Why Was Jesus Baptized?

BY Pastor Otis Wasson   Have you wondered why Jesus was baptized? The Lord Jesus was perfect and needed no cleansing, yet He was baptized. Was it necessary for Him, as the sinless Son of God, to be baptized for a good testimony?       What does God’s Word have to...

Repent or Believe

As recorded in Matthew 16:15, when the disciples were asked by Jesus the question: “Whom say ye that I am?” Peter replied, “…Thou art the Christ [Messiah], the Son of the living God.” In reply to Peter’s confession, Jesus said: “…and upon this rock I will...

Evangelists and Evangelistic Meetings

   A little background may help you to see me as somewhat qualified to give an educated opinion about evangelists and evangelistic meetings.          Since the time of my conversion, at the age of 15, I have had a warm spot in my heart for evangelism. My father had...

Back To Basics

Galatians 2:15-21   I wrote in the Bible Brief Article, “Why Do Good Men Disagree?”, concerning the serious and sad conflict between the Apostles Peter and Paul. I did so in an attempt to shed some light on the reasons why such a conflict would have taken place....

Commitment

By Finley Hunter Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary defines commitment as an “agreement or a pledge to do something; the state of being obligated or emotionally impelled” (pg. 226, 1976, G & C Merriam Company, Springfield, MA). In the realm of life in the Spirit...