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Fig Tree Christian Fellowship

 

Our Beliefs

At the Fig Tree we believe that God is sovereign in creation, revelation, redemption and in final judgement. We believe in the trinity of God, that God the Father, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit are united in the Godhead and that the complete, unaltered Holy Bible is divine revelation and is supreme in authority in all matters of faith and conduct.

We also believe that mankind is fundamentally sinful and therefore out of relationship with a holy God, in the full deity of Jesus Christ, His virgin birth, His real sinless humanity whilst on earth, His death on a cross, His bodily resurrection and His present reign in heaven. We believe that redemption from the guilt, penalty and power of sin is only possible through the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ and that through acceptance by faith of the redemptive work of Jesus Christ we are accepted as righteous in Godís sight and we receive eternal life as a gift of Godís grace.

We believe that as the Holy Spirit is allowed to work in our lives so that we grow in Christís likeness, in character and behaviour.  We are part of one worldwide, universal church acknowledging Jesus Christ as Lord.  We believe in the future personal return of the Lord Jesus Christ, who will judge all people and receive those redeemed in Jesus Christ to eternal glory.

 

Our Mission Statement

Having been led, as we believe, by the Holy Spirit to receive the Lord Jesus Christ as our Saviour and on profession of our faith having become a member of His Church, we now enter into a covenant relationship with Him and with each other.

By God's grace we endeavour:

To lead a holy life and to walk together in Christian love according to the command and example of Jesus Christ.

To strive for the spiritual advancement of this church, to sustain its worship, ministry and discipline by our presence and means.

To behave before the world according to the teaching and example of Jesus Christ as recorded in Scripture.

To bring up our children with a knowledge of Christ's love and Christian values.

To act in a way that promotes fellowship and unity.

To remember each other in prayer.

To support each other in sickness and difficult circumstances.

To endeavour by all means to share the gospel with those who have not committed their lives to Christ.