Baptism for the dead
It is wonderful to know that we are God’s and to realize the blessedness that is ours because of it. God chooses us to be members of His kingdom not only so that He might
Missionaries are very often discouraged on the mission field. Unfriendly governments sometimes put obstacles in their way. Some people are unresponsive, and often the behavior of people thought to be converts to Christ is disheartening.
While on mission in Sierra Leone I found it necessary to spend more time in prayer and Bible study. A brief devotional time in the morning was not nearly enough for the spiritual challenges that
Only mentioned in 1 Cor. 15:29. This expression as used by the “apostle may be equivalent to saying, “He who goes through a” baptism of blood in order to join a glorified church which has “no existence [i.e., if the dead rise not] is a fool.” Some also” regard the statement here as an allusion to the strange practice “which began, it is said, to prevail at Corinth, in which a” person was baptized in the stead of others who had died before “being baptized, to whom it was hoped some of the benefits of” that rite would be extended. This they think may have been one “of the erroneous customs which Paul went to Corinth to “set in” “order.”
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