Brother Lipscomb, please explain through the Gospel Advocate why baptism and the Lord’s Supper were not done away, nailed to the cross, when Christ was crucified and also the meaning of spiritual baptism. There is a sect here teaching that this is all done away with, nailed to the cross, and that spiritual baptism is the only baptism; that no other has been taught since Christ was crucified.
Brother Lipscomb, is baptism for the remission of sins to one who has been baptized because of the remission of sins?
Brother Lipscomb, do the Scriptures say that no one can be saved without baptism, or is it only an inference? If an inference, are not all creeds founded on inferences? I have been reading your paper some time, and I like it very well. Inferences are of different degrees of certainty. A necessary inference… Continue reading Can Man Be Saved Without Baptism?
Will you please show one the necessity of baptism, if, indeed, it is essential to salvation? I am convinced that immersion is the best mode; and if I could see that baptism is essential to salvation, I would be immersed immediately. God commanded through John the Baptist baptism as a starting point to a… Continue reading The Necessity of Baptism
1) Can a person believe, as stated by you in the notice of mine, and receive water baptism, and still be unpardoned? 2) Is it your honest conviction from your knowledge of the Scriptures that no one is saved (living under Christian privileges and obligations) but those who comply with all the conditions mentioned by… Continue reading Baptism and Pardon
Brother Lipscomb: There is a people among us who deny the authority in Matthew 28:19, where Jesus says: “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.” They say this baptism is not in the name of Christ, and they claim… Continue reading Baptism “in the Name of Christ”
What is meant by saying: “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you?” (Matt. 7:7.) Who is he talking to? Also please explain verse 11 and Acts 2:41. It seems to me three plainer sentences cannot be found in the Bible. They mean… Continue reading Asking, Seeking, Knocking