Rooted and Growing
"God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him won’t perish but will have eternal life. God didn’t send his Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through him. "
An essential part of our belief is that God desires to be in relationship with us. Through the Holy Spirit, God extends the invitation to all people to be reconciled to God through the salvation and forgiveness afforded to us only found through asking God to forgive us of our sins and making Jesus the Christ the savior and Lord of our lives.
God's gift of salvation justifies us from our sin and represents a freedom from judgement and a freedom from our sinful nature.
For those accepting God's salvation, God works in our lives through the power of The Holy Spirit to increasingly sanctify us and help us to fight the grip of sin on our lives. As we seek to live out the Christian life, the Holy Spirit aids us to increasingly fall in love with God and our neighbor as we grow as disciples of Jesus Christ.