It is odd to me that so many people try so hard to discount the very clear biblical teaching regarding the necessity of baptism for salvation. There is not a more clearly defined doctrine in the New Testament than the necessity of water baptism for the remission of sins! There is absolutely no way that anyone just studying the biblical text - free from preconceived notions of … [Read more...] about Common Objections To Baptism – part 1
The question was asked about a congregation raising money from the community at large to build a bigger building. Specifically, if such a practice is biblical or not. For something to be “biblical”, it has to be found in the Bible. That’s what “biblical” means! So, if we could find somewhere in the Bible where the work of the church was funded by raising money from the general … [Read more...] about Bible Q-n-A: Funding the Work of the Church
https://youtu.be/5wyZcQXO6C8 We'll be responding to the comments from last week's episode, and other videos. The commenter of the week - by far! is @badmoonarising. Woe, did we strike a nerve there? We'll be responding to others also, and your live chat questions and comments. Subscribe to PreacherNorm: https://goo.gl/G6gVtS For the latest episode of Bible Q-n-A … [Read more...] about Bible Q-n-A #167: There’s A Bad Moon Rising!
I know I said last week that I was going to do a comment review of the past couple weeks. But then the live chat got pretty active right off the bat and I never did get to your comments. This week, I'm not getting into the live chat until I've gone through the comments and then I'll review the live chat. OK? Thanks! https://youtu.be/EN3TG93n7Yo … [Read more...] about Bible Q-n-A #166: Comment Review… for real this time!
Let me clarify the title somewhat. I'm not saying that the practice of undenominational Christianity is difficult. To the contrary, there is nothing difficult at all about practicing true New Testament Christianity. It is the pomp and pageantry of man-made doctrines that are much more difficult to maintain. When the focus is put on our own desires for fulfillment it … [Read more...] about Why Is Undenominational Christianity So Difficult?