Read Acts 2:36-39 … There are, without a doubt, certain rights associated with baptism. Some may already be familiar with these rights, but it never hurts to look at these rights again, so they remain in the forefront of our understanding. Often when one speaks of rights the thought is centered on what we have … Continue reading The Rights of Baptism
In 1991 Jimmy Allen wrote the book Re-Baptism? to address an issue that had become both a significant and persistent point of dispute among those of the Restoration Movement. The issue revolves around what an individual must understand prior to their baptism; and further, what level of understanding about the reasons for their baptism must … Continue reading Re-Baptism?
The practice of baptism has been a part of Church orthodoxy since the beginning and is distinguished as one of the two New Testament (NT) ceremonies, along with the Lord’s Supper, enjoined upon Christians by Christ himself (Matt. 26:26-29; 28:18-20). At the conclusion of the first recorded sermon on Pentecost, in response to the question … Continue reading Baptismal Purification