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 is paternal side of things, and you will notice that fathers are mentioned. In ch.4 mothers are mentioned a number of times, and it presents […]
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 ceremony that is performed by submerging a person in water. There are two types of water baptism mentioned in scripture, (1) the baptism of John […]
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 dies, his master has no more power over him. So it is with us; we have died with Christ, and now sin has no claim over us. […]
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 ages. When Paul summed up the gospel that he preached, he said that he preached Christ who died, was buried, and had risen from the […]
Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk The Double Threat Facing the Saints: Philosophy and Religion Colossians 2:1-19 Paul’s Labors that the Saints would be Established (2:1-3) CHAPTER 2 1 For I would have you know what combat I have for you, and those in Laodicea, and as many as have not seen my face in flesh; 2 to the end that their hearts may be encouraged, being united together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the full knowledge of the […]