Eastpointe Beliefs

We believe in one God - Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
Genesis 1:1 | Matthew 3:16-17 | John 1:1 | John 14:16-20 | Ephesians 4:4-6

We believe God is the creator of mankind and of all things, visible and invisible.
Genesis 1:1 | Acts 17:24-28 | Colossians 1:15-17

We believe in Jesus Christ, God's only Son and Savior of the world.
Matthew 1:18 | John 3:16 | John 20:24-31

We believe the Holy Spirit dwells within every Christian.
John 14:16-20 | John 16:5-15

We believe the Bible is the inspired and inerrant Word of God and the final authority for all matters of faith.
2 Timothy 3:16 | Hebrews 4:13

We believe that mankind, created by God, willfully sinned, and as a result, is lost and without hope apart from Jesus Christ.
Acts 4:12 | Romans 3:23 | 1 John 1:7

We believe that death seals the eternal destiny of each person. The saved will inherit eternal life; the unsaved, eternal separation from God.
Daniel 12:2 | John 6:47 | Romans 8:10-11

We believe that salvation comes by grace through faith in Jesus Christ (Ephesians 2:8-9). The Bible teaches that we receive grace by:
   - putting faith in Christ (Romans 5:1-2)
   - repenting of sin (Luke 24:45-47; Acts 3:19)
   - confessing Jesus as Lord (Romans 10:9-10)
   - being immersed into Christ (Acts 2:38; Colossians 2:12)
We believe that one retains God's grace by standing firm to the end.
(Matthew 10:22 | 1 Corinthians 15:1-2 | Colossians 1:23)

We believe that the church is the body and bride of Christ, founded on the day of Pentecost, consisting of all Christians everywhere.
1 Corinthians 12:27 | Colossians 1:18, 24

We believe marriage is ordained by God as the union between one man and one woman.
Genesis 2:21-24 | Matthew 19:4-6

We believe it is God's plan for Elders to lead the local church.
Acts 20:28 | 1 Timothy 3:1-7 | 1 Peter 5:1-4

We believe in participating in the Lord's Supper (communion) on a weekly basis.
Acts 20:7 | 1 Corinthians 11:23-26