Colossians Series • 9. Boasting in Jesus Christ - Colossians 2:6-23 Part 2 Part of this message continues to defend the honor of Christ as the only cause and power in our salvation. Beginning with the case of rebaptism in Acts 19, we see that every aspect of our worship should reflect the work of a successful Savior! This message was preached on Sunday, May 29, 2022
Colossians Series • 9. Boasting in Jesus Christ - Colossians 2:6-23 Part 1 Since we are saved by the finished work of Jesus Christ plus nothing, we are able to walk in obedience to God out of pure thankfulness. In this portion of the letter, the Apostle Paul expounds upon the many ways that we are IN Christ, WITH Christ, and TOGETHER WITH Christ. All of these statements build a beautiful doxology of praise for our successful Redeemer! This message was preached on Sunday, May 29, 2022
"And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: and lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased." (Matthew … Continue reading The Holy Spirit Descends!
Baptism should be the inauguration of many other righteous acts in our lives.
"Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him. But John forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me? And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he … Continue reading Why Should I Be Baptized?
As followers of Christ, we should imitate Christ and that includes living our lives with understanding and purpose.
Our baptism is an outward symbol that expresses what God has already done by His grace on the inside.
Immersion is the only method that accurately portrays what it should. Baptism should look like the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ!