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Lesson series: Water baptism – Part 3 (Final)

Lesson series: Water baptism – Part 3 (Final)

1. What if I don’t get baptized? Will I lose my salvation?

A. Due to inadequate knowledge

A person who dies without getting baptized because of not fully knowing the Lord’s command to do so will not lose his place in heaven. It would be so similarly, if it is due to lack of time prior to death or other practical consideration.

Mark 16:16 “Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned”.

Baptism is not a Pre condition for salvation but rather a product that should follow.

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Sermon: How to be doers of the word?

Sermon: How to be doers of the word?

Introduction

A man walking into church late asked one of the ushers, “Is the sermon done yet?” The usher replied, “The sermon has been preached, but it has yet to be done.” What an answer! The word of God is not just meant to be preached. It’s meant to be practiced. It’s not just meant to be delivered, it’s meant to be done! The book of James gives us a step by step procedure?

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Lesson series: Water baptism – Part 2

Lesson series: Water baptism – Part 2

1. Who can take water baptism?

A. Those who believe in Jesus as their Saviour and Lord

You should have personally accepted Jesus as your Saviour and Lord, not only as your miracle worker, provider, etc.

John 11:27 “Yes, Lord,” she told him, “I believe that you are the Christ, the Son of God, who was to come into the world.”

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Lesson series: Water baptism – Part 1

Lesson series: Water baptism – Part 1

About this series:

This series of lessons is for people who want to know more about Baptism and be prepared for this step in their Christian walk. At the end of the study series, both the student and the teacher would decide if the student is ready to be baptized.

1. Types of Baptisms mentioned in the scripture

The following types of baptism are mentioned in the scriptures.

A. Baptism of repentance / Baptism of John

Historically proselytes (those converting from other faiths to Judaism) were baptized. John the Baptist practiced baptism of repentance at the time of Jesus.

Mark 1:4 “John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.”

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Why do the world need Christian Steve Jobs?

Why do the world need Christian Steve Jobs?

The departure of Steve Jobs the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. has sparked a lot of buzz in the Christian community and church  blogosphere as well. To tell that Steve Jobs was a man who had the whole world in his arms wouldn’t be exaggerating. I am not seeking to pass the judgment on Steve but I feel very concerned about his soul, (Matthew 16:26). Many sources claim Steve was not a born again Christian.

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