November 2019 | Baptism of the Holy Spirit

October 2019

The Covenant of Baptism

October 2019

What is the meaning and purpose of baptism?  Does baptism guarantee our salvation?  Is this why Jesus commanded His disciples to make disciples and baptize them?Praise God for His wondrous grace by which He provides everything we need for our salvation.  Salvation comes to us by grace...Read More

Baptism

October 2019

The Jews baptized Gentile converts, whereas John the Baptist baptized the Jews.His baptism was authorized from heaven. It was not something John devised or borrowed. It was a baptism of repentance, looking forward to the Messiah's coming. His baptism fulfilled two purposes: it prepared the nation fo...Read More

The Lord's Table

October 2019

Believer’s water baptism and the Lord’s Table are the two sacraments God has assigned to the Church. By the word 'sacrament’ we mean a ritualistic ministry with an inherent mystic meaning. Even though a sacrament is performed physically, its physical performance is secondary to its spiritual m...Read More

Believer's Baptism vs. Infant Baptism

October 2019

One among the two sacraments of the New Testament Church is Baptism - a much debated topic in the History of Christianity. A goldsmith does not pronounce any metal as gold by its outside color. He must first test it with a touchstone. Likewise, the use of the term ‘baptism' or the use of the water...Read More

Water Baptism: A Theological Analysis

October 2019

Baptism is one of the ordinances instituted by Christ. The word 'baptism' is derived from the Greek term means to plunge, dip, immerse something in water. In the N.T, the term baptism is used differently, e.g baptism of John the Baptist, Christian water baptism, baptism of suffering (Lk 12::49-50, M...Read More

The Baptisms in the Bible-A Short Study

October 2019

IntroductionBaptism for a Christian is an extremely important event. It is the first public act a new Christian participates in, an act in which he testifies to the world that he now belongs to Jesus Christ. In the ceremony of baptism, water is applied to the believer, and by this means his/ her sin...Read More