Gateway Baptist Church

Doctrinal Statement

We Believe:

  • in the verbal and plenary (complete) inspiration and preservation of the Scriptures and their accurate translation to the King James Version that is used today.  2 Pt. 1:21

  • in the literal interpretation of the Scriptures and that they should be preached and taught in their historical and grammatical context.  Neh. 8:8 
  • in God in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.  Rms. 8:14-17, Gal. 4:6

  • that God created in six literal twenty-four hour days.  Gen. 1

  • that all of creation since the fall of Adam and Eve is under the curse of sin and that no man can save himself and is thereby in need of a Saviour.  Rms. 5:12, I Cor.  15:22 
  • that Christ died for the sins of every man and that salvation is by grace through faith and that man can not save himself.  Eph. 2:8-9, Titus 3:5
  • that man was created with a free will and that Salvation is attained by a choice of the will to believe on Christ and receive Him as your Saviour. Acts16:31, Rms. 10:9-10, I Cor. 1:21 
  • in the bodily resurrection of Christ and His ascension into heaven where He is now seated at the right hand of God making intercession for believers. Rms. 8:34, I Cor. 15:4
  • in the reality of heaven and hell and of the Judgement Seat of Christ and the Great White Throne Judgement.  Acts 1:10-11, 2 Pt. 2:4, I Cor. 3:11-15, Rms. 14:10, Rev. 20:11-15
  • in the eternal security of the believer and the eternal condemnation of the lost.  Eph. 1:13, I Pt. 1:5, Rev. 20:15, I Jn. 5:12
  • that the local church is God’s divine institution in carrying out the Great Commission.  Matt. 28:18-20
  • in the Baptist’s distinctives and are Baptist by Biblical conviction. 
  • in the pretribulational rapture of believers.  I Cor. 15:51-53, I Thess. 4:13-18
  • in the premillennial return and reign of Jesus Christ.  Rev. 19:11-13, 20:4
  • the obligation of every believer to be obedient to the scripture through submission and thereby live a life of sanctification.  Rms. 6:11-13, 2 Cor. 6:14-7:1

Gateway Baptist Church is by conviction a Traditional, Conservative, and Independent Baptist Church

“The LORD bless thee, and keep thee… The LORD make His face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee… The LORD lift up His countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.” Numbers 6:24-26