Children are a heritage from the LORD... --Psalm 127:3

SHADES MOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL STATEMENT OF FAITH:

The Bible, consisting of the sixty-six books of the Old and New Testaments, is the inerrant and complete Word of God, and is the final authority in all matters of faith and practice.

II Timothy 3:16-17; II Peter 1:20-21; Romans 16:25-26

There is one God, eternally existing in three Persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

I John 5:7; Matthew 28:19; Luke 3:21-22

The Lord Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of God, conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary and is true God and true man.

Luke 1:30-35; John 3:16; Philippians 2:5-11

Man was created in the image of God; he sinned and thereby incurred not only physical death, but also spiritual death, which is separation from God.

Genesis 1:26-27; 3:6-19; Romans 3:10-23; 6:23; Galatians 3:22

The Lord Jesus Christ died as a substitution and complete sacrifice for the sins of the whole world and only those who believe in Him are saved, and this on the basis of His shed blood.

Romans 3:24-28; 5:8-10; I Timothy 2:5-6; I John 2:1-2

The Lord Jesus Christ arose from the dead in a glorified body; He ascended into Heaven and is now exalted at the right hand of God.

John 20:1-29; Acts 1:9-11; Ephesians 1:20-23

The Lord Jesus Christ will physically return to earth again. He will establish His Kingdom and rule eternally.

Acts 1:11; I Corinthians 15:51-58; II Peter 3:1-13; Revelation 20:1-6

Both the believer and the unbeliever will be resurrected bodily in their own order: the believer to everlasting joy, the unbeliever to everlasting punishment.

I Corinthians 15:1-50; I Thessalonians 4:13-18; Revelation 20:11-15

Salvation is by grace alone through faith in Jesus Christ.

Romans 3:24-28; Ephesians 2:8-10; Galatians 2:16

The Church is the Body of Christ, composed of all who acknowledge Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. (Acts 2:1-47; Romans 12:1-8; I Corinthians 12:1-31

The Great Commission was given to the Church and the task of world evangelism is the mission of the Church today.

Matthew 28:18-20; Romans 10:9-17; Ephesians 4:7-16