"Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men."
Colossians 3:23

Shiloh Defensive Arts Statement of Faith

1. I believe that both the Old and New Testaments constitute the complete, divinely inspired word of God,
inerrant in the originals.( 2 Timothy 3:16)

2. I believe in one God existing eternally in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.(Matthew 28:19)

3. I believe that the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, became man without ceasing to be God, in order that He might reveal God and redeem sinful men.(John 1:14)

4. I believe that the Holy Spirit came forth from the Father and the Son (Galatians 4:6) to convict the world of sin; of righteousness and of judgment (John 16:8); and to regenerate, sanctify, and comfort those who believe in Jesus Christ.(Romans 15:16)

5. I believe that all people are important to God and that He is not willing that any should perish.(2 Peter 3:9)

6. I believe that salvation is the gift of God and is received by personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ,(Ephesians 2:8-9) whose atoning blood was shed on the cross for the forgiveness of sins once and for all.(1 John 2:2)

7. I believe there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved (Acts 4:12)

8. I believe in the eternal security of the individual who places their faith in the finished work of Jesus Christ on Calvary and in His resurrection from the dead.(John 3:16)

9. I believe in the water baptism of believers, symbolizing the believer's union in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.(Romans 6:4)

10. I believe in the observance of the Lord's Supper commemorating the sacrifice of our Savior for all mankind. (1 Corinthians 11:24-26)

11. I believe the life of the believer is to be separated from the world by consistent holy conduct before God and man and is to be in the world as a life-giving light. (Colossians 3:23)

12. I believe in the personal and visible and bodily return of the Lord Jesus Christ.(1 Thessalonians 4:16)