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Denominations: Anabaptist/Mennonites, and Amish

The Mennonite World Conference (MWC) reports that there were 2.13 million Anabaptists in their fellowship in 2018 (membership, map and statistics, mwc-cmm.org).  Africa is the continent with the most members, approximately 36%.  North America is second, approximately 31% (ibid).  Anabaptist … Continue reading

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Denominations: Eastern Orthodox Church (Part 2)

Authority 1.  The Bible They claim high regard for the Bible.  Orthodox Church in America states, “The Bible is central in the life of the church and gives both form and content to the church’s liturgical and sacramental worship, just … Continue reading

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Better Than Levitical / Aaronic Priesthood (Part 1)

Christ is a better priest than ever existed under the law of Moses.  His office is better (Hebrews 4:14-7:28).  His work is better (Hebrews 8:1-10:31).  Let’s consider the comparison of office, as set forth in Hebrews Chapter four and five. … Continue reading

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The Ethiopian Eunuch’s Confession (Acts 8:37)

“And the eunuch said, ‘See here is water.  What hinders me from being baptized?’” (Acts 8:36). “Then Philip said, ‘If you believe with all your heart, you may.’  And he answered and said, ‘I believe that Jesus Christ is the … Continue reading

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Onward Christian Soldier

In the tenth chapter of Matthew, Jesus sent the twelve out on a mission that is commonly called the limited commission.  He told them that for their preaching they would be: hated (v. 22), verbally abused (v. 25), rejected and … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Romans 10:9-10

This is a favorite passages of some who wish to deny the essentiality of baptism, and the need of living a faithful life.  Even some who know better than this, still struggle with explaining clearly, just what this passage teaches.  … Continue reading

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