Beliefs

At Long Leaf Baptist, we believe...


 

 in the infallible, verbal inspiration of the Bible, in whole or in part. (II Timothy 3:16-17)

 

 in the Triune God. (Matthew 18:19)

 

 in the Genesis account of Creation. (Exodus 20:11)

 

 in the Virgin birth of Jesus Christ, as recorded in Matthew 1:20-21

 

 in the deity of Jesus Christ. (Matthew 1:23, John 10:30)

 

 in the God given gift, with obedience and vicarious sacrifice of Jesus Christ. (Hebrews 2:9,11, II Corinthians 5:21, I Peter 2:24)

 

 that the Church is the visible body of Jesus Christ in the world today and that Jesus is its true head. (Ephesians 1:22-23)

 

 Salvation is wholly by grace, through faith in Jesus Christ. (Ephesians 2:8)

 

 that all truly born-again believers are preserved eternally. (I Peter 1:5, John 10:27-30)

 

 in the second coming of Jesus Christ, personal and bodily, as the crowning event of this Gentile age. (Acts 1:11)

 

 in the Biblical doctrine of eternal punishment of the final impenitent. (Matthew 25:26-30)

 

 that the two ordinances of the Church are the Lord’s Supper and Baptism, and that scriptural baptism is by immersion of believers only, administered by the New Testament Church.

 

in the pursuant to Genesis 2:24, God made marriage to be between a man and a woman.