Our Beliefs


At Mount Olive Lutheran Church, We...

  • Believe in staying true to God’s Word as our guide and source for every need.
  • Are excited, as followers of Christ, to live out our faith in our daily lives.
  • Understand and have compassion for pre-Christian people.
  • Grow together as a family of believers in Christ through education and prayer.
  • Minister to all ages in our family of believers and reach out to the community around us.
  • Aspire to excellence in every aspect of our ministry.

 

We Believe...

In the one eternal God as revealed in the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. (Genesis 1:1-3, John 1:1, Matthew 3:16-17)
 

All people by nature are separated from God by sin. (Isaiah 59:2, Romans 3:23, Ephesians 2: 1-3)
 

Jesus, true God and man, lived a sinless life, died on the cross, and was resurrected to life for the forgiveness of our sins and to reunite us with God. (John 3:16, Romans 5:8-9, 2 Corinthians 5:21)
 

We are saved by God’s gift, His grace, which we receive by faith. (Ephesians 2:8-9, Galatians 2:16)


The Bible alone is God’s inspired and inerrant Word. (2Timothy 3:16-17, 2 Peter 1:20-21)


God adopts us as His children through baptism, which Jesus commanded. (Matthew 28:18-20, Romans 6:4-6, Acts 2:39)

Jesus gives us Himself through His supper, assuring us of forgiveness and strength. (Matthew 26:26-28, 1 Corinthians 11:23-26)

We are called to give our lives to following Jesus and to connect other people to Jesus by sharing His love in our words and actions. (Matthew 28:18-20, Luke 24: 46-47, 1 John 3:16-18)


The Holy Spirit brings people to faith in Jesus and then chooses gifts to give to each of His children to strengthen the body of Christ. (1 Corinthians 12:1-11, 1 Corinthians 14:12, Romans 12: 4-8)

Jesus will come again in glory at a time only God knows to judge all people and give all believers eternal life. (Acts 1:11, Mark 13: 32-37)

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