What We Believe

Seventh-day Adventists accept the Bible as their only creed and hold certain fundamental beliefs to be the teaching of the Holy Scriptures. These beliefs, as set forth here, constitute the church's understanding and expression of the teaching of Scripture.

Seventh-day Adventists believe...

In the ordinances of humility, and the Lord’s Supper. John 13:4-17; I Cor. 11:23-26

In the gift of the Holy Spirit, including the Spirit of Prophecy. Eph. 4:8, 11; Rev. 12:17, 19:10

In discarding unhealthy practices, such as the use of intoxicants, tobacco, unclean meats, etc. Proverbs 23:29-32; I Cor. 3:16-17; Deut. 14:3-20 Isa. 66:15-17

That the followers of Jesus should manifest true Christian modesty in dress, and deportment, and should shun all questionable worldly amusements. I Timothy 2:9-10; Matthew 24:27-44; James 1:29

In God the Father, Jesus Christ, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Hebrews 1:1-3; John 1:1-3, 14, John 15:26.

In salvation and new birth, through the acceptance of the gospel. John 3: 1-7, 11

That the Bible is inspired word of God. II Timothy 3:16-17

The immortality is the gift of God, that the dead are in an unconscious state, and that there will be a general resurrection. Romans 6:23; Ecc. 9:5; I Thes. 4: 16-17

That the law of the Ten Commandments is the standard of righteousness by which all will be judged. James 2:10-12

That this original Seventh Day Sabbath has never been changed by divine authority, and therefore all Christians are under the obligation to keep it holy. Genesis 2:2-3; Luke 23:54-56

In support of the Gospel through tithes and offerings. Mal. 3:8-11; Matt. 23:23

In baptism by immersion. Mark 1:9-10; Romans 6:3-5

For a list of our 28 Fundamental Beliefs click here.