The Red Sea pictures Christ’s death and resurrection for us.
The subject of Baptism is important for all Christians to understand. Sadly, many Christians don’t have an understanding of baptism and what it represents. Much of the confusion is due to man’s ideas being brought into the Church and into Christian teaching.
Main article: The Ordinance of Baptism Related: John’s Baptism Baptism (baptisma) simply means “to dip, or submerge.” The word is used many times in scripture, in several different contexts. The Baptism of the Spirit is a reference to the formation of the Church on the Day of Pentecost (1 Cor. 12:13). Water baptism is a […]
Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk Identification with Christ Frees us from Sin’s Dominion Romans 6 Romans 6. Paul personifies sin and views it as an evil master (“reigning” Rom. 5:21) dominating and controlling men as a master controls his slaves. A master has claims over his slave, but only as long as the slave lives. Once the slave […]
Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk The Resurrection of Christ Matthew 28 Christ’s Resurrection. The resurrection of Jesus Christ is vital to Christianity because it is the proof that our sins are gone, and that God is satisfied with the work of Calvary. The Lord rose bodily from the dead, not merely in spirit, as some have taught through the […]
Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk The Double Threat Facing the Saints: Philosophy and Religion Colossians 2:1-19 Colossians 2. We have the power of the cross in ch.2 – the work of Christ; whereas in ch.1 it was the Person of Christ that was primarily in view. Often in scripture the Person of Christ comes before the work […]
Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk Doctrinal: Defense of the Gospel Galatians 3 – 4 Galatians 3-4. The general subject of ch.3-4 is defense of the gospel, showing that justification is not by the law. Chapter 3 lays out the doctrinal side of things (our standing), and it presents the Christian’s connection with Abraham and his seed. This […]