We believe God created the universe in six 24-hour days and that, before He created the universe, nothing except God existed — Genesis1; Exodus 31:17; Psalm 33:6-9; Acts 17:24; Hebrews 11:3; Colossians1:16.
God chose to create the universe and all that is in it to reveal His glory, divine nature, eternal power, infinite wisdom and supreme authority — Isaiah 43:7; Psalm 19:1-2; Jeremiah 10:12; Romans 1:20; Revelation 4:11.
We deny the theory of evolution, which states that nonliving substances gave rise to the first living material, which then reproduced and diversified to produce all living creatures. We believe that all people are descendants of Adam and Eve, whom God created personally and individually and as complete human beings — Genesis 1:26-27; Genesis 2:7; Genesis 2:21-22; 1 Corinthians 11:8-9. The fall of Adam and Eve infected all people with sin and death, but the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ gives the opportunity to receive God’s gift of eternal life — Romans 5:18-19; 1 Corinthians 15:21-22.
God is sovereign in His divine knowledge of not only the present but also the future. God is not limited in terms of time or space but rather controls and directs everything that is. Man has choice and will be held accountable for his choices before a sovereign and holy God. Man’s choice and God’s sovereign control of this world are both true Biblically and we will not reject either even though they can appear to be contrary to one another (Romans 9, Jeremiah 32:17, Psalm 139:15-16, Job 12:23, Acts 17:26, Daniel 4:28-35, John 6:64-71, Romans 8:28-39).