What is the importance of Christian baptism? Jesus experienced baptism; He practiced baptism during His…
Among the Old Covenant ceremonies that foreshadow the Christian’s covenant with Christ is the water of purification. Consider how this ritual pre-figures Christian baptism.
Baptism by immersion was practiced by first century Christians. Their burial in water connected with the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus.
John records a conversation between Jesus and a Pharisee, Nicodemus. Jesus reveals to this esteemed teacher how one must be born again to enter the kingdom of God.
John the Baptizer introduced the concept of baptism prior to the arrival of Jesus. What made John’s baptism different from the baptism later taught and practiced by the disciples of Jesus?
Ceremonial washings were found in both pagan and Jewish rites. What makes Christian baptism different?
When Paul met the disciples in Ephesus for the first time, he asked, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit?” Amazingly, these disciples of Jesus had never heard of the Holy Spirit. Paul then asked, “Into what were you baptized?” What does baptism have to do with having the Holy Spirit?
You’ve heard the gospel, but have you heard all of it? Maybe not. In fact, many people have never heard the whole truth about Jesus. Time has certainly taken its toll on the truth. Not that the truth can be changed, but it can be forgotten. This article explores some of the most important facts about the Christian faith that are often overlooked or ignored.