Category Archives: Repentance

Why Did Jesus Begin A Baptismal Ministry?

We’re all familiar with John’s baptism, a baptism of repentance, telling people that they should believe in the One coming after him, that is, in Jesus (Acts 19:4). But John the disciple tells us that Jesus “was gaining and baptizing … Continue reading

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A New Church Plant: Which Bible for the Pew?

Let’s just say that you’re going to plant a new church and had to choose one version of the Bible to be your pew Bible that you hand to folks as they walk in, which Bible will you use, and … Continue reading

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Repentance and Faith, Are they Separates or Synonyms?

I’m beginning to think that Repentance and Faith are not separates but synonyms.  I have two lines of argument: Argument One: In the gospel according to John, the Gospel of Belief, there is absolutely no mention of Repentance.  Consider some … Continue reading

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