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  • Wedding Jesus
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    The Life of Jesus In this essay on Jesus, I am going to talk a lot about what made Jesus such an important figure. I am going to discuss Jesus birth, death and some of what in between. When Jesus was born there was a census of the whole world going on that was ordered by Caesar Augustus. Every one had to register in their won town. So when everybody heard of this census, Joseph went from Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to David's town of Bethlehem. While Mary who was pregnant at the time and Josep...
  • Jesus Baptism
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    'Baptism'; In the Greek language of Jesus' day, the word baptize meant to dip or immerse an object in water. In its Christian use baptize came to mean the act of Baptism, or the washing and cleansing of something to renew it. Jesus' Baptism took place in the Jordan River. (Gospel According to Mark) John, an apostle, was the man responsible for this glorious moment in religious history. Later, he would be known as John the Baptist because of this. During the baptism God spoke from the Heavens thr...
  • Name Of The Lord Jesus Christ
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    Why We Baptize in Jesus' Name Introduction The subject of water baptism has long been called a great issue and no doubt has been made such by many church leaders of the past and present. In our study of it, let us first consider its importance, or the necessity of being baptized. The Importance of Water Baptism Christian water baptism is an ordinance instituted by Jesus Christ. If it is not important in the plan of God, why did Jesus command it in Matthew 28: 19? And why did Peter follow up by s...
  • Infant Baptism
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    Naimoi, a good friend of mine, who lives in Bermuda did not consider baptism to be merely an option. She attended a seventh-day institution were they believe that by baptism we confess our faith in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and testify our death to sin and of our purpose to walk in the newness of life. For more than a year she had eagerly studied the Bible, and longed to become a Christian. One evening she shared with her family the new information that she had learned, and the...
  • Baptism By The Holy Spirit
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    By: Eddie Duckworth, Baptism- What does the Bible say? Definitions of Baptism in the Greek dictionary of the N.T. in Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible (of words found in KJV B). (#907) - baptize- from a derivation of bap to (#911); to make whelmed (i.e. fully wet); used only (in the N. T) of ceremonial ablution, especially (technically) of the ordinance of Christian baptism: -- baptist, baptize, wash. (#908) - bat isma- from baptize (#907); baptism (technical or figurative): - baptism...
  • Churches Regard Baptism As A Sacrament
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    Baptism is the door to life and to the kingdom of God. Baptism in Christian churches, the universal rite of initiation, performed with water, usually in the name of the Trinity or in the name of Christ. Orthodox and Baptist churches require baptism by total immersion. In other churches, pouring and sprinkling are more common. Most churches regard baptism as a sacrament, or sign of grace; some regard it simply as an ordinance, or rite, commanded by Christ. Therefore, Baptism is the sacrament of f...

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