1. What does Rock Point believe about God?
There is only one God and He created all things. He is infinitely perfect and eternally exists in three persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. (Deuteronomy 6:4, Genesis 1,2, Psalm 145:3, Psalm 5:4, John 1:1, Psalm 90:2, Acts 5:3-4).
2. What does Rock Point believe about Jesus Christ?
Jesus Christ is fully God and fully man. He was born of a virgin, lived a sinless life, performed authentic miracles, died in the place of sinners to pay for their sin, rose bodily from the grave, and works as mediator in heaven.. (Matthew 28:18-20, John 1:1, John 1:14, Isaiah 9:6, 2 Corinthians 5:21, 1 Peter 2:21, Matthew 28:6)
3. What does Rock Point believe about the Holy Spirit?
The Holy Spirit is co-equal with the Father and Son of God. He brings salvation to the believer. He lives in every Christian from the moment of salvation until eternity, providing the power for the believer to live a godly life. (John 3:3, Romans 8:9-10, 1 Corinthians 6:19)
4. What does Rock Point believe about the Bible?
The Bible is God’s Word to us. It is the inspired, infallible, and authoritative Word of God without error in its original writings. Inspired - The Bible was given to us by God through human writers. (2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:21) Infallible - The Bible is not misleading and is a sure, safe, and reliable rule and guide in all matters. Inerrant - The Bible is free from all falsehood or mistakes and is entirely true and trustworthy in all its assertions. (Proverbs 30:5, Matthew 4:4, Deuteronomy 8:3, Matthew 5:17-18)
5. What does Rock Point believe about Human Beings?
Although people were created in the image of God and have tremendous potential for good, all of us are marred by an attitude of disobedience toward God called “sin.” The sin brings physical death and separation from God. All people are born with a sinful nature, and even when they grow old enough to know better, operate out of their sinful nature in thought, word, and deed. (Genesis 1:27, 2:17, Romans 6:23, 5:12-14, 3:23, 3:10)
6. What does Rock Point believe about Salvation?
The sinless life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ provide the only basis for the salvation of all who believe. Only those who receive Jesus Christ as Lord, exercising repentance and faith, are children of God. (1 Corinthians 15:3-6, John 14:6, Acts 4:12, 20:21-22, John 1:12)
7. What does Rock Point believe about our Future?
Jesus will return bodily to the earth to establish His kingdom. All the dead will experience a bodily resurrection, the believer to eternal life with the Lord and the unbeliever to judgment and eternal separation from God. (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, 1 John 3:2, Daniel 12:2, and Revelation 7:14)