Baptized for the Dead

Question: Can you help us with any understanding on I Corinthians 15:29? We had this in our Bible Study and could not come to an agreement on its meaning. Answer: I think it to be a quite difficult scripture and Adam Clarke classes it the most difficult verse in the New Testament, and says that…

Water Baptism and Spiritual Baptism

Question: Could you explain to me the difference between the two baptisms (water baptism and spiritual baptism)? Which is the true baptism? Answer: I trust the Lord will enable me, by His Spirit, to make this answer plain. First, I would say that both baptisms referred to in the question are true baptisms, definitely taught…

Born of Water and of the Spirit

Question: Please discuss the “new birth” and what the term “water” refers to in John 3:5. Is this water baptism? Answer: John 3:5 says, “…Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.” The whole topic of Christ’s conversation with Nicodemus recorded in the first…

Being Baptized in the Name of Jesus Only

Question: In the book of Acts when they baptized, they simply stated: “In the Name of Jesus” and in some cases no name at all is mentioned but just merely states that they were baptized. Now why did Jesus say plainly “In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy…