The New Testament associates many benefits with salvation, with faith, with obedience, and with repentance. The following list puts into perspective just how much the New Testament also says about the role of baptism. Many of the things here, which are clearly linked to baptism in the passages listed, cannot be explained outside of the … Continue reading 20 Truths of Baptism
The gospel that Jesus taught was about the Kingdom of God. Mark 1:14-15 Now after John was put in prison, Jesus came to Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel." There are 69 … Continue reading The Gospel is about the Kingdom of God
The first recorded human pregnancy occurred when Eve conceived and gave birth to Cain (Genesis 4:1). Many pregnancies followed as humanity increased upon the earth, but the Bible does not give us any details of those pregnancies until the account of Abram (Abraham) and Sarai (Sarah) in Genesis 11:30: “Now Sarai was childless because she was … Continue reading Biblical Proof for a pregnancy being a Baby
BY KRISTI BURTON BROWN Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:27 EST We’re talking about real babies. Like this one. 1) It’s not about choice; it’s about abortion. I mean, really, what “choice” are we talking about here? The “choice” to what? We’re not debating the “choice” to keep your child and raise him yourself. We’re not arguing … Continue reading 11 Things Pro-Choicers Do Not Get
‘Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine. He was priest of God Most High. He blessed him and said, "Blessed be Abram of God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth, and blessed be God Most High who has delivered your enemies into your hand’” (Genesis 14:18 to 20). This event between Melchizedek … Continue reading Bread And Cup Of Communion
Then Peter said to them, "Repent, and let every one of you be baptised in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. For the promise is to you and to your children, and to all who are afar off, as many as … Continue reading Repentance and Baptism Not Symbolic
Throughout the letters of the New Testament, Christians are called lots of things. They are the “elect” (1 Peter 1:1), “faithful brothers” (Colossians 1:2), “beloved” (1 John 2:7), “children of God” (1 John 3:2), a “holy nation” (1 Peter 2:9), and most of all they are called “saints.” Conspicuously absent from this list is the … Continue reading Saint or Sinner – What is Our Christian Identity?
Todd Pruitt 23 Sep 2016 There is a great misunderstanding in churches of the purpose of music in Christian worship. Churches routinely advertise their “life-changing” or “dynamic” worship that will “bring you closer to God” or “change your life.” Certain worship CD’s promise that the music will “enable you to enter the presence of God.” … Continue reading Is Your Church Worship More Pagan than Christian?
By Marshall Beretta Feb 3, 2010 Comment and Statement by Tom:- The Greek word for “fornication” is “porneia”, which means harlotry (including adultery and incest); figuratively, idolatry: The NKJ renders “fornication” as “sexual immorality.” The NIV renders it as “marital unfaithfulness/infidelity.” As you can see Christianity has made up its own meaning of fornication to … Continue reading Has Christianity Made Up Its Own Meaning of Fornication to Mean Sex Before Marriage?
By Wayne Jackson The notion has long been prevalent in sectarian circles (and is growing in the church of the Lord) that there are no sexual distinctions to be observed in Christ. The claim is made that Paul, in Galatians 3:28, abolished sexual differences so that men and women may function in identical capacities in public … Continue reading In Christ – Neither Male nor Female