Welcome to the Vicksburg Church of Christ. It is our prayer that you will find our congregation to be genuine in our love for each other as we strive to be the church of the New Testament.
The vision of the Vicksburg congregation is to be presented as a part of the pure and blameless bride of Christ at His second coming (Ephesians 5:25-27).
The mission of the Vicksburg Church of Christ is no different from the mission of the first century church found in the New Testament. Our mission is to go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that the apostles taught through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:18-20). These teachings include:
Worshipping God in spirit and in truth (John 4:24)
Equipping the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ (Ephesians 4:12)
Ministering to people by feeding, clothing, and visiting them as they have need (Matthew 25:35-40)
The Vicksburg Church of Christ believes:
God, the Father, is the sovereign creator of heaven and earth (Genesis 1:1; Psalm 103:19).
Jesus Christ is the Son of God who, after dying for the forgiveness of sins, was resurrected from the dead, and is now seated at the right hand of God in heaven (1 Corinthians 15:3-4; Colossians 3:1).
The Holy Spirit is God who dwells in all believers after they are baptized; He is given to all disciples as a guarentee of salvation through Jesus Christ (Acts 2:38; Ephesians 1:13-14).
The Bible is the inspired word of God and is the only authority on Earth to teach, reprove, correct, and train for the sake of righteousness so that anyone desiring to please God may be completely equipped for every good work (2 Timothy 3:16).
Salvation is by the grace of God, and is received when a person confesses that Jesus is Lord, believes in their heart that God raised him from the dead, repents of their sins, and is immersed in water for the forgiveness of sins; committing themselves to live a faithful life of obedience to Jesus Christ (Romans 10:9; Acts 2:38; Revelation 2:10).