What does New Life Believe?
We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in
three Persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
We believe in the deity of Jesus Christ; in His Virgin
Birth; in His sinless life; in His miracles; in His vicarious and atoning death
through His shed blood; in His bodily resurrection; in His ascension to the
right hand of the Father; and in His personal return in power and glory.
We believe the Bible is inspired and authoritative. It is
the supreme source of information regarding God’s wishes for humanity. The
Bible best conveys the teachings and
ministry of Jesus, the living Word of God.
We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful
humanity, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is essential, and that repentance
from sin and acceptance of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior is the only way to
come into a relationship with God.
We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by
whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life. He provides
power for living a victorious life, understanding of spiritual truth, and
guidance. We further believe His power and gifts are available to believers
We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the
lost: those who are saved unto the resurrection of life and those who are lost
unto the resurrection of damnation. Heaven and hell are real places of eternal
We believe it is important to uphold the scriptural
practices of the early church. Therefore, we hold to the practice of water baptism
and the regular taking of Communion.