Baptism is the first of two Sacraments that we’ll be looking at as we work through the Western Rite in our Bible study series – Worship Windows. A Sacrament is a holy act. It is so called because it is commanded by Jesus while he was on earth.
“What must I do to be saved?” is a great question to ask. How can I become right with God. Finding the answer to this question is essential to being a Christian. Is faith a work of man or God? We’ll explore this question using the Jailer at Philippi.
Worthy of Love
How can we know that we are worthy of love? Is the young woman beautiful enough? Is the young man a good enough athlete? Are there qualities that are lovable? Do parents love their children because they are cute or is there another reason? Normally when we talk about worth, it’s what we bring to […]
By Grace Alone 7 – Baptism
Why do we baptize babies and not dedicate them? Do we have to dunk or sprinkle? Did Martin Luther really dunk infants?! Baptism is a wonderfully simple gift from our God to create faith and wash sins away. Why are there so many confusing questions surrounding it? Watch this week’s study on Baptism.
Baptism – Water and the Word
It has been said, “Cleanliness is next to godliness.” Is there anything worse than sitting next to someone who obviously hasn’t bathed in a while? For all of the products that are available for keeping our body clean, there aren’t many for keeping our souls clean.
Baptism of Our Lord
Jesus’ baptism is an often misunderstood portion of Scripture. Jesus needed to be baptized, but not for the same reasons we need to be baptized.