Lesson 1: Introduction & Overview

A new paper, called the Angelica Republican, has recently been established in Angelica, Allegany county, by F. Is it ever right for a Christian to participate in revolution against the government? Located in Summerlin with Red Rock Canyon as a background, it has three 9-hole layouts: Many of these fortifications were not forts, but religious temples, or places of public worship. Each day, members of the church read the Book of Mormon and the Bible. Hi Christney, Thank you for your comment. If members have questions that are not answered in these guidelines, they may contact:

21. Selected Church Policies and Guidelines

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Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water: And now why tarriest thou? Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit. Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead.

The like figure whereunto even baptism doth also now save us not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Please read this lesson on baptism from our series of lessons on Thought Provoking Questions. We have many audio gospel sermons available in MP3 format. We also have a selection of articles on how to preach , and we have over sermons by Cecil Hutson.

On this web site, you will find 's of pages of detailed class notes and 's of hours of audio lessons on a variety of Bible books and Bible subjects. Recent classes include 13 lessons on how to teach the Bible and 4 lessons on Matthew all with video. Our class on Revelation provides a detailed verse-by-verse treatment of that beautiful book in 25 lessons with audio.

Is Revelation all about Heaven and the end of the world as so many believe? Revelation promises a blessing to those who read and heed what it says, which means that the book is meant to be understood and that it can be understood.

But to understand Revelation we must read it through first century eyes, and we must study it in light of the Old Testament. We have 38 lessons on the prophecies of Daniel with audio. How is Daniel related to Revelation?

What are the 70 weeks? What is the abomination of desolation? We have 28 lessons on the books of Ezra and Esther. What are the themes of those two books? Why is Esther such a strange book? What was the history of that time? We have 25 lessons on the book of Isaiah with video. What can we learn about the Lord's church from the book of Isaiah?

These lessons are also available in video format. We also have 24 lessons on First Corinthians. In this epistle, Paul deals with many current issues facing the church both then and now: We have 25 lessons on Second Corinthians.

In this epistle, Paul continues to deal with problems facing the church in Corinth, which now include an influx of false apostles who are belittling Paul and demeaning his apostolic authority. Were those books written by Peter? Was Peter the first pope? Why were those books written? Are false teachers still a problem today? We also have 23 lessons on the book of Romans. These lessons take you on a verse by verse study of what many consider to be the most beautiful book in the Bible.

We have 25 lessons on the book of Ezekiel. These lessons take you on a verse by verse study of this fascinating but often neglected book from the Old Testament. We have 11 lessons about Elijah and Elisha. These notes provide a verse by verse study of 1 Kings 16 through 2 Kings 13, as well as a lesson about the role of Elijah in the New Testament. We have 13 lessons on James and Jude , the two letters written by the earthly half -brothers of Christ. They have much to tell us about the Christian life and how we are to contend for the faith in a godless world.

We have 25 lessons on Thought Provoking Questions with over pages of detailed class notes and special handouts. The Year of Four Emperors Lesson 2: Does God permit divorce in the absence of adultery? Can you remarry if your former spouse lusted for another in his or her heart? Those notes cover the so-called Pauline Privilege and the phrase "remain as called" in 1 Corinthians 7.

Baptism What is the baptism of the Holy Spirit? What about the thief on the cross? What about Cornelius and his household? How is baptism related to circumcision under the Old Covenant? Is baptism a "work"? To see that outline, click here. The class notes also discuss an incident described in a book entitled History of Denton County Baptist Association.

To see that excerpt, click here. The Role of Women in the Church What about women preachers? May a woman exercise authority over a man in the secular world?

Which is referred to in 1 Cor. For more information about the English Standard Version of the Bible, click here.

End Times What are the 70 weeks in Daniel 9? What are the 10 horns in Daniel 7? What is the relation between Daniel and Revelation? Who is the man of sin in 2 Thessalonians 2: Is the war in Iraq a fulfillment of prophecy? Who is the anti-Christ? The coin below is a Roman coin depicting the city of Rome as a woman sitting upon seven hills. It was in circulation at the same time that Revelation was written. Revelation 17 describes the enemy in that book as a blood thirsty harlot sitting upon seven hills.

What would a first century reader have thought with regard to the identity of that terrible enemy of God's people? It can be none other than Rome, of course.

What do the Mormons teach about God and Christ? What do the Mormons teach about eternal life? What is baptism for the dead as taught by Mormons? Am I gambling when I buy stocks?

How can it be wrong? Does God know the outcome of a coin flip before the flip? Instrumental Music in Worship Has God authorized a particular type of music in worship? Can a Christian listen to religious songs that are accompanied by mechanical music? Was the church discussed in the Old Testament? How are Isaiah 2, Joel 2, and Acts 2 related? The Church of Christ by Ed Wharton. Is intelligent design scientific or religious? Should intelligent design be taught in our schools? Does God forgive us absent our repentance?

Why did Jesus ask God to forgive those who crucified him? Was that prayer answered and, if so, when? Open Forum The questions considered in this lesson are presented in two parts. In the first part the following questions are considered: Does God remember forgiven sins? In the second part, the following additional questions are considered: The Afterlife Questions Considered: Where does a Christian go immediately after death? Why Are We Called Baptist? Who Were the First Baptists?

A Brief History of the Baptists. The Authority to Baptize. Let Independent Baptists Beware. Church History - Baptist History. Cults - False Religions - False Doctrines -. Heroes and Heroines of the Faith - Historical Figures. Humanism - Communism - Socialism. Modernism - Liberalism - Ecumenism. Salvation - Repentance - Eternal Security. The Baptist Pillar uses articles taken from a variety of publications, and written by many different authors.

Please realize that this does not necessarily mean we agree with the doctrinal position of the publication or the author of the article, but that the particular article represents a scriptural truth we do agree with.

We would like to recognize and thank Brother E. Many of the articles listed here were either written by Brother Bynum, or were taken out of the Challenger. There are getting to be fewer and fewer men that will take the firm strong stand that he does on the Historical Baptist Position and we thank God for him. Brother Bynum did not ask for this credit, but we thought we should give it because it is due him.

Many of our articles are out of original good solid Baptist books and collections from the 18th and 19th centuries.

The Baptist Pillar does not support, endorse or condone. Romans 6 Water Or Spirit Baptism? What Saves - Baptism or Jesus Christ? Why Am I Not Baptized? Is The Old Wine Better? Who Are The Baptists? You Asked For It!

Arminianism of Spurgeon, The Balancing Truth: What Does God Think? The Search for the True Church Chapter 7: The Doctrinal Test Chapter 8: Points to be Remembered Chapter 9: Baptists Under Different Names Chapter Statements of Historians Chapter The Baptist and the Catholic Chapter 8: In the Church…Out of the Church Chapter How to be a Baptist Chapter A Brief History of the Baptists Chapter Cooperation Among Baptists Chapter The Authority to Baptize Conclusion: When Did the Church Start?

Who are Unaffiliated Baptists?

God's Plan of Salvation

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