Posts with the tag “faith”
Do I Believe in Work-Based Salvation?
by Patrick Swayne on December 29th, 2023
When asked, most people who claim to be Christians will also claim that they don't believe in salvation through good works. However, a closer examination of their beliefs may tell a different story.
What John's Baptism Reveals About Denominational Baptism
by Patrick Swayne on November 17th, 2022
John, who prepared the way for the coming of Jesus Christ, baptized people "for the remission of sins" (Mark 1:4; Luke 3:3). So did Peter and the other disciples from the day of Pentecost forward (Acts 2:38). So, why were the disciples in Ephesus who had been baptized according to John's baptism baptized again (Acts 19:1-5)? And, what can we learn from this about Christian baptism?
How to Make Sure God Will Receive Our Worship
by Patrick Swayne on October 8th, 2022
The first example of worship in the Bible reveals that not everything done in worship is accepted by God. Why was Cain's worship rejected, and how can we make sure ours isn't?