Your Responsibility

Your Responsibility Jesus told us all in Scripture, “temptations [are] sure to come.” Satan’s first temptation to Jesus dealt with overcoming the flesh.  Our Lord overcomes the temptation by informing the devil that man lives by the whole counsel of...

Dangers of Self-righteousness

Dangers of Self-righteousness The sacrament of water baptism is a beautiful illustration of the cleansing of God’s elect from all their sins through the blood of Jesus Christ, God’s Son.  Satan works hard to get Christians debating over the mode of...

Your Public Testimony

What Does Your Public Testimony Say? Alastair Brooks’ Baptism Testimony: May 22, 2011 “My parents are Christians. [They] took me along with them to our village church, which I remember mainly as a challenge in sleeping on wooden pews. I am very grateful to...

Water Baptism

The church often struggles under the cancers of traditionalism, legalism, denominationalism, and faddisms.  For example, there was a time when certain denominations worked with the state to make laws, “declaring that anyone who accepted adult baptism after being...

Opens the Spiritual Heart

Baptism Opens the Spiritual Heart to More of God’s Will           Obedience to Jesus’ mandate to be baptized opens the spiritual heart to more of God’s will and empowerment in your service to Him.  Matthew 3:16 says, “As soon as Jesus was baptized, He went up...

Modes Of

Modes of this Christian Celebration  Jesus and His disciples spoke of the importance of baptism.  However, the New Testament is not altogether clear as to the methodology of this Christian celebration.  Baptism ceremonies are performed in baptisteries, lakes, streams...