• Metro Calvary Chapel has been formed as a fellowship of believers in the Lordship of Jesus Christ. Our supreme desire is to know Christ and be conformed into His image by the power of the Holy Spirit. We are not a denominational church, nor are we opposed to denominations as such, only their over-emphasis of doctrinal differences that have led to the division of the body of Christ.
  • We believe that there is one living and true GOD, eternally existing in three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, equal in power and glory; that this triune God created all, upholds all, and governs all(Genesis 1:1; Deuteronomy 6:4; Matthew 28:19; John 10:30).
  • We believe that the SCRIPTURES of the Old and New Testaments are the Word of God, fully inspired without error in the original manuscripts, and the infallible rule of faith and practice (John 17:17; 2 Timothy 3:15-17; 2Peter 1:21).
  • We believe in GOD THE FATHER, an infinite, personal Spirit, perfect in holiness, wisdom, power and love; that He concerns Himself mercifully in the affairs of men; that He hears and answers prayer; and that He saves from sin and death all who come to Him through Jesus Christ (John 4:24; 14:1-2; Titus 1:3).
  • We believe in JESUS CHRIST, God’s only begotten Son, conceived by the Holy Spirit. We believe in His virgin birth, sinless life, miracles and teachings, His substitutionary atoning death, bodily resurrection, ascension into heaven, perpetual intercession for His people and personal, visible return to earth (Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:23; Mark 16:19; Luke 1:34-35; John 2:11; John 10:33; 11:25; Acts 1:11; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; Ephesians 1:7; Hebrews 2:9; 4:15; 7:26; Revelation 19:11-16).
  • We believe in the HOLY SPIRIT, Who came from the Father and Son to convict the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment, and to regenerate, sanctify and empower for ministry all who believe in Christ; we believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit and in the exercise of all Biblical gifts of the Spirit (John 16:8-11; Romans 15:13, 16; 1 Corinthians 14; Titus 3:5).
  • We believe that all PEOPLE are sinners by nature and choice and, therefore, are under condemnation, that God regenerates by the Holy Spirit, those who repent of their sins and confess Jesus Christ as Lord; that Jesus Christ baptized the seeking believer with the Holy Spirit and power for service, often subsequent to regeneration (Acts 8:15-17; Romans 3:14; Galatians 3:37; Titus 3:5).
  • We believe in the universal CHURCH, the living spiritual body, of which Christ is the Head and all regenerated persons are members (1 Corinthians 12:12-13; Ephesians 4:15-16).
  • We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ committed two ORDINANCES to the Church: 1) baptism, and 2) the Lord’s Supper. We believe in baptism by immersion and communion open to all believers (Matthew 28:19; Acts 2:38; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26).
  • We believe also in the LAYING ON OF HANDS for the baptism of the Holy Spirit, for ordination of pastors, elders, and deacons, and for receiving gifts of the Spirit of healing (Acts 6:6; 8:17; 1 Timothy 4:14).
  • We believe in the personal, visible RETURN OF CHRIST to earth and the establishment of His Kingdom, in the resurrection of the body, the final judgment and eternal blessing of the righteous and endless suffering of the wicked (Matthew 16:27; Acts 1:11; Revelations 19:11-16; 20:11-15).
  • We believe in what is termed “THE APOSTLES’ CREED” as embodying fundamental facts of Christian faith.
  • We believe that the Christian’s life is to be lived in accordance with sound Biblical teaching. Therefore the Christian is to avoid those practices Scripture explicitly prohibits.
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