Bible Baptism (Conclusion)

It is written: but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen. (2 Peter 3:18) We come to the conclusion of our studies on baptism in the New Testament. To be sure, our studies could have included other texts (i.e.,... Continue Reading →

Bible Baptism (24)

It is written: …who formerly were disobedient, when once the Divine longsuffering waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared, in which a few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water. 21    There is also an antitype which now saves us—baptism (not the removal of the filth of the... Continue Reading →

Bible Baptism (23)

It is written: In Him you were also circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body of the sins of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ, 12  buried with Him in baptism, in which you also were raised with Him through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from... Continue Reading →

Bible Baptism (22)

It is written: Ephesians 5:26-that He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word, One of the most important (and perhaps most unappreciated) texts about baptism is the one found here in Ephesians 5:26. One second century Christian named Marius Victorinus said of this passage: “Here we take “the church”... Continue Reading →

Bible Baptism (21)

It is written: There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called in one hope of your calling; 5  one Lord, one faith, one baptism; 6  one God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all. (Ephesians 4:4-6). The Apostle Paul here discusses the unity that we... Continue Reading →

Bible Baptism (Twenty)

It is written: For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. 27  For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. 28  There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.... Continue Reading →

The Gods Of Egypt

It is written: Exodus 12:12-For I will pass through the land of Egypt on that night, and will strike all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment: I am the LORD. Exodus 18:11-Now I know that the LORD is greater... Continue Reading →

Driven From The Land

It is written: “behold, I will send and take all the families of the north,' says the LORD, 'and Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, My servant, and will bring them against this land, against its inhabitants, and against these nations all around, and will utterly destroy them, and make them an astonishment, a hissing, and... Continue Reading →

Has The Universe Always Existed?

It is written: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1). Many atheists teach that the universe has always existed, and that it had no beginning. What do the facts of science show us? “Robert Jastrow, founder and former director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, has summarized the evidence... Continue Reading →

Was David Authorized To Use Instrumental Music?

It is written: “Who sing idly to the sound of stringed instruments, And invent for yourselves musical instruments like David...”. (Amos 6:5). Many believe that the Prophet Amos shows God’s disapproval with David for introducing instrumental music in worship. The respected Bible commentator Adam Clarke wrote: “I believe that David was not authorized by the... Continue Reading →

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