Water Baptism

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     NickHassan 
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    Hi Ed,

    If anyone keeps the word they will obey it.

     

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     Ed J 
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    Hi Nick,

    They are not different things –
    Keeping the word is obeying the word.

    “Keep the commandments”

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    God bless
    Ed J

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     NickHassan 
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    Hi,

    Acts 8.16f

    As they were going along the road they came to some water; and the Eunuch said

    ’Look !Water!

    What prevents me from being baptised?’

    and Philip said

    ’If you believe with all your heart, you may’

    And he answered and said

    ’I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God’

    And he ordered the chariot to stop and they both went down into the water,Philip as well as the Eunuch, and he baptised him.

     

    Philip had been with the Eunuch on his chariot teaching him about the scriptures and preaching Jesus to him.

    It is obvious that the importance of baptism in the name of Jesus had been discussed as it was the Eunuch that requested it.

     

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     NickHassan 
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    Hi,

    1Cor 2.13

    Has Christ been divided?

    Paul was not crucified for you, was he?

    Or were you baptised in the name of Paul?

    Rom6.3

    Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptised into Christ Jesus have been baptised into his death.

    Therefore we have been buried with him through baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life. For if we have become united with him in the likeness to his death, certainly we shall also be in the likeness to his resurrection..

     

    We must be baptised in the name of Jesus Christ.

    There is no other name under heaven by which we can be saved.

     

    No trinity, no church, nothing else is relevant.

     

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     GeneBalthrop 
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    Edj….Nick is right we are told to BELIEVE and be “BAPTIZED” EVERY ONE OF US, and we would recieve the “GIFT” of the HOLY SPIRIT.

    Just that simple brother, surely you know these thing Edj.

    Peace and love to you and yours. ……gene

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     Ed J 
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    Hi Gene,

    I became a “Christian” at the tender age of 12 years old.
    I was baptized with God’s Holy Spirit at the age of 15, and
    water-baptized at the age of 57 at Nick Hassan’s prompting.

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    God bless
    Ed J

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     GeneBalthrop 
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    Edj….But have you recieved the Holy Spirit yet? I WAS BAPTIZED TWICE once when i was around 21, but only got wet i believe, i left that church that very day and never returned, and 10 yrs later i was rebatized in another church and after the elders layed there hands and prayed over me, i recieved the spirit of the Father, i felt it come into me, and the peace of God came with it.

    Edj you did well by being baptized brother.

    Peace and love to you and yours. …….gene

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     Ed J 
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    Edj you did well by being baptized brother

    Thank you brother!

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     NickHassan 
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    Hi,

    Acts 16.27f

    When the jailer awoke and saw the prison doors opened, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself, supposing that the prisoners had escaped. But Paul cried out with a loud voice, saying

    ’Do not harm yourself, for we are all here!’

    and he called for lights and rushed in, and trembling with fear he fell down before Paul and Silas, and after he brought them out , he said

    ’Sirs, what must I do to be saved?’

    They said

    ’Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household’

    And they spoke the word of the Lord to him together with all who were in his house. And he took them that very hour of the night and washed their wounds, and immediately he was baptised, he and all his household. And he brought them into his house and set food before them, and rejoiced greatly, having believed in God with his whole household.

     

    Believe in God, Believe also in me.

    Baptism in the name of Jesus Christ follows repentance and belief.

    Acts 4.12

    ‘And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men by which we must be saved.’

    Not in the name of a trinity.

     

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