The Biblical Teaching on Baptism, Part 6

| September 28, 2009

In this post, I’ll try to give you all my position in a nutshell. First, I accept that there is some sort of connection between baptism and circumcision via Col. 2:11-12. Paul wouldn’t pair them if they weren’t meant to be associated in some way. In what follows, I’ll give you my take on what […]

Interesting Article on Phoebe as a Deacon

| September 25, 2009

I hope to post again on baptism this weekend, but in the meantime, here is an interesting (short) article on the Greek descriptions of Phoebe. I’ve posted on the “women in ministry” issue a bit before, so I figured some of you might be interested in this. Technorati Tags: deacon, diakonos, Phoebe, women, women’s ordination

The Biblical Teaching on Baptism, Part 5

| September 22, 2009

Here are some current, widely-read theologians on infant baptism. Michael Horton (source: God’s Grandchildren: The Biblical Basis for Infant Baptism) In Genesis 17, God changes Abram’s name and institutes the sacrament of circumcision. “This is my covenant with you and your descendants after you, the covenant you are to keep: Every male among you shall […]

The Biblical Teaching on Baptism, Part 4

| September 21, 2009

In this post, we’ll look at the problematic language in parts of the Westminster Confession. Westminster Confession of Faith CHAP. XI. – Of Justification 1. Those whom God effectually calleth, He also freely justifieth: (Rom. 8:30, Rom. 3:24) not by infusing righteousness into them, but by pardoning their sins, and by accounting and accepting their […]

New Online Site for Public Domain Bible Reference Works

| September 20, 2009

.Check out Bible Ref Shelf – a very useful site: Technorati Tags: public domain, reference tools