Moriah Baptist Church

Fort Oglethorpe, GA

What We Believe


  • We believe in the verbal inspiration and authority of the Scriptures.
  • We believe that the King James Bible is the preserved Word of God for the English-speaking world.
  • We believe that the Bible reveals God, the fall of man, the way of Salvation, and God's planned purpose in the ages.
  • We believe in God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.
  • We believe that Salvation is by grace; plus nothing, minus nothing.
  • We believe that men are justified by faith alone and are accounted righteous before God only through the merit of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
  • We believe in the everlasting conscious blessedness of the saved and the everlasting conscious punishment of the lost.
  • We believe in the autonomy of the local church.
  • We believe in the obligation of every church to support missions.
  • We believe that there are two church ordinances:  Baptism by immersion and The Lord's Supper.
  • We believe that every believer should practice Ecclesiastical separation and personal separation from the world.
  • Finally, we believe in old time standards in areas of dress, appearance, and church music.

The Bible tells us that Church is…. 


  • where we worship and praise God. 

Psalms 100:4, “Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.”


  • where God meets with His family.

Matthew 18:20, “For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.”


  • where the way of salvation is taught.

II Corinthians 4:5, “For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord;…”


  •  whereGod’s Word is opened.

II Timothy 3:16, “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness.”


  •  where we meet those that care about us.

I Corinthians 12:26, “And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it.”


  • where we can give financially unto God’s work. 

Proverbs 3:9, “Honour the Lord with thy substance, and with the first fruits of all thine increase:”


  • where God gives His blessings.

Psalms 84:4, “Blessed are they that dwell in thy house:...”