Using Word Study and Proof Texts Like Statistics

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 […]

Jesus and Nicodemus – John 3

“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 […]