Baptism

Lots of questions and opinions arise on the topic of baptism. Some think it’s vital. Others think it’s irrelevant. Some think it’s for adults. Others think it’s for infants. It seems each church has a time-honored way of presenting it. What does the Bible say? Learn from the Scriptures about baptism and what it signifies to God and should signify to us.

2021-08-01T10:49:27-06:00

What is Baptism? – Baptism Part 1

Baptism is the rite that God uses to specify that a person has become a part of the body of Christ — the church. After the election of the President of the United States, the winner, by law, is not the President until he takes the oath of office. That doesn’t fit too well when a President is incumbent and wins, but if he’s newly elected, then he is not President. The previous president is still the president until he takes the oath of office. Similarly, baptism signifies membership in the body of Christ, the church.

2021-05-20T12:57:34-06:00

Deadman Walking – Baptism Part 2

Baptism is the rite that signifies a person's commitment to God as a Christian. What kind of commitment is it? Is it like joining a club? We might think so as we view the contemporary Christian scene. But Baptism is much more than that. Go deeper in Deadman Walking.

2021-05-20T12:57:41-06:00

Whited Sepulchres – Baptism Part 3

Jesus told the Pharisees they were like whitewashed tombs - nice looking to the eye, but inside full of decay. What was the decay he was talking about? And since Whited Sepulchres is about baptism, what does a burial site have to do with that topic?