Have you ever thought about why churches practice baptism and communion? What was the purpose of baptism and communion being established? Is there a right or wrong way to practice them? This past Sunday, we explored these two sacraments. We looked at what they are, what they mean, and why it is absolutely vital for […]
Marriage Covenant Theology – Baptism, The New Birth And The Holy Spirit
Before the New Covenant circumcision was the mandatory physical sign established by God to confirm one’s justification, entrance into the marriage covenant and later the marriage covenant community. However, because of the superior form of justification and marriage gift offered under the New Covenant, both the sign and its requirement have changed. Baptism is now […]
Marriage Covenant Theology
All saving relationships between God and man in the Bible are patterned after the marriage covenant. There are five  major marriage covenants in the Bible: the Adamic Covenant , Noahic Covenant, Abrahamic Covenant, Mosaic Covenant and New Covenant.
Why not just baptize yourself?
Today there exists a large number of people who hold that one’s faith should be considered valid simply because they themselves say it is valid. In modern Christianity, it is quite common to hear statements such as “my faith is between God and me,” “I don’t need the church,” “I just follow Christ,” “I can […]
The Purpose of the Clothing Metaphor in Scripture
A metaphor is a figure of speech which expresses the unfamiliar in terms of the familiar. In most instances, a common, usually physical object is used to illustrate a more abstract or less familiar idea or concept. There is an implied comparison between the two, but this comparison does not always use the words like […]