What We Believe

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Abiding Hope is a Christ-centered, Bible-believing congregation.  We believe that Jesus Christ is the one true Son of God and the Savior of the world.  By living a perfect life in our place, dying on the cross as our sinless substitute, and rising triumphantly from the grave on Easter morning, Jesus completely paid for the sins of all people and earned us a place in heaven.  When we put our hope in him, it will not fail.  It is an abiding hope, a hope that stands firm forever.

The forgiveness and eternal life that Jesus has won for us becomes our own solely through faith in him.  There is nothing that we need to do in order to earn it.  It is a free gift of God’s amazing grace.  If our salvation depended even in the least on what we do, we would all be lost forever, because we could never live up to God’s standard of perfection.  That’s why Jesus came to live and die in our place. 

We learn about God’s amazing love for us in Christ in the pages of the Holy Scriptures.  At Abiding Hope we hold to the Bible as the completely true and inspired Word of God and the only source and authority for Christian faith and life.