Tag Archives: baptism

Understanding baptism from Genesis 1.

I was talking to our Pentateuch lecturer after class to clarify a few questions. The conversation moved to the subject of baptism and we linked it back to Genesis 1 where it says the Spirit of God hovered over the … Continue reading

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Church membership

Tomorrow will mark a special occasion at church. There are a couple of young people who are wanting to be baptised and a few more who will be officially accepted into the congregation as church members. I am one of … Continue reading

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Is baptism a sign of church membership or a salvific event?

I have been thinking about the practice of Baptism within the church and the various denominational practices of it. I currently fellowship with a Baptist Church and am enjoying it very much and will soon become a member. The minister … Continue reading

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3 witnesses needed for baptism.

I have never really been interested in the genealogy in Matthew or any of the other Biblical books for that matter. I have mostly considered them boring and normally skipped quickly over them. Yet in saying this I was caught by this … Continue reading

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Being baptised for the dead…

There is an interesting passage of Scripture in 1 Corinthians 15:29 1Co 15:29  Otherwise, what will those people do who are being baptized for the dead? If the dead are not raised at all, why are they being baptized for … Continue reading

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