Are the Greek words that are used (in either the Old or the New Testament) for sprinkle or pour ever used in the New Testament for baptize?
What Baptism is Spoken of in 1 Corinthians 12:13? The passage referred to is this: “For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles.” The baptism here spoken of is the baptism that puts people into Christ; for when we are in the body of Christ… Continue reading The Baptism of First Corinthians 12:13
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”
A Baptist brother, preaching on “The Establishment of the Kingdom,” quoted Matthew 11:12 and Luke 16:16-21. In explaining Matthew 3:2, “the kingdom of heaven is at hand,” he says it means “already there.” He gave for an example that having received a letter, to which we were going to reply, we would say: “Yours… Continue reading The Meaning of “At Hand”
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