This Bible Q-n-A “question” was actually made as a statement on a video, not a question. The comment – without editing – was as follows: “The guy who made this video doesnt realize the majority of the time when the Bible is talking about baptism, it means of the Holy Ghost. Jesus baptizes us.” This comment was posted on the video “Let The Bible Speak: Is Baptism Essential For … [Read more...] about Bible Q-n-A: Isn’t New Testament Baptism Holy Spirit Baptism?
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Were You Preaching At Me?
One of my favorite preachers told how he would reply when someone would come out of the audience after services and ask him, "Were you preaching at me?" He said he would ask them, "Well, did it apply to you?" In other words, if what he taught applied to them, then, yes, he was preaching at them. Not that he had targeted them, but that if they perceived that what he was teaching … [Read more...] about Were You Preaching At Me?
The Name on the Sign
When you drive by the church building for the church of Christ, Northside, here in LaGrange, you will see a sign that says “Church of Christ, Northside.” It’s not written exactly like that, but it is a stylized representation of that – with the large “Church of Christ” across the top and a smaller slanted “Northside” under that. It is not, necessarily, the name of the church. … [Read more...] about The Name on the Sign
The History of the Early Church
Church History is a subject that many people find very interesting. Probably, the most popular work on the subject is Philip Schaff’s multivolume (8 in all), “History of the Christian Church.” Originally published in 1910, it is still the standard source and extensively quoted even in more recent works on the subject of church history. Schaff begins in the 1st Century AD and … [Read more...] about The History of the Early Church
Bible Q-n-A: Questions Concerning the Kingdom of Heaven
Before getting into the questions I want to let you know about the new Facebook page for Bible Q-n-A: Where You Ask the Questions and the Bible Gives the Answers. This is where you can follow discussions and ask your Bible questions: www.facebook.com/BibleQnAOnline. Whether you want to discuss the questions answered in this column or ask your own questions, I hope you’ll “Like” … [Read more...] about Bible Q-n-A: Questions Concerning the Kingdom of Heaven