The Bible

Are you comfortable with this book? Do you know what it is talking about? Does this book encourage you? Help you?  


What would it take to help you trust the Word of God more? Because if you trust His Word more, you'll be trusting God more. And we think you'll find that will make a huge difference to everything


The Basics:

1. Scripture: The Bible is our book. It's our authority, and we take seriously what it says and consider it the Word of God. - II Timothy 3:16


2. Salvation:  While we recognize that not everyone who has ever lived has heard the name of Jesus, we do believe that salvation comes through Him. He is God's Son, and and came to this earth here to both die for us, and live for us. - Romans 6:23



Our Beliefs:

3. Second Coming: Our church started 160+ years ago because the wider church community had largely forgotten that Jesus is coming back to take us to heaven - a literal, visible to all, return. While this is no longer unique to our denomination, you'll find this anticipation is a big deal for us - it drives us to study and try to understand Biblical prophecy, especially the Bible books of Daniel and Revelation. John 14.1-3

4. Sabbath: As our name implies, we worship on the Bible Sabbath believing this is the day that God made, rested on, blessed, and made holy at the end of the creation week. And to keep the Sabbath, we do more than go to church. From Sundown Friday to Sundown Saturday, we refrain from work and generally more secular activities.  Exodus 20.8-11

5. State of the Dead: We believe what the Christian faith at large often refers to as soul sleep. That is that when we die, we "sleep" as Jesus put it while he was here on earth, until Jesus comes, then those who "died in Christ" will be raised up to "meet Him in the air". This belief came about largely as our early church studied the Second Coming of Jesus.  I Thessalonians 4.13-18

6. Sanctuary: Or... another way of saying it - "God with us," and is this context is rather more difficult to sum up in a sentence or two.  But we think the Old Testament is as important as the New. Not for all it's specific laws... but because it continually is pointing to Jesus. And that is never clearer, or more detailed, than in the Sanctuary Service of the Old Testament Tabernacle. The verse that historically drove us to this study was Daniel 8.14

7. Seeing God

God wants to be known. To connect, to love. So just a list of beliefs does not feel satisfactory. Surely, it would be so much better to experience God. So in this series of Bible Study's here, we look at "seeing Him."

  • Coming Soon:  Video's through the Gospel of John

    Why is it so difficult to see God here in this world?  Is is because we are not looking, or we don't recognize the creator in the created world? Are we looking for the wrong thing? Are there clues... can God be seen and known?


    We think it's worth a look! And we invite you to join us as we start in the Gospel of John - who describes the Son of God as he came to this earth. 

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    This is currently a work in progress, and as much aspirational as real. So if you'd like to be part of this project - email the pastor

  • Coming after the videos above, going through the the last book of the Bible - The Revelation of Jesus Christ.

    What is God up to? Can we see Him at work in all the craziness of this world? The last book of the Bible might go someway to explaining a lot of what we are experiencing, so let's dive in.

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    Once the above project is done, we will roll right into this one.