Arrogance and pride have no place in the discussion of the word of God. If a person feels they are smarter than someone else that may be true. But, how did they gain this knowledge? And, is their knowledge truthful information?
As followers of Christ, we should imitate Christ and that includes living our lives with understanding and purpose.
"John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire: (Luke 3:16) I have heard several explanations of what John means regarding loosing someone's shoe. … Continue reading Kinsman Redeemer
When we see ourselves as we truly are, we see the need for a sovereign Savior. When we see that we are helpless without Him, we take great comfort in learning that Jesus did it all for us by the GRACE of God.
Immersion is the only method that accurately portrays what it should. Baptism should look like the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ!
John prepared the way for the Lord, not by changing the hearts of men for that lies only in the power of God. John prepared the way by showing clearly what the Old Testament taught about the coming Messiah.
The gospel brings to “light” that which God has already done for us and in us (2 Timothy 1:10).
“If the good Lord’s willing, then the creek WON’T rise!”
We need to keep in memory those times when we see the Lord at work in our lives or the lives of others.
He said that his name was already John for he knew that God had named the child even before he was born according to the testimony of Gabriel.