Sprinkle, pour, immerse, or all of the above?

"One Lord, one faith, one baptism,"
Ephesians 4:5


In light of the Baptism service we are having this coming Sunday, I wanted to address this topic from a Biblical standpoint, a scriptural point of view. When we talk about baptism, different things come to mind for different people. The reason for is because some Christian groups sprinkle, some pour, yet others will immerse a person completely into the water. Some Christian groups will baptise infants, and others baptise adults. Some groups even baptise on behalf of the deceased. Others will say that baptism is not important and they do not baptise at all.

There are many different groups and many different ways and views on Baptism, but Ephesians 4:5 tells us that there are not many baptisms, but one…"one baptism".

Which baptism is the true baptism?
What did the Apostles say about baptism in their writings…the Holy Bible?

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What is an Apostle?

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ: -Ephesians 4:11-12

According to these verses, the Bible says that God has given us apostles. The purpose of apostles (as well as prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers) are for
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Is Doctrinal Purity Important?

In the last few years I have noticed what appears to be a trend among professing Christians. There seems to be a belief that the Bible, or Bible doctrines, are of little importance. It seems the only thing that matters is if someone claims Jesus as their Saviour. Is this true? My personal opinion will be biased, as will the opinion of others. What Christians ought to do is to look to the writings of the Apostles (the Bible) for their answers. Lets see at what the scripture says… Read More…

Bees And Flowers Communicate Using Electrical Fields

"For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood
by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:" -Romans 1:20

Here is another example of the design of a loving creator.

"Flowers’ methods of communicating are at least as sophisticated as any devised by an advertising agency, according to a new study,…
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Saying by Jonathan Swift


“A man should never be ashamed to admit
he is wrong, which is but saying in other
words that he is wiser today than yesterday.”
—Jonathan Swift

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Scientists say health benefits from alcohol may be greatly exaggerated

The Bible tells us;
Proverbs 20:1 "Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise."
Isaiah 5:11 "Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflame them!"
Ephesians 5:18 "And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;"

These verses go contrary to popular opinion, as well as many "scientific studies" that tout the benefits of drink, until now.
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Legalism: What it is. What it is not.

A couple years ago, we had a couple who came to our meetings. They were saved Christians, but they took a strong stand not to celebrate Christmas, which is one of my families
favourite holidays. These were not Jehovah's witnesses, they were Bible believing Christians. When I mentioned this situation to another believer, he immediately accused them of being legalists. "Legalism?!?" I thought. I was surprised to hear the word, because this is not one I normally use. Knowing the definition, I personally would not have applied it to this situation. Words and definitions are very important. So I wanted to take a moment to address this word which is so often misused. What is legalism? Read More…

Pick and Chose YOUR Jesus!

Pick and Chose YOUR Jesus? What is this all about?

There is a common belief, an assumption, that every person who claims to believe in Jesus, believes in the same person. This seems like a legitimate assumption, on the surface, but we need to consider what the Apostle Paul wrote to the Corinthians…

II Corinthians 11:4: For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if ye receive another spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with him.

Another Jesus? Is there more than one?
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The Truth About the Bible

ring a question and answer session at a recent speaking engagement, a university student asked me, "Why do you believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God?"

Now this is a very interesting question, and probably one of the most important questions any Christian could ask themselves. What is so special, so unique about the Bible that Christians believe it is literally the inspired word of God?

In answering this student's question, I encouraged him to consider the following facts about the Bible.
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Top Ten Quotes of Jesus Christ

And all bare him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth. —Luke 4:22

The Pharisees and chief priest sent officers to take Jesus (John 7:32). When the officers returned empty handed, they were asked, “Why have ye not brought him?” The officers could only say, “Never man spake like this man” (John 7:45-46).

So true. No one ever spoke or said things that Jesus said. Many of His statements go completely contrary to the philosophies of this world. Consider these ten amazing statements made by the Lord Jesus Christ.
Matthew 19:26 "With men this is impossible but with God all things are possible."

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