BAPTIZE

“Baptize” is not an English word. It is a Greek word lifted out of the original Bible text and inserted into English Bibles. Other Greek words were translated into English. Their meanings in Greek were transferred into equivalents in English. … [Read more...]

BAPTIZED AGAIN

Should you be baptized again? Acts 19:1-5 tells about some men who had been converted to Christ. They had been taught and believed in Jesus Christ. But when Paul later came through Corinth where they lived, he asked about their conversion: “Did you … [Read more...]

WHY BE BAPTIZED?

“Be baptized and wash away your sins” (Acts 22:16). Jesus announced in His last words on earth: “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved” (Mk 16:16). Peter concluded his sermon to … [Read more...]

BAPTISM HAS NO ‘MODES’

“Baptism” is a verb which expresses a specific act. It is anglicized from a Greek word (ßapt??e) which means “to dip, submerge.” Sprinkle and pour are from entirely different Greek words, never applying to baptism in the Bible. It is not possible to … [Read more...]

DIP AND BE CLEAN

Naaman was the greatest military leader in the land of Syria (2 Kings 5:1). But he had incurable leprosy. A little slave girl told Mrs. Naaman about a prophet in her country Israel who could cure him, so she told her husband. Naaman took many rich … [Read more...]

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