"One Lord, one faith, one baptism,"
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? Read the rest of the article…
I grew up as a Protestant, a Methodist to be precise. As a Methodist, and like Catholics and most mainline protestants, I was baptised as an infant. When I was 12, I stopped attending any kind of church (see my story). At the age of 20, I joined a local Baptist church, and as a Baptist, I fully endorse baptism. After all, a Baptist would baptise, right? Read the rest of the article…