Tag: baptize

  • Biblical Baptism, Part 11 (Do I Have to Be Baptized?)

    Is it necessary for a person to be baptized in order to be saved? What about the thief on the cross? He wasn’t baptized and was saved. Welcome to part 11 of my biblical baptism series. In this post, we’ll tackle these important questions. The posts in this series build on each other. If you need…

  • Biblical Baptism, Part 10 (How Faith, Grace and Works Fit Together)

    How do faith, grace and works fit together? Sometimes the Scriptures can seem like faith and grace are opposed to works. In other words, sometimes it may seem that GOD is saying that good deeds don’t matter, that we are saved entirely based on our faith in His grace, without regard to how we live.…

  • Biblical Baptism, Part 9 (Is baptism a public demonstration of faith?)

    Is Christian baptism intended to be a public demonstration of faith? It’s what many claim is GOD’s purpose for baptism. Let’s see what the Scriptures teach. Welcome to part 9 of my biblical baptism series. These posts build on each other. If you need to catch up, here are links to the previous posts: Download series…

  • Biblical Baptism, Part 8 (What is the Purpose of Water Baptism?)

    What is the purpose of water baptism (according to the Bible)? Ask people this question and you’ll get a variety of answers. Most of them are wrong. Let’s let the Bible speak for itself on this matter. Welcome to part 8 of my biblical baptism series. These posts build on each other. If you need…

  • Biblical Baptism, Part 7 (What is the Baptism that Jesus Commanded?)

    What is the baptism that Jesus commanded? What do the Scriptures tell us about this baptism? Welcome to part 7 of my series on biblical baptism. This series of posts builds on one another. If you need to catch up, here are links to the previous posts: Download series as a PDF Apologies: I haven’t gotten…

  • Biblical Baptism, Part 6 (What is the Baptism of the Holy Spirit?)

    What is the baptism of the Holy Spirit? How does Holy Spirit baptism apply to us today? Does Holy Spirit baptism still matter today? What is different between Holy Spirit baptism and water baptism? Welcome to part 6 of my series on biblical baptism. In this post, we’ll tackle these questions. But first, the articles in…

  • Biblical Baptism, Part 5 (Why Was Jesus Baptized?)

    Why was Jesus baptized? That’s the question we’ll answer in this post. Welcome to part 5 of my Biblical Baptism series. These posts build on each other. If you need to catch up, here are links to the previous posts: Download series as a PDF Apologies: I haven’t gotten my downloads set up since migrating my…

  • Biblical Baptism, Part 4 (What was the purpose of John the Baptist’s Baptism?)

    What was the purpose of John the Baptist’s baptism? Why was John baptizing Jews who lived under the Law of Moses? In this post, we’ll answer these questions. … Welcome to part 4 of my series on baptism. These posts build on each other. If you need to catch up, here are links to the…

  • Biblical Baptism, Part 3 (What Does ‘Baptize’ Mean?)

    What does the word “baptize” mean? That’s the focus of this post. … Welcome to part 3 of my series on biblical baptism. Each post builds on those before it. If you need to catch up, here are links to the previous posts: Download series as a PDF Apologies: I haven’t gotten my downloads set up…

  • Biblical Baptism, Part 1 (Introduction)

    The subject of baptism is one of the most important, frequently discussed and controversial topics in the New Testament. In this series of articles on the biblical purpose of Christian baptism, I attempt to take a fresh look at the subject. I’ve designed the series where each post builds upon the foundation laid in the…