Sermon Series
  • 1. Baptism: A Divine Vow Of Allegiance

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2010
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    What can a few dribbles of water do? Not much it would seem...unless that water is connected with God's promise.

    What can a few dribbles of water do? If guests arrive unexpectedly at suppertime, you can stretch the soup with a few dribbles of water. A few dribbles of water will moisten the lips of someone dying of thirst, but probably wouldn’t be enough to save the individual. A few dribbles of water ...read more

  • 2. Baptism: God’s Word Spa

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2010
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    In baptism God puts his name on us making us "valuable" - like a baseball that has received the autograph of a famous player...

    In places like Europe and Japan, people love the spa. I’m not talking about day spas where you sit around in a bathrobe and get your nails done. I’m talking about mineral spas, places where water infused with minerals from subterranean rock bubbles to the surface. The water at mineral ...read more

  • 3. Baptism: God’s Watermark Of Approval

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2010
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    Through baptism God marks us with real forgiveness.

    (Call a few children up to the front of the church.) Can you see a face on this (U.S.) five-dollar bill? No? What do you see? You see a picture of a big building with lots of columns right? (Hold note to the light.) Now do you see a face? Very faintly don’t you? We call that a watermark. A ...read more

  • 4. Baptism: A Watery Tomb & Womb

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2010
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    Wanted: Dead AND Alive! God wants to see the old man in us with its sinful deeds and desires dead, while the new man, that part of a Christian which loves God, to be very much alive (Alfonso Espinosa). The “bounty hunter” who will make us dead and alive i

    “Wanted: Dead or Alive!” Posters like this were common in the old West. If your picture was on such a poster, you were in big trouble. Dead or alive, it didn’t matter to the authorities. Either way they would pay the reward money to the bounty hunter who could bring you in. ...read more