A reader of the blog submitted a question about the piece I wrote recently on Jesus’ burial and its correlation to baptism. Noticing that I had described baptism as “being submerged in water,” the reader asked about their own baptism from years ago in which a cup of water had been poured over their head and asked, “Does the Bible talk about anyone being baptized like that?”… Read More “…Because Water Was Plentiful There…”
And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent. John 17:3 – Scripture Of The Day (January 6, 2014) It is a very popular notion among religious folk who have been influenced by our post-modernistic, we’re-all-okay, everyone’s-right-and nobody’s-wrong society to try to take faith… Read More And This Is Eternal Life…
Jesus’ conversation with Nicodemus is one of the most well known sections of the entire Bible. His statement in John 3:16 is perhaps the most famous verse in Scripture, but John 3:3 and 3:5 are also well known, seen on numerous billboards across the country. Christ’s command that we must be “born again” in order… Read More My Thoughts on John 3:3-8
The Bible makes it very clear that baptism is essential to obtain salvation and become a disciple of Jesus Christ (Mark 16:16; Acts 2:38; 22:16; Matt. 28:19-20; Gal. 3:26-27; 1 Pet. 3:21). Therefore, it is necessary for us to determine the proper mode of baptism, especially since various religious bodies in Christendom define baptism in… Read More Baptism: Sprinkling Or Dunking?