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What We Believe

What we believe determines how we live. Rock Presbyterian Church and the ECO are committed to a clearly-articulated, Christ-centered theology that propels our ministry and mission.

Essential Tenets and Confessional Standards
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Presbyterians are Christian
We believe in:

• God as Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (Ephesians 4:4-6; Matthew 28:19)
• The two natures of Christ: Jesus is both truly God and truly human (John 1:14)
• Jesus’ Resurrection, Ascension, and Second Coming (1 Corinthians 15:3-6; Acts 1:9; Acts 1:10-11)

Presbyterians are Protestant
We believe in:

• Salvation by Christ alone (Galatians 1:6-9; Romans 1:18-32; 1 Timothy 2:5-6; Acts 4:12; John 3:16-19; 2 Peter 3:9, 2 Thessalonians 1:7-9; John 4:45; Matthew 11:28; Ephesians 1:20; Philippians 2:9-11)
• Salvation by grace alone (Ephesians 2:8)
• The authority of Scripture alone (2 Timothy 3:15)
• The priesthood of all believers (1 Peter 2:9; Revelation 1:6)

Presbyterians are Reformed
We believe in these distinctives:

• The sovereignty of God (Proverbs 16:9; Proverbs 19:21; Psalm 139:15-16)
• Total depravity (Romans 3:10, Ephesians 2:1-3)
• Predestination/Election/ Foreknowledge (Ephesians 2:4-7; Acts 13:48; Ephesians 1:3-5; Romans 8:28-30)
• Living in obedience to the Word (Philippians 2:12-13)
• Stewardship of all life (Romans 12:1)
• The Church as the New Covenant community (Matthew 26:28)
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