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What does the Bible say about Baptizing Babies?

  What does the Bible say about Baptizing Babies? It may come as a surprise to some but the Bible says nothing about baptizing babies.  Yet, infant baptism is commonly practiced by many in the name of Christ even though there is not a single instance of or instruction for baptizing infant children. Jesus wanted the little … Read moreWhat does the Bible say about Baptizing Babies?

Do Your Part First … God Will Do His!

  Do Your Part First … God Will Do His! We go to the Lord with a list and a longing for all the things He should do for us – even those of us who are focused on things spiritual.  However, James wrote, “Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.  Cleanse your … Read moreDo Your Part First … God Will Do His!

Baptized How? Immersion — Pure and Simple.

  Baptism is Immersion – pure and simple. The Greek word for baptize means immerse, dip or dunk.  It involves putting something in and lifting it out again.  If I intend to obey the Lord’s instructions in baptism, I must be immersed. The command to be baptized in the Bible is always in water.  That … Read moreBaptized How? Immersion — Pure and Simple.

Bible Study Is About Change! What Kind of Change?

Bible Study is About Change. The word repent, in various forms, is found at least 59 times in the New Testament.  Before Jesus even began His work, John the Baptizer preached:  “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand … bear fruit worthy of repentance” (Matthew 3:2, 9).  To study the Bible seriously without any intention … Read moreBible Study Is About Change! What Kind of Change?

Are You Urgently Seeking God?

Are You Seeking God with URGENCY? Of all our possible areas of procrastination, seeking God and His will cannot be one!  The apostle Peter, on the certainty of Jesus’ return, writes:  “Therefore, beloved, looking forward to these things, be diligent to be found by Him in peace, without spot and blameless; and consider that the long-suffering of our Lord is … Read moreAre You Urgently Seeking God?

When Is Too Busy … TOO BUSY?

When is “too busy” just TOO BUSY? You do not have time to study the Bible later.  You do not have time to serve God later.  Every day of life is given by God.  It must be spent in His service!  That is our purpose.  Everything else in life is incidental and subordinate.  Make the … Read moreWhen Is Too Busy … TOO BUSY?

What if an Apostle or an Angel Told Me…?

  What if an apostle or an angel told me to…? “But even if we (apostles), or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel to you … let him be accursed” (Galatians 1:6-9).  The authority of God does not reside in any human being – or angel!  The rule of God is expressed in His word.  … Read moreWhat if an Apostle or an Angel Told Me…?

How Do I Know I Am Saved?

Quick, single sentence answers to this great question are not sufficient – they do not offer confidence and certainty. You need an honest evaluation of your own life, past and, especially, present, along with an understanding of God’s teaching about salvation. You need to read essential passages in the Bible, not a verse here and … Read moreHow Do I Know I Am Saved?