John baptized people with water in the Jordan River. It was a time of confession and repentance for the forgiveness of sins. … Baptism in the Jordon River…

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Mark by Frans Hals, c. 1625. John Mark is named in the Acts of the Apostles as an assistant accompanying Paul and Barnabas on their missionary journeys. Traditionally…

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In Christianity, the Feeding the multitude is two separate miracles of Jesus reported in the Gospels. The first miracle, the “Feeding of the 5,000”, is the only miracle…

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Most Christian churches see baptism as a once-in-a-lifetime event that can be neither repeated nor undone. They hold that those who have been baptized remain baptized, even if…

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The Eunuch asked Philip in verse 36, as they passed by some water, “here is water, what hinders me from being baptized?” Philip tells him that he can…

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Is the Resurrection in all four gospels? All four gospels contain passages in which Jesus is portrayed as predicting the coming resurrection, or contain allusions that “the reader…

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Lutherans believe that humans are saved from their sins by God’s grace alone (Sola Gratia), through faith alone (Sola Fide), on the basis of Scripture alone (Sola Scriptura)….

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Luke depicts Jesus in his short-lived ministry as deeply compassionate — caring for the poor, the oppressed, and the marginalized of that culture, such as Samaritans, Gentiles, and…

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As of 2018, there were 47,456 Southern Baptist churches spread across 41 state conventions, according to the denomination. What are the different branches of the Baptist Church? Baptist…

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Who do you address a baptism card to? Writing Tip: When it’s a baby or young child being baptized, christened or dedicated, it makes sense to address your…

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