Are You Crucified With Christ ?

January 13, 2019

    Crucified With Christ   The apostle Paul wrote, in  Galatians 2, verse 20;  “I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me.  And the life that I live in the flesh, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me, and delivered Himself up for me.”   Can you say that about yourself?  Can you…

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What Does God Imply, And What Do We Infer ?

December 29, 2018

    The Scriptures Have Implications   Many times, when we say things, we also imply more than is said.  For instance, if I were to ask you; “Will you take me to lunch today?  I’m implying, will you pay for lunch today.  And as we read the bible, many things that the bible says, have implications.  But a lot of times, our minds aren’t always on the same track,…

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The Baptism Of The Holy Spirit And Fire

May 13, 2018

    Who did Jesus Baptize with the Holy Spirit and with Fire?   In  Mathew 3, verse 11,  the bible records these words of John the baptist;  “As for me, I baptize you with water, for repentance;  But He who is coming after me, is mightier than I, and I am not fit to remove His sandals.  He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.”   What…

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The Gift Of The Holy Spirit

April 13, 2018

      Gifts of the Holy Spirit   I want to talk about gifts of the Holy Spirit, but most importantly, I want to talk about one gift in particular.   And that gift is mentioned in  Acts 2, verse 38.  That verse says;  “Repent, and let each one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ, for the forgiveness of your sins, and you shall receive…

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What Are Sacraments ?

December 4, 2016

          Almost all Christian religious groups will speak of “sacraments”.  But what are sacraments?  What does the word “sacrament” mean?  Let’s start with the meaning of the word “sacrament”.  The word itself comes from the Latin word, “sacramentum”, and it’s meaning is.. “a solemn oath”.  “Sacramentum” comes from another Latin word, “sacrare” meaning.. “to hallow, or to consecrate”.   And to “hallow, or consecrate” means..  to make something holy. …

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What Is Baptism For ?

July 23, 2016

    What is Baptism For ?   In our previous lesson, we let the bible answer the question, “What is Baptism”.  And we learned from God’s word, that baptism is a burial in water.   Rom 6:3-4  told us, “Or do you not know that all of us who were baptized into Jesus Christ, have been baptized into His death?  Therefore, we have been buried with Him through baptism, in order…

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What Is Baptism ? What Is Baptism For ?

July 22, 2016

                    What is Baptism ?  What is Baptism For ?  Is Baptism Essential To Salvation ?   Those are some very good questions.  “What is Baptism”, “What is Baptism For ?”, and “Is Baptism Essential to Salvation ?”.  And we’re going to let the bible answer All of those questions.  Let’s start by going to the bible, to answer the first question.  Exactly what IS baptism…

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