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Daily Bible Nugget #686, Ezekiel 33:16

The Nugget: Eze 33:16  None of his sins that he hath committed shall be mentioned unto him: he hath done that which is lawful and right; he shall surely live. My Comment: To properly understand any verse or passage of … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #676, John 6:44

The Nugget: Joh 6:44  No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day. One of my friends on Facebook posted this interesting comment: There … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #675, Matthew 19:17

The Nugget: Mat 19:17  And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments. My Comment: This passage (Matthew 19:17) was … Continue reading

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Is water baptism required for salvation Part 5

I have been discussing a number of Bible passages which are used by some individuals, churches, and denominations to support the mistaken doctrine of baptismal regeneration or baptismal remission of sin. Acts 22:16 is another such passage: Act 22:16  And … Continue reading

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Is water baptism required for salvation Part 4

Sometimes individuals, churches, and denominations hold to a mistaken view of what the Bible teaches based on a string of favorite proof-texts. Those who believe in baptismal regeneration or baptismal remission of sins frequently point to Titus 3:5, Tit 3:5  … Continue reading

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Is water baptism required for salvation Part 3

Those who believe that water baptism is required for salvation appeal to several New Testament verses to support their belief. In Part 2 I discussed John 3:5 which is one of the main verses used to support the doctrine of … Continue reading

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Is water baptism required for salvation Part 2

There are two major Christian groups, churches, or denominations I know of  that believe it is necessary to be water baptized in order to receive remission of sins or in order to be born again or be saved. One of … Continue reading

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Is water baptism necessary to salvation?

By carefully considering what the Bible teaches, this should be a fairly straightforward question that is easy to answer. First, consider Hebrews 6:1, 2, Heb 6:1  Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #672, Romans 3:25

The Nugget: Rom 3:25  Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God; (KJV) Rom 3:25  Whom, God, … Continue reading

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Appendix 19 from the Companion Bible

19 THE SERPENT OF GENESIS 3 In Genesis 3 we have neither allegory, myth, legend, nor fable, but literal historical facts set forth, and emphasised by the use of certain Figures of speech (see Ap. 6). All the confusion of … Continue reading

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