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All Who Call on the Name of the Lord Will be Saved – Romans 10:13

March 6th, 2009 · 19 Comments · Apostle Paul, Bible, Bible Study, Christ, Christianity, Church of Christ, Confession, Hermeneutics, New Testament, Religion, Romans, Theology, Thoughts

A couple of verses that have been used in the anti-baptism argument come from Romans 10. The first is found in Romans 10:9 – “That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.” That seems pretty straight forward […]

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Using Word Study and Proof Texts Like Statistics

September 22nd, 2008 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Study, Biblical Interpretation, Christianity, New Testament, Religion

Someone mentioned to me that they believed Acts 2:38 should read “Repent and be overwhelmed…” His contention was that water baptism was not a necessary part of salvation and that his lexicon had overwhelmed as an alternate translation for βαπτιζω. He has made up his mind on the front end that water baptism couldn’t be […]

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Jesus and Nicodemus – John 3

December 10th, 2007 · No Comments · Bible, Christ, Christianity, Church, Holy Spirit, New Testament, Religion

“Rabbi, We know that you are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could perform the signs you are doing if God were not with him.” From the title of this post you probably already know who said this. It was not one of Jesus’ disciples (at least not yet!-19:39? ). It […]

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