Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 20, 2021
Baptism is an act of obedience to Jesus who said to go into all the world and baptize in the name
of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. It was an act of obedience on Philip's part to baptize the
Ethiopian and act of obedience on his part to be baptized.
Some of the best things in life can be so bad. It is somewhat shocking, but Lewis B. Smedes in his
book Caring and Commitment points out that even commitment can be a bad thing. The purpose of
the book is to get Christians more committed, but he points out the negative side of this very