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                               At Gourd Springs our faith is built on six core foundations:
 

1.Scripture

The entire Bible is the inspired word of God and that men were moved by the Spirit of God to write the very words of scripture. Therefore, we believe that the Bible is without error. 
 
2. Mankind
Mankind was created in the image of God to have fellowship with him but became alienated in that relationship through sinful disobedience. As a result, man is incapable of regaining a right relationship with God through his own effort alone.
 
3. Salvation
The blood of Jesus Christ shed on the cross, provides the sole basis for the forgiveness of sin. Therefore, salvation occurs only when people place their faith in the death and resurrection of Christ as sufficient payment for their sin.
 
4. Church
The church is the body of Christ, of which Jesus Christ is the head. The members of the church are those who have trusted by faith the finished work of Christ. The purpose of the church is to glorify God by loving Him and by making Him known to the lost world. 
 
5.  God
There is one God who exists in three distinct persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. We believe that Jesus Christ is the second member of the trinity, (the Son of God,) who became flesh to reveal God to man and to become the savior of the lost world.
 
6. Christian Life
Every Christian should live for Christ and not for himself. Through obedience to the word of God and daily yielding to the spirit of God, every believer should mature and conform to the image of Christ.