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?
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”
I am requested to ask Brother E.G. Sewell to write a piece in regard to the proof of the baptism of the apostles. Regarding John the Baptist it was said: “And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God. And he shall go before him in the spirit and power… Continue reading Were the Apostles Baptized?
We are challenged to take in debate the affirmative of the following question: “Resolved, That man is a free agent.” Please write us if we have the right side of the question; and, if so, will you be so kind as to give us your arguments on that side, and oblige? In the ordinary acceptation of… Continue reading How is Man a Free Agent?