Brother Lipscomb, did Christian baptism come in lieu of circumcision? It did not. Circumcised persons were baptized, and the children of baptized Jews continued to be circumcised for a long while, and it would be no sin yet. That this is true you may see from the fact that Jewish Christians demanded Gentile Christians… Continue reading Baptism in lieu of Circumcision
When was Christ anointed Prophet, Priest, and King? Christ says: “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor,’’ etc. (Luke 4:18.) The Lord was anointed as a preacher and teacher when the Holy Spirit was given him after his baptism, as is indicated… Continue reading When was Christ Anointed?
Brother Sewell: As one of our sisters has turned Adventist and has some of the members bothered, I would like a full explanation of the following passages of scripture: Ex. 31: 16, 17; Matt. 5: 19; Rom. 14: 5, 6. Who are meant by the “children of Israel” in the passage first named? What “commandments” is… Continue reading Adventists and the Children of Israel
Please give us an article in the Gospel Advocate on the promises made to Abraham – whether they have been fulfilled or not; or do we, as Christians, look for those promises yet to be fulfilled? In Gen. 13:14, 15, God said to Abraham: “Look from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and… Continue reading The Promise to Abraham