What is baptism for and what does John 3:6 mean? The leading purpose of baptism is to bury the man, dead through faith and repentance to the world, out of himself and raise him in Christ Jesus. “Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them [eis] in the name of the Father, and… Continue reading For What Purpose is Baptism?
Some of the brethren who desire to take a leading part in the church work joined a brass band. They would engage in band practice during our protracted meeting, at the same hour of service. They would also practice instead of attending prayer meeting. We admonished them not to let the band interfere with their… Continue reading Joining a Brass Band
Paul says (Romans 12:2), “Be not conformed to this world,” and John says (1 John 2:15): “Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.” Now, I am well aware that there is a line of distinction between the… Continue reading Is Playing Ball Conforming to the World?