Communion – The Lord’s Supper

Lord's last supper

This communion ordinance is known as: “the Lord’s supper” because Christ instituted it (Luke 22:19-20, Matthew 26:26-28, Mark 14:22-24) and the Apostle Paul also spoke of it this way (1 Corinthians 11:20). It is known as the “communion” because of the common participation in it of the those that are saved. “The cup of blessing … Read more

Sanctification and the Infilling of the Holy Spirit

Pentecost

Webster defines the word ‘sanctify’ as: 1. To make sacred or holy; to set apart to a sacred office or to religious use or observance; to consecrate by appropriate rites. 2. To make free from sin; to cleanse from moral corruption and pollution; to purify. In the New Testament sanctification is part of the great … Read more

Baptism

Baptizing in the river

Baptism is derived from the Greek word “baptize” meaning “to immerse”. Never is sprinkling or pouring found in the Bible in relation to water baptism. Water baptism signifies a burial as well as a resurrection. So according to the example in the Bible, we should baptize the saved by fully immersing them in the water. … Read more

Repentance

Sorrow Grief

When Jesus began His ministry, the first thing He preached was the doctrine of repentance. “From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” ~ Matt 4:17 When a sinner begins to feel the Spirit of God convicting their heart of sin, repentance is the … Read more

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