CORE BELIEFS

'THE 5 SOLAS'

 

SCRIPTURE ALONE. 

NOT MAN'S WISDOM

Psalm 119:18; Psalm 138:2; 2 Tim. 3:14-17

 

FAITH ALONE.

NOTHING WE EARN

Galatians 3:6-11

 

GRACE ALONE.

NOTHING WE ACCOMPLISH

Ephesians 1:3-8

 

CHRIST ALONE.

NO OTHER MEDIATOR

1 Tim. 2:5-6; Col. 1:13-18

 

GOD'S GLORY ALONE. 

NOT FOR OUR OWN PRAISE

1 Cor. 10:31; 1 Peter 4:11; Rev. 1:6; 2 Peter 3:1; Eph. 3:21; Rev. 7:12; Rom. 11:36

 


 

SHIFTS

 

DEATH TO LIFE

CHRIST DIDN'T COME TO MAKE BAD PEOPLE GOOD;

HE CAME TO MAKE DEAD PEOPLE ALIVE

John 3; Matthew 19:24; Ephesians 2

 

RELIGION TO RELATIONSHIP

CHRIST DIDN'T COME TO ESTABLISH A RELIGION;

HE CAME TO RESTORE A RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM

Galatians 3:15-4:7; Matthew 23:25-28; Matthew 25; Ezekiel 36:24-36

 

BONDAGE TO FREEDOM

CHRIST DIDN'T COME TO REQUIRE PERFECTION OF THE LAW;

HE CAME TO FUFILL THE LAW, GIVING US FREEDOM TO REST IN HIM.

Galatians 5:1-15; Exodus 12; Leviticus 1-10; Matthew 8:1-4; Numbers 5

 

ISOLATION TO FAMILY

CHRIST DIDN'T COME SO WE CAN DINE ALONE;

HE CAME TO INVITE US TO DINE WITH HIM AND HIS FAMILY

Ephesians 2:19-22; 1 Corinthians 1:10-17; Acts 2:42-47

 

STRIVING TO ABIDING

CHRIST DIDN'T COME TO TEACH US HOW TO STRIVE IN MANUFACTURING OUR OWN FRUIT;

HE CAME TO TEACH US TO ABIDE IN HIM AS HE BARES HIS FRUIT IN AND THROUGH OUR LIVES

John 15; Colossians 3:5-17; Matthew 5:17-20

 

CONSUMERISM TO MISSION

CHRIST DIDN'T COME TO JOIN MY MISSION;

HE CAME SO I COULD JOIN HIS MISSION IN LOVING HIM, LOVING OTHERS, AND MAKING DISCIPLES

Luke 10:1-10; Matthew 5:13-16; Matthew 13