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  • Infant Baptism

    Contributed by Peter Parry on Mar 12, 2005
    based on 38 ratings

    Baptism,be it infant or adult,is giving back to God what He has given to us.

  • Running From Your Baptism

    Contributed by Carla Powell on Mar 2, 2002
    based on 66 ratings

    Exploration of traditions of adult/infant baptism, and discussion of how we respond to our baptism. Do we run from it? Or do we turn toward God who is always turning toward us?

    Baptism of our Lord (A), January 13, 2002 "Running from Your Baptism" Today we hear about Jesus’ baptism as an adult. This baptism was the beginning of his official ministry, sort of his inauguration or commissioning as it were. John was baptizing people at the Jordan River as a symbol of ...read more

  • Baptism Series

    Contributed by Thomas Bracewell on Mar 28, 2001
    based on 60 ratings

    John Wesley gave a definate slant on what Baptism should mean and does mean in the context of the Church of England and later the Methodist movement. This Sermon briefly covers this theory.

    Mister Wesley’s Methodism Part 2 A sermon by Thomas F. Bracewell at St. Luke United Methodist Church, Enterprise, Alabama on October 23, 1994. Scripture Lesson: NT: Matthew 28:18-20. The Introductory Statement In his book This We Believe, Dr. Norman P. Madsen writes,”The ...read more

  • Beautiful Believer's Baptism Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 73 ratings

    A Biblical look at what baptism is and is not: It’s a SYMBOL, NOT A SACRAMENT--FOR BELIEVERS, NOT FOR BABIES--by PLUNGING UNDER, not POURING ON--for SUBMISSION, NOT FOR SALVATION. Link inc. to formatted text, audio & video, & PowerPoint Presentation.

    Beautiful Believer’s Baptism Acts 8:35-39 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/Baptism.html I’m not saying baptism is for beautiful believers only! (how would you explain Gary?) But it’s a beautiful picture of what happened in the heart of one who trusted Christ as Savior. The most wonderful ...read more

  • Baptism: Uncomfortable Waters

    Contributed by Terry Kennedy on Jul 24, 2001
    based on 117 ratings

    Four veiws of baptism

    “Baptism: Uncomfortable Waters As I stated last week today’s message is on baptism. The reason I am addressing baptism is because we are going to have a baptism celebration next Sunday, July 29. Right after the church service everyone in this congregation is invited over to Brian and Lisa ...read more

  • Making Sense Of Baptism

    Contributed by Dan Erickson on Nov 25, 2000
    based on 421 ratings

    the meaning and significance of Biblical Baptism

    There is a story about a Baptist pastor who had just started serving a new congregation. For eight Sundays in a row he preached on the importance of baptism. Finally, the chairman of the deacon board approached him and said, "Preacher, we think you need to choose another theme to preach on." The ...read more

  • Water Baptism In The New Testament

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 16 ratings

    A look at the controversy of Baptism and a view of the New Testament passages and practices. We will also look at the early Churches precedents and see where this topic truly should be.

    I.Baptism Instituted by Christ page 1 II.Church History and Baptism page 4 III.Differing Views/Modes of Baptism page 14 IV.Conclusion page 18 Water Baptism in Church History and New Testament Theology Bruce P. ...read more

  • Bigotry About Holy Ceremonies (Sacraments) Series

    Contributed by Ian Grant Spong on Jan 2, 2005
    based on 10 ratings

    Removing the prejudice and misunderstanding between denominations regarding sacraments -- those physical things through which we receive a spiritual grace

    BIGOTRY BUSTERS -- THE HOLY THINGS (SACRAMENTS) BY IAN GRANT SPONG Is there graceless bigotry and petty prejudice between Christian churches? Sadly, yes. Our churches sometimes do not teach people to think for themselves. We teach only our narrow theories rather than the multitude of ...read more

  • Raising Children

    Contributed by Jack Russell on Feb 25, 2005
    based on 13 ratings

    Today we dedicate a child to God. What does that mean for his parents and the community of faith in which he will grow?

    This morning, for the second time in three weeks, we welcome into the community of faith a new child, Lars Hickey. Two weeks ago it was through infant baptism, today through dedication. It’s not my intent this morning to debate the issues of infant baptism vs believer baptism. Rather, let me ...read more

  • Inside Out

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on Apr 29, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    This is a sermon in which I taught about the importance and significance of baptism.

    Stats don’t lie. LifeWay data indicates that although Southern Baptist membership grew, the number of baptisms decreased for the fourth consecutive year. The 2003 total was 377,357, reflecting a 4.44 percent decrease from the 2002 totals. “This indicated a baptism ratio of 1 to 43, meaning that, ...read more

  • Is The Doctrine Of "Original Sin" Really Scriptural?

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Sep 5, 2002
    based on 75 ratings

    Many today accept the doctrine of "Original Sin" or "Total Hereditary Depravity" as basic truth; yet, it is not supported by the Bible nor was it taught in the early Church.

    The doctrine of "Original Sin" basically states that Adam’s guilt has been passed down to each member of the human race. Thus, we are born condemned sinners. We are separated from God and His grace from birth. We are born spiritually dead. Only the blood of Christ can remove the stain and guilt of ...read more

  • "Where There's Smoke..."

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jan 10, 2004
    based on 64 ratings

    Baptism of the Lord Sunday; a sermon on remembering your baptism.

    Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 “Where There’s Smoke…” by: Kenneth Emerson Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA www.parkview-umc.org. Do you remember your baptism? If you were baptized as a baby, you probably don’t. But I bet that if you were baptized as a baby ...read more

  • the Covenant Signs And Seals: Covenant Baptism Series

    Contributed by Gregg Strawbridge on Jul 8, 2002
    based on 49 ratings

    Baptism is a sign of covenant inclusion for the visible people which seals our union with Christ through the work of the Holy Spirit.

    INTRODUCTION: A Reformation study of the sacraments is a sad study, filled with testimonies of bitter polemics, schism, division, and even execution. One may catch a glimpse of the pain, seeing Zwingli at Marburg, or a drowning protestor in Zurich, or a banished ¡°sacramentarian¡± in the ...read more

  • Baptismal Talk

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Nov 27, 2003
    based on 54 ratings

    We are called as Christians to encourage children to come to Christ

    Mark 10:13-16 13 People were bringing little children to Jesus to have him touch them, but the disciples rebuked them. 14 When Jesus saw this he was indignant. He said to them Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. 15 I ...read more

  • "The Man Of God Who Lost His Religion"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Aug 4, 2003
    based on 34 ratings

    I love hearing people share their personal testimony. This message unveils the testimony of the Apostle Paul. Before he was saved, when he got saved, and since he got saved.

    “THE MAN OF GOD WHO LOST HIS RELIGION” “THE PERSONAL TESTIMONY OF THE APOSTLE PAUL” Before Paul was saved… Religion 1. He was trusting in religious ceremony. “circumcised” He had been circumcised. Many people are trusting in their infant baptism or some other ceremony performed by ...read more