Thought Provoking Topics From a Right Division Perspective. This snippet: "Baptisms"
What's the truth? What's the real story? How did it come about? How did it begin? What happened next? And what followed?
These are legitimate questions to ask about any matter of public interest. And they are certainly legitimate questions to ask about the Church. Is the Roman Catholic Church the Church that Jesus Christ established?
Colossians 2:8-10 -"Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ. For In him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:"
THE GREATEST DISCOVERY that any human being can make is the discovery of the ALL-SUFFICIENCY OF CHRIST, and the utter worthlessness of man without Him. Christ is all, and in Him we have all. Without Him we are nothing, absolutely nothing. It makes no difference how many times we...
The many divisions and varied opinions about this subject make it appear almost like a hopeless task, particularly so for the one who honestly tries to clear the air of all its entanglements. Nevertheless, we must do what we can.
Your calling involves the ministry given to the Apostle Paul after the close of Acts. The first book Paul wrote after Acts was Ephesians. In that book, he addresses the Gentiles directly for the first time. This calling is classified in the Post Acts books.
Post Acts Period BooksEphesians Colossians Philemon Philippians Titus 1 Timothy 2 Timothy
"THE MYSTERY" Its Reality, The Practical Side (Ephesians Chapters 4 through 6)
Since The Mvstery is a body of many truths addressed to God's people (Col. 1:26), the practical side would of necessity have to do with the walk. "As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in Him." (Col. 2:6) The instructions in this context are no less forthright: "Work out your own salvation (deliverance) for it is God who is energizing you to His purposes." (Phil. 2:12, 13 and 16). The walk that is worthy begins in meekness and endeavors to keep (not create) the unity of the...
"THE MYSTERY"- God's Sacred Secret To Complete the Word of God (Eph. 3:9; Col. 1:25,26) vs.25 "...I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you to fulfil the word of God; vs. 26..The mystery which hath been hidden from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to His saints:" (Col. 1:25- 26). Translators in the main have selected the English word, "fulfill" or its equivalent, rather than the English word, "complete" (vs. 25). According to "Webster's New World Dictionary," (1968), the English word, "fulfill," means to carry out something...