Introduction: Baptism is an important religious subject. It occurs about 100 times in the New Testament. There are a lot of different ideas about baptism, but what we are concerned with is what the Bible says about baptism. For this brief study, we want to ask the who, what, when, where, and why of baptism … Continue reading The Bible and Baptism
Questions About Bible Baptism
Usually, when discuss or study what the Bible teaches about salvation with non-believers, they tend to agree with most of what is said. We will discuss the necessity of faith (Heb. 11:6), and they agree that faith is necessary. Next, we may study the need for repentance (Lk. 13:3), a changing of mind concerning sin, … Continue reading Questions About Bible Baptism
You Must Be Born Again
In John 3:1-21, we read of a Pharisee named Nicodemus who came to Jesus by night. Unlike some of the other Pharisees and Jews, Nicodemus did not outright reject Jesus. He saw the signs Jesus performed and concluded rightly that Jesus had come from God (John 3:2). However, Nicodemus did not see Jesus as anything … Continue reading You Must Be Born Again
What God Does in Baptism
Many professing Christians say that baptism has nothing to do with your salvation. They will argue that it is a work and works do not save. If we are talking about meritorious works (things we do to earn something) then I agree, we are not saved by those kinds of works. However, baptism is … Continue reading What God Does in Baptism
How do I Become a Christian?
In a previous post called You Ought to Be Teachers we talked about the need for Christians to be teachers and specifically the need to be well versed in first principles. This is what the Hebrew writer had to say to the Christians reading his letter. "For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you have … Continue reading How do I Become a Christian?