What is Baptism? — No. 9

Hits: 2[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads 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 salvation,…

What is Baptism? — No. 8

Hits: 2[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads 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 the…

What is Baptism? — No 7

Hits: 2[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.]             Is immersion in water an act done by a Christian (one who is already saved) or is it an act done in order to become a Christian (be saved)? We…

What is Baptism? — No. 4

Hits: 2[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads 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 and…

What is Baptism? — No. 1

Hits: 1[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.]             There is no single teaching of the New Testament over which more controversy has raged than the subject of baptism. There is only one reason why any controversy at all…

Ingredients of God’s Grace

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] In the New Testament, the “grace of God” refers to the unearned and unearnable favor God has extended to men. In the classical Greek literature, this grace was extended only to…

God’s Plan of Salvation

Hits: 12[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.]             If there is one thing that one must learn in life, it is God’s plan of salvation. Those who never obey the Gospel and do not come to know God will…

Excursus on the Power of Darkness in Colossians

Hits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction One of the most striking inspired descriptions of man’s redemption is found in Colossians 1:12–14: Giving thanks unto the Father, who made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of…

Here’s How…

Hits: 14[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] A leaflet making the rounds purports to instruct us on the way to have “an eternal relationship with God.” The suggested four-point plan is as follows: Admit Your Sin—“For all…

Biblical Faith—No. 1

Hits: 20[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The noun, faith, and the corresponding verb, believe, are words of great significance in the New Testament. One’s faith in God (the Father), in Jesus Christ (His only begotten Son), and…