Does John mean that Christ would baptize them with two things or one — viz., the Holy Ghost under the similitude of fire? Did he mean that they should be baptized with the Holy Ghost and fire, personally or nationally?
Brother Lipscomb, is baptism for the remission of sins to one who has been baptized because of the remission of sins?
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?
What is meant by saying: “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you?” (Matt. 7:7.) Who is he talking to? Also please explain verse 11 and Acts 2:41. It seems to me three plainer sentences cannot be found in the Bible. They mean… Continue reading Asking, Seeking, Knocking
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?
Please explain why Abel's offering was accepted and Cain's rejected. In general terms, it was because Abel's offering pleased the Lord and Cain's did not. Abel's pleased him because it was according to his will and Cain's was not. Did they know this will that is, had God given commandment concerning these offerings? It is… Continue reading Why was Able accepted and not Cain?