Brother Lipscomb, there has been much discussion concerning the person understanding baptism is for remission of sins. Suppose a Baptist seeks union with a church of Christ, what steps ought to be pursued toward him?
1) How is it that man can baptize man into Christ? 2) Is the putting on of Christ in baptism water baptism?
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?
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
Brother Lipscomb: I see an article in the Baptist, Volume XI, No. 11, page 327, headed “The,” in which it is said that Rom. 3:1 should read “the circumcision.” On Romans 3:4 it says that “our translators have inserted ‘the’ before ‘law,’ making the passage refer to some particular law, moral or ceremonial, when it is not… Continue reading The Definite Article in Greek
Brother Sewell: Please write up the two sons of Abraham – one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman. The passage is this: “Tell me, ye that desire to be under the law, do ye not hear the law? For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the… Continue reading The Two Sons of Abraham