that all men everywhere are lost and face the judgment of God, that Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation. Repentance of sin and faith in Jesus Christ results in regeneration by the Holy Spirit. Romans 5:12; Luke 24:46-47; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; 2 Corinthians 5:10-11; Ephesians 1:7 and 2:8-9; Titus 3:4-7.
     

  • We believe that no man can say that Jesus is Lord but by the Holy Ghost. That the indwelling enables the Christian to live a godly life. 1 Corinthians 12:3; John 3:5-8; Acts 1:8 and 4:31; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Galatians 5:16-18; Ephesians 6:12; Colossians 2:6-10.
     

  • We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the saved unto the resurrection of eternal life and the lost unto the resurrection of damnation and eternal punishment. John 5:28-29; 1 Corinthians 15:51-57; Revelation 20:11-15.
     

  • We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that all true believers are members of His body, the church. 1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 1:22-23.
     

  • We believe that the ministry of reconciliation is brought about through the proclamation of the gospel. Evangelism is the responsibility of all followers of Jesus Christ.  Becoming a Christian and discipleship are the same calling. 2 Corinthians 5:12-20; Luke 14:33; Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15; 1 Peter 3:15.
     

  • We believe that marriage is not just a civil union between two people. God’s plan for human sexuality is to be expressed only within the context of marriage. God created man and woman as unique biological persons to fulfil this covenant.  God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society. For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female. Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9.
     

  • We believe that human life is sacred from conception to its natural end; and that we must have concern for the physical and spiritual needs of all men. Psalm 139:13; Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5; Matthew 22:37-39; Romans 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10.