Tag Archives: Baptism

Baptized Bodyguards and the Providence of God

We had climbed five flights of narrow stairs, some in the dark, before we ended up in a small room, perhaps 12 x 12, where gathered was about 20 believers. They were part of this house fellowship in south Asia—a church no less—and present were more than Asians and Americans. God was there. In us. […]

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Q Zone: Is it a Sin…?

We often think Jesus’ final marching orders will leave us wondering only about witnessing and missions, but that’s not always the case. As these two questions reveal, there’s more to the Great Commission than meets the eye. Here’s some insight to a couple of intriguing questions related to other aspects of Matthew 28:16-20. Q: Why […]

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Summer Book Review: “Knowing Jesus” [Ch. 6]

Today we post the final segment in our summer book review on Wright’s Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament, a book I thoroughly enjoyed this past year. If you haven’t picked up your copy yet, do so and read it around the Christmas holidays. It’ll be a great way to make the most of the season. […]

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Summer Book Review: “Knowing Jesus” [Ch. 5]

This summer I’ve been sharing a chapter-by-chapter summary/review of Wright’s Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament, a book I thoroughly enjoyed this past year. Have you picked up your copy yet? I encourage you to read along and share comments on here as well!  I think you’ll find it to be a rewarding summer read. Chapter Five: Jesus and […]

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Summer Book Review: “Knowing Jesus” [Ch. 4]

A book I really enjoyed this past year was Wright’s Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament, so I’ve been sharing a chapter-by-chapter summary/review over the summer. I encourage you to read along and share comments on here as well! Chapter Four: Jesus and His Old Testament Mission Summarizing Jesus’ understanding of his mission as “sent” was a beautiful way to […]

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Summer Book Review: “Knowing Jesus” [Ch. 3]

This summer I’ve been sharing a chapter-by-chapter summary/review of Wright’s Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament, a book I thoroughly enjoyed this past year. Have you picked up your copy yet? I encourage you to read along and share comments on here as well!  I think you’ll find it to be a rewarding summer read. Chapter Three: Jesus and […]

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“I Believe in You” – Baptism Highlights at FFC

Just in case you’ve been curious about what FFC has been up to over the last 4-5 weeks, well, this will give you a good glimpse. Gotta love the way God saves all kinds of people in all kinds of places in spite of all kinds of sin!

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Sunday Rewind: The Identifying Mark

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Q Zone: Baptism Bits

It’s as clear as anything in Acts 2: baptism singled out those who had repented and believed Peter’s words about Jesus the Christ. There was no way to “follow” in secret or “sign off” privately. And that was exactly the point! Peter no doubt knew baptism was the outward sign of inward faith, and he considered it […]

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