Category Archives: Baptism

The Foolishness Of God

by William J. Stewart There are many today who have no regard for the Bible. They believe the Scriptures to be a “crutch” for the weak, a book of “fairy tales.” They would be quick to declare the message of … Continue reading

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What About the Thief on the Cross?

by Keith Sharp When faced with a Bible passage that plainly teaches the necessity of water baptism for salvation, many of our friends protest, “But what about the thief on the cross? He was saved forty feet above the high … Continue reading

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Baptism For The Dead

by Frank Jamerson Whether you have talked with a Mormon or not, the statement in 1 Corinthians 15:29 is difficult. After discussing the importance of the resurrection of the body, Paul said, “Otherwise, what will they do who are baptized … Continue reading

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Why Matters

What do I mean by “why matters”? Simply this, the reason or purpose behind doing something (the why) is as important as the doing itself. We understand this in the secular world. Would it be OK if your spouse married … Continue reading

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He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire

William J. Stewart | Is That Really What It Means? In Acts 2:24, we read about the apostles receiving the Holy Spirit. Luke writes: …suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house … Continue reading

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Examples of Conversion in Acts

A chart of conversion accounts given in the book of Acts.

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What Must I Do To Be Saved?

William J. Stewart The question to which we direct our attention this week is one of eternal importance. We need to understand and apply unto ourselves the things of God in regards to salvation. There are many ideas within the religious … Continue reading

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Acceptable Baptism

John Hendrix What is Bible baptism? According to Strong’s Comprehensive Concordance of the Bible, “baptize” in Acts 19 and elsewhere is derived from the Greek word “baptizo” which means “to make whelmed (ie. fully wet)”. It is derived (according to Strong’s) … Continue reading

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