Tag Archives: baptism

Baptist Dysfunction #3

As we walk through the list of Baptist distinctives, we come to an issue of church polity and practice. Jesus Christ entrusted the church with many things, two of which get a special spotlight (and rightly so): Believer’s Baptism and the Lord’s Supper. There’s not a lot of controversy here [:-)], I’ve only got a few questions about these…

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Oh, Glorious Day!

It’s been said by many before that as Christians,we should be careful not to get our theology from songs. Very true statement — there are plenty of songs out there that take scriptural principles way out of context and by singing them, the listener THINKS that it is Biblical. While there are certainly some bad songs out there, some of them are VERY good!

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Mark 1.9-20 – Starting Right

1.9-11 The Baptism of Christ ..the Visit, the Vision & the Voice ..Nazareth / Galilee: obscure, despised, contemptible places (lack of morals / education) ..baptized: first task as a man, alone, was a mission of submission (Matt3.15) ..Spirit descending: validation, encouragement, empowering (Jn1.32-34) – symbolism! ..beloved Son: 1st phase of son-ship (2-Cowboy, 3-Warrior, 4-Lover, 5-King, […]

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