En Qué Creemos

I. Las Escrituras - La Santa es totalmente verdadera y confiable; por tanto es y permanecerá siendo hasta el fin del mundo, el centro verdadero de la unión Cristiana, y la norma suprema por la cual toda conducta, credos, y opiniones religiosas humanas deben ser juzgadas.

Ex 24:4; Dt 4:1-2; 17:19; Jos 8:34; Sal 19:7-10; 119:11, 89, 105, 140; Is 34:16; 40:8; Jer 15:16; 36:1-32; Mt 5:17-18; 22:29; Lc 21:33; 24:44-46; Jn 5:39; 16:13-15; 17:17; Hch 2:16; 17:11; Ro 15:4; 16:25-26; 2Ti 3:15-17; Heb 1:1-2; 4:12; 1P 1:25, 2P 1:19-21.

I. Scripture - All Scripture is totally true and trustworthy; therefore is, and will remain until the end of the world, the true center of Christian union and the supreme standard by which all human conduct, creeds, and religious opinions should be tried.

Ex 24: 4; Deuteronomy 4: 1-2; 17:19; Jos 8:34; Psalm 19: 7-10; 119: 11, 89, 105, 140; Is 34:16; 40: 8; Jer 15:16; 36: 1-32; Mt 5: 17-18; 22:29; Luke 21:33; 24: 44-46; Jn 5:39; 16: 13-15; 17:17; Acts 2:16; 17:11; Romans 15: 4; 16: 25-26; 2 Timothy 3: 15-17; Hebrews 1: 1-2; 4:12; 1P 1:25, 2P 1:19-21. 

II. Dios - Hay un Dios, y solo uno, viviente y verdadero. El Dios eterno y trino se revela a sí mismo como Padre, Hijo y Espíritu Santo, con distintos atributos personales, pero sin división de naturaleza, esencia o ser.

A. Dios el Padre
Dios como Padre reina con cuidado providencial sobre todo su universo. Él es paternal en su actitud hacia todos los hombres.

Gn 1:1; 2:7; Ex 3:14; 6:2-3; 15:11; 20:l; Lv 22:2; Dt 6:4; 32:6; 1Cr 29:10; Sal 19:1-3; Is 43:3,15; 64:8; Jer 10:10; 17:13; Mt 6:9; 7:11; 23:9; 28:19; Mc 1:9-11; Jn 4:24; 5:26; 14:6-13; 17:1-8; Hch 1:7; Ro 8:14-15; 1Co 8:6; Gl 4:6; Ef 4:6; Col 1:15; 1Ti 1:17; Heb 11:6; 12:9; 1P 1:17; 1Jn 5:7. 

B. Dios el Hijo
Cristo es el Hijo eterno de Dios. En su encarnación como Jesucristo fue concebido del Espíritu Santo y nacido de la virgen María.

Gn 18:1; Sal 2:7; 110:1; Is 7:14; 53; Mt 1:18-23; 3:17; 8:29; 11:27; 14:33; 16:16,27; 17.5: 27; 28:1-6,19; Mc 1:1; 3:11, Lc 1.35; 4:41; 22:70; 24:46; Jn 1:1-18,29; 10:30,38; 11:25-27; 12:44-50;14:7-11; 16:15-16,28; 17:1-5,21:22; 20:1-20,28; Hch 1:9; 2:22-24; 7:55-56; 9:4-5,20; Ro 1:3-4; 3:23-26; 5:6-21; 8:1-3,34; 10:4; 1Co 1:30; 2:2; 8:6; 15:1-8, 24-28; 2Co 5:19-21; 8:9; Gl 4:4-5; Ef 1:20; 3:11; 4:7-10; Flp 2:5-11; Col 1:13-22; 2:9; 1Ts 4:14-18; 1Ti 2:5-6; 3:16; Tito 2:13-14; Heb 1:1-3; 4:14-15; 7:14-28; 9:12-15, 24-28; 12:2; 13:8; 1P 2:21-25; 3:22; 1Jn 1:7-9; 3:2; 4:14-15; 5:9; 2Jn 7-9; Ap 1:13-16; 5:9-14; 12:10-11; 13:8; 19:16.

C. Dios, el Espíritu Santo
El Espíritu Santo es el Espíritu de Dios, completamente divino. Él inspiró a santos hombres de la antigüedad para que escribieran las Escrituras. Él ilumina y da poder al creyente y a la iglesia en adoración, evangelismo, y servicio.

Gn 1:2; Jue 14:6; Job 26:13; Sal 51:11; 139:7; Is 61:1-3; Jl 2:28-32; Mt 1:18; 3:16; 4:1; 12:28-32; 28:19; Mc 1:10,12; Lc 1:35; 4:1, 18-19; 11:13; 12:12; 24:49; Jn 4:24; 14:16-17,26; 15:26; 16:7-14; Hch 1:8; 2:1-4,38; 4:31; 5:3; 6:3; 7:55; 8:17,39; 10:44; 13:2; 15:28; 16:6; 19:1-6; Ro 8:9-11,14-16,26-27; 1Co 2:10-14; 3:16; 12:3-11,13; Gl 4:6; Ef 1:13-14; 4:30; 5:18; 1Ts 5:19; 1Ti 3:16; 4.1; 2Ti 1:14; 3:16; Heb 9:8,14; 2P 1:21; 1Jn 4:13; 5:6-7; Ap 1:10: 22:17.

II. God - There is one, and only one living and true God. The eternal triune God reveals Himself to us as Father, Son and Holy Spirit, with distinct personal attributes, but without division of nature, essence, or being.

A. God the Father
God as Father reigns with providential care over His universe. He is fatherly in His attitude toward all men.

Gen. 1: 1; 2: 7; Ex 3:14; 6: 2-3; 15:11; 20: l; Lv 22: 2; Dt 6: 4; 32: 6; 1Ch 29:10; Psalm 19: 1-3; Is 43: 3,15; 64: 8; Jer 10:10; 17:13; Mt 6: 9; 7:11; 23: 9; 28:19; Mark 1: 9-11; Jn 4:24; 5:26; 14: 6-13; 17: 1-8; Acts 1: 7; Ro 8: 14-15; 1 Corinthians 8: 6; Gl 4: 6; Eph 4: 6; Col 1:15; 1 Timothy 1:17; Heb 11: 6; 12: 9; 1P 1:17; 1 John 5: 7.

B. God the Son
Christ is the eternal Son of God. In His incarnation as Jesus Christ He was conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary.

Genesis 18: 1; Ps 2: 7; 110: 1; Is 7:14; 53; Mt 1: 18-23; 3:17; 8:29; 11:27; 14:33; 16: 16.27; 17.5 27; 28: 1 to 6.19; Mk 1: 1; 3:11, Lk 1.35; 4:41; 22:70; 24:46; John 1: 1 to 18.29; 10: 30.38; 11: 25-27; 12: 44-50; 14: 7-11; 16: 15 to 16.28; 17: 1 to 5.21: 22; 20: 1 to 20.28; Acts 1: 9; 2: 22-24; 7: 55-56; 9: 4 to 5.20; Ro 1: 3-4; 3: 23-26; 5: 6-21; 8: 1 to 3.34; 10: 4; 1 Cor 1:30; 2: 2; 8: 6; 15: 1-8, 24-28; 2 Corinthians 5: 19-21; 8: 9; Gal 4: 4-5; Eph 1:20; 3:11; 4: 7-10; Phil 2: 5-11; Col. 1: 13-22; 2: 9; 1 Thessalonians 4: 14-18; 1 Timothy 2: 5-6; 3:16; Titus 2: 13-14; Hebrews 1: 1-3; 4: 14-15; 7: 14-28; 9: 12-15, 24-28; 12: 2; 13: 8; 1P 2: 21-25; 3:22; 1 John 1: 7-9; 3: 2; 4: 14-15; 5: 9; 2Jn 7-9; Rev. 1: 13-16; 5: 9-14; 12: 10-11; 13: 8; 19:16.

C. God the Holy Spirit
The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of God, fully divine. He inspired holy men of old to write the Scriptures. He enlightens and empowers the believer and the church in worship, evangelism, and service.

Gen. 1: 2; Judges 14: 6; Job 26:13; Psalm 51:11; 139: 7; Is 61: 1-3; Joel 2: 28-32; Mt 1:18; 3:16; 4: 1; 12: 28-32; 28:19; Mk 1: 10.12; Lk 1:35; 4: 1, 18-19; 11:13; 12:12; 24:49; Jn 4:24; 14: 16,17,26; 15:26; 16: 7-14; Acts 1: 8; 2: 1 to 4.38; 4:31; 5: 3; 6: 3; 7:55; 8: 17.39; 10:44; 13: 2; 15:28; 16: 6; 19: 1-6; Ro 8: 9-11,14-16,26-27; 1 Corinthians 2: 10-14; 3:16; 12: 3-11.13; Gl 4: 6; Eph 1: 13-14; 4:30; 5:18; 1 Thessalonians 5:19; 1 Timothy 3:16; 4.1; 2 Timothy 1:14; 3:16; Heb 9: 8,14; 2P 1:21; 1 John 4:13; 5: 6-7; Rev. 1:10, 22:17. 

III. El hombre - El hombre es la creación especial de Dios, hecho a su propia imagen. Él los creó hombre y mujer como la corona de su creación.

Gn 1:26-30; 2:5, 7:18-22; 3; 9:6; Sal 1; 8:3-6; 32:1-5; 51:5; Is 6:5; Jer 17:5; Mt 16:26; Hch 17:26-31; Ro 1:19-32; 3:10-18,23; 5:6,12,19; 6:6; 7:14-25; 8:14-18,29; 1Co 1:21-31; 15:19,21-22; Ef 2:1-22; Col 1:21-22; 3:9-11.

III. Man - Man is the special creation of God, made ​​in His own image. He created them male and female as the crowning work of His creation.

Genesis 1: 26-30; 2: 5, 7: 18-22; 3; 9: 6; Salt 1; 8: 3-6; 32: 1-5; 51: 5; Is 6: 5; Jer 17: 5; Mt 16:26; Acts 17: 26-31; Romans 1: 19-32; 3: 10 to 18.23; 5: 6,12,19; 6: 6; 7: 14-25; 8: 14 to 18.29; 1Cor 1: 21-31; 15: 19.21 to 22; Ephesians 2: 1-22; Col 1: 21-22; 3: 9-11.

IV. Salvación - La salvación implica la redención total del hombre, y se ofrece gratuitamente a todos los que aceptan a Jesucristo como Señor y Salvador.

Gn 3:15; Ex 3:14-17; 6:2-8; Mt 1:21; 4:17; 16:21-26; 27:22-28:6; Lc 1:68-69; 2:28-32; Jn 1:11-14,29; 3:3-21,36; 5:24; 10:9,28-29; 15:1-16;17:17; Hch 2:21; 4:12; 15:11; 16:30-31; 17:30-31; 20:32; Ro 1:16-18;2:4; 3:23-25; 4:3; 5:8-10; 6:1-23; 8:1-18,29-39; 10:9-10,13; 13:11-14; 1Co 1:18, 30; 6:19-20; 15:10; 2Co 5:17-20; Gl 2:20; 3:13; 5:22-25; 6:15; Ef 1:7; 2:8-22; 4:11-16; Flp 2:12-13; Col 1:9-22; 3:1; 1Ts 15:23-24; 2Ti 1:12; Tito 2:11-14; Heb 2:1-3; 5:8-9; 9:24-28; 11:1-12:8,14; Stg 2:14-26; 1P 1:2-23; 1Jn 1:6-2.11; Ap 3:20; 21:1-22:5.

IV. Salvation - Salvation involves the redemption of the whole man, and is offered freely to all who accept Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

Gn 3:15; Ex 3: 14-17; 6: 2-8; Mt 1:21; 4:17; 16: 21-26; 27: 22-28: 6; Luke 1: 68-69; 2: 28-32; Jn 1: 11 to 14.29; 3: 3-21.36; 5:24; 10: 9.28 to 29; 15: 1-16; 17: 17; Acts 2:21; 4:12; 15:11; 16: 30-31; 17: 30-31; 20:32; Romans 1: 16-18; 2: 4; 3: 23-25; 4: 3; 5: 8-10; 6: 1-23; 8: 1-18,29-39; 10: 9 to 10.13; 13: 11-14; 1 Corinthians 1:18, 30; 6: 19-20; 15:10; 2 Corinthians 5: 17-20; Gl 2:20; 3:13; 5: 22-25; 6:15; Ephesians 1: 7; 2: 8-22; 4: 11-16; Phil 2: 12-13; Col. 1: 9-22; 3: 1; 1 Th 15: 23-24; 2 Timothy 1:12; Titus 2: 11-14; Heb 2: 1-3; 5: 8-9; 9: 24-28; 11: 1-12: 8.14; James 2: 14-26; 1P 1: 2-23; 1 John 1: 6-2.11; Rev 3:20; 21: 1-22: 5.  

V. El Propósito de la Gracia de Dios - La elección es el propósito de la gracia de Dios, según el cual Él regenera, justifica, santifica y glorifica a los pecadores.

Gn 12:1-3; Ex 19:5-8; 1S 8:4-7,19-22; Is 5:1-7; Jer 31:31; Mt 16:18-19; 21:28-45; 24:22,31; 25:34; Lc 1:68-79; 2:29-32; 19:41-44; 24:44-48; Jn 1:12-14; 3:16; 5:24; 6:44-45,65; 10:27-29; 15:16; 17:6,12:17-18; Hch 20:32; Ro 5:9-10; 8:28-29; 10:12-15; 11:5-7,26-36; 1Co 1:1-2; 15:24-28; Ef 1:4-23; 2:1-10; 3:1-11; Col 1:12-14; 2Ts 2:13-14; 2Ti 1:12; 2:10,19; Heb 11:39-12:2; Stg 1:12; 1P 1:2-5,13; 2:4-10; 1Jn 1:7-9; 2:19; 3:2.

V. God's Purpose of Grace - Election is the gracious purpose of God, according to which He regenerates, justifies, sanctifies, and glorifies sinners.

Genesis 12: 1-3; Ex 19: 5-8; 1S 8: 4-7,19-22; Is 5: 1-7; Jer 31:31; Mt 16: 18-19; 21: 28-45; 24: 22.31; 25:34; Luke 1: 68-79; 2: 29-32; 19: 41-44; 24: 44-48; John 1: 12-14; 3:16; 5:24; 6: 44 to 45.65; 10: 27-29; 15:16; 17: 6,12: 17-18; Acts 20:32; Romans 5: 9-10; 8: 28-29; 10: 12-15; 11: 5-7,26-36; 1 Corinthians 1: 1-2; 15: 24-28; Eph 1: 4-23; 2: 1-10; 3: 1-11; Col 1: 12-14; 2 Thessalonians 2: 13-14; 2 Timothy 1:12; 2: 10.19; Heb 11: 39-12: 2; James 1:12; 1P 1: 2 to 5.13; 2: 4-10; 1 John 1: 7-9; 2:19; 3: 2.

VI. La Iglesia - Una iglesia del Nuevo Testamento del Señor Jesucristo es una congregación local y autónoma de creyentes bautizados, asociados en un pacto en la fe y el compañerismo del evangelio

Mt 16:15-19; 18:15-20; Hch 2:41-42, 47; 5:11-14; 6:3-6; 14:23,27; 15:1-30; 16:5; 20:28; Ro 1:7; 1Co 1:2; 3:16; 5:4-5; 7:17; 9:13-14; 12, Ef 1:22-23; 2:19-22; 3:8-11,21; 5:22-32; Flp 1:1; Col 1:18; 1Ti 2:9-14; 3:1-15; 4:14; Heb 11:39-40; 1P 5:1-4; Ap 2-3; 21:2-3.

VI. The Church - A New Testament church of the Lord Jesus Christ is an autonomous local congregation of baptized believers, associated by covenant in the faith and fellowship of the gospel

Mt 16: 15-19; 18: 15-20; Acts 2: 41-42, 47; 5: 11-14; 6: 3-6; 14: 23.27; 15: 1-30; 16: 5; 20:28; Romans 1: 7; 1 Corinthians 1: 2; 3:16; 5: 4-5; 7:17; 9: 13-14; 12 Ephesians 1: 22-23; 2: 19-22; 3: 8 to 11.21; 5: 22-32; Phil 1: 1; Col 1:18; 1 Timothy 2: 9-14; 3: 1-15; 4:14; Heb 11: 39-40; 1P 5: 1-4; Rev 2-3; 21: 2-3.

VII. El Bautismo y la Cena del Señor - El bautismo cristiano es la inmersión de un creyente en agua en el nombre del Padre, del Hijo, y del Espíritu Santo. La Cena del Señor es un acto simbólico de obediencia por el cual los miembros de la iglesia, al participar del pan y del fruto de la vid, conmemoran la muerte del Redentor y anuncian su segunda venida.

Mt 3:13-17; 26:26-30; 28:19-20; Mc 1:9-11; 14:22-26; Lc 3:21-22; 22:19-20; Jn 3:23; Hch 2:41-42; 8:35-39; 16:30-33; 20:7; Ro 6:3-5; 1Co 10:16,21; 11:23-29; Col 2:12.

VII. Baptism and the Lord's supper - Christian baptism is the immersion of a believer in water in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. The Lord's Supper is a symbolic act of obedience whereby members of the church, through partaking of the bread and the fruit of the vine, memorialize the death of the Redeemer and anticipate His second coming.

Mt 3: 13-17; 26: 26-30; 28: 19-20; Mark 1: 9-11; 14: 22-26; Luke 3: 21-22; 22: 19-20; Jn 3:23; Acts 2: 41-42; 8: 35-39; 16: 30-33; 20: 7; Rom 6: 3-5; 1 Corinthians 10: 16,21; 11: 23-29; Col 2:12.

VIII. Evangelismo y Misiones - Es deber y privilegio de cada seguidor de Cristo y de cada iglesia del Señor Jesucristo esforzarse por hacer discípulos de todas las naciones.

Gn 12:1-3; Ex 19:5-6; Is 6:1-8; Mt 9:37-38; 10:5-15; 13:18-30,37-43; 16:19; 22:9-10; 24:14; 28:18-20; Lc 10:1-18; 24:46-53; Jn 14:11-12; 15:7-8,16; 17:15; 20:21; Hch 1:8; 2; 8:26-40; 10:42-48; 13:2-3; Ro 10:13-15; Ef 3:1-11; 1Ts 1:8; 2Ti 4:5; Heb 2:1-3; 11:39-12:2; 1P 2:4-10; Ap 22:17.

VIII. Evangelism and Missions - It is the duty and privilege of every follower of Christ and of every church of the Lord Jesus Christ to endeavor to make disciples of all nations.

Genesis 12: 1-3; Ex 19: 5-6; Is 6: 1-8; Mt 9: 37-38; 10: 5-15; 13: 18-30,37-43; 16:19; 22: 9-10; 24:14; 28: 18-20; Luke 10: 1-18; 24: 46-53; Jn 14: 11-12; 15: 7 to 8.16; 17:15; 20:21; Acts 1: 8; 2; 8: 26-40; 10: 42-48; 13: 2-3; Romans 10: 13-15; Eph 3: 1-11; 1 Thessalonians 1: 8; 2 Timothy 4: 5; Heb 2: 1-3; 11: 39-12: 2; 1P 2: 4-10; Rev 22:17.

IX. Mayordomía - Dios es la fuente de todas las bendiciones, temporales y espirituales; todo lo que tenemos y somos se lo debemos a Él. Los Cristianos deben contribuir de lo que tienen, alegre, regular, sistemática, proporcional y liberalmente para el progreso de la causa del Redentor en la tierra.

Gn 14:20; Lv 27:30-32; Dt 8:18; Mal 3:8-12; Mt 6:1-4,19-21; 19:21; 23:23; 25:14-29; Lc 12:16-21,42; 16:1-13; Hch 2:44-47; 5:1-11; 17:24; 25:20-35; Ro 6:6-22; 12:1-2; 1Co 4:1-2; 6:19-20; 12; 16:1-4; 2Co 8-9; 12:15; Flp 4:10-19; 1P 1:18-19.

IX. Stewardship - God is the source of all blessings, temporal and spiritual; all we have and are we owe to Him. Christians should contribute of their means cheerfully, regularly, systematically, proportionately, and liberally for the advancement of the Redeemer's cause on earth.

Gn 14:20; Leviticus 27: 30-32; Dt 8:18; Malachi 3: 8-12; Mt 6: 1-4,19-21; 19:21; 23:23; 25: 14-29; Luke 12: 16 to 21.42; 16: 1-13; Acts 2: 44-47; 5: 1-11; 17:24; 25: 20-35; Romans 6: 6-22; 12: 1-2; 1 Corinthians 4: 1-2; 6: 19-20; 12; 16: 1-4; 2 Cor 8-9; 12:15; Phil 4: 10-19; 1P 1: 18-19.

X. La Familia - Dios ha ordenado la familia como la institución fundamental de la sociedad humana. Está compuesta por personas relacionadas unas con otras por matrimonio, sangre o adopción. El matrimonio es la unión de un hombre y una mujer en un pacto de compromiso por toda la vida.

Gn 1:26-28; 2:15-25; 3:1-20; Ex 20:12; Dt 6:4-9; Jos 24:15; 1S 1:26-28; Sal 51:5; 78:1-8; 127; 128; 139:13-16; Pr 1:8; 5:15-20; 6:20-22; 12:4; 13:24; 14:1; 17:6; 18:22; 22:6,15; 23:13-14; 24:3: 29:15,17; 31:10-31; Ec 4:9-12; 9:9; Mal 2:14-16; Mt 5:31-32; 18:2-5; 19:3-9; Mc 10:6-12; Ro 1:18-32; 1Co 7:1-16; Ef 5:21-33;6:1-4; Col 3:18-21; 1Ti 5:8,14; 2Ti 1:3-5; Tito 2:3-5; Heb 13:4; 1P 3:1-7.

X. Family - God has ordained the family as the foundational institution of human society. It is composed of persons related to one another by marriage, blood or adoption. Marriage is the uniting of one man and one woman in covenant commitment for a lifetime.

Genesis 1: 26-28; 2: 15-25; 3: 1-20; Ex 20:12; Deuteronomy 6: 4-9; Jos 24:15; 1S 1: 26-28; Psalm 51: 5; 78: 1-8; 127; 128; 139: 13-16; Pr 1: 8; 5: 15-20; 6: 20-22; 12: 4; 13:24; 14: 1; 17: 6; 18:22; 22: 6.15; 23: 13-14; 24: 3: 29: 15,17; 31: 10-31; Ec 4: 9-12; 9: 9; Mal 2: 14-16; Mt 5: 31-32; 18: 2-5; 19: 3-9; Mark 10: 6-12; Romans 1: 18-32; 1 Corinthians 7: 1-16; Ephesians 5: 21-33; 6: 1-4; Col 3: 18-21; 1 Timothy 5: 8,14; 2 Timothy 1: 3-5; Titus 2: 3-5; Hebrews 13: 4; 1P 3: 1-7.