Baptism—What does it mean?

Views: 66[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.] Few religious subjects have been more thoroughly discussed, debated, and preached and written about over the past 17 or so centuries than baptism. While it is interesting (and sometimes profitable) to…

What Is Baptism? — No. 9

Views: 79[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.]             Scriptural evidence has established the following truths concerning baptism: It is immersion (Rom. 6:4). It is in water (Acts 8:36; 10:47; 1 Pet. 3:20–21). It is a condition of…

What Is Baptism? — No. 8

Views: 79[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.]             Abundant evidence has been presented in previous articles on this site to establish the following facts concerning baptism: Baptism is an act of immersion (Acts 8:38–39) or burial of…

What Is Baptism? — No. 4

Views: 94[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.]             In previous articles in this series, we have seen that by actual definition, the Greek word baptidzo means to overwhelm, dip, plunge, submerge or immerse, both in its literal…

What Is Baptism? — No. 3

Views: 84[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.]             The definition of the Greek word baptidzo which is translated baptize in the New Testament, is dip, plunge, submerge, immerse. Baptize never means pour or sprinkle since these are…

What Is Baptism? — No. 2

Views: 80[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.]             It is our premise that the New Testament is God’s verbally inspired Word and that what it teaches on any subject is God’s Will. This is true of the…

What About Baptism?

Views: 80[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3 page.] Few religious subjects have been more thoroughly discussed, debated, and preached and written about over the past 17 or so centuries than baptism. While it is interesting (and sometimes profitable)…

God’s “Ecumenical Movement”

Views: 48[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page. Introduction For perhaps hundreds of years, the masses of Christendom and its leaders have lauded religious diversity. Most of us have been present where prayers of thanksgiving were offered for the…

New Testament Baptism

Views: 68[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Perhaps there is no teaching of the New Testament over which more controversy has raged than the’ subject of baptism. This is not the case because the New Testament is ambiguous…

Biblical Baptism-No. 5

Views: 73[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page. Controversy over the Scriptural action involved in baptism has raged for centuries. However, all such controversy would end if all men respected the authority of the Bible. It explicitly tells…