Baptism

Question: Is baptism for salvation necessary or is it just a public, outward proclamation of one’s inner repentance and faith?

Is baptism for salvation necessary or is it just a public, outward proclamation of one’s inner repentance and  faith? Mark 16:16 mentions the need both to believe and to be baptized for salvation; but he that believeth not shall be condemned. Many believe that baptism is not necessary for salvation, but merely a public, outward proclamation of … Continue reading

Foot Washing / Salvation

Question:If we carry out the essence of footwashing, can we forego the formality?

If we carry out the essence of footwashing, can we forego the formality? The sacrament of footwashing was established by Jesus who instructed His disciples to follow His example. Therefore, we should do it as commanded by the Lord. The sacrament can give us a more profound understanding of its essence. Footwashing is directly related … Continue reading

Holy Spirit

Question: Why do we need to receive the baptism of Holy Spirit? Isn’t Water baptism sufficient?

Your church claims that water baptism can cleanse sins (Acts 22:16), sanctify and justify (1Cor 6:11), regenerate (Tit 3:5), raise to life (Col 2:12) and save (1Pet 3:20-21). Why do we need to receive the baptism of Holy Spirit? Isn’t Water baptism sufficient? Baptism of Holy Spirit is necessary for salvation The saving effects of … Continue reading

Bible

Question: The Bible as history book contains words such as “chronicles,” “teachings” and “prophecies”. What do these words mean according to the Bible?

The Bible as history book contains words such as “chronicles,” “teachings” and “prophecies”. What do these words mean according to the Bible? Let us look at  these words that the Bible as history book contains and their meanings: 1. The Bible as history book on Chronicles: They are to convince us. “But these are written that … Continue reading