Posts tagged with ‘death’

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Does water save? Why Baptism is essential

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Baptism is a physical happening with symbolic meaning. Perhaps the clearest place in which Scripture explains this is Romans 6. Here we find – “All of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death. We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was […]

Confession and Forgiveness

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October Blog Series

Confessing our sins When Adam and Eve disobeyed God, they sinned (Genesis 3).  The couple were aware of this transgression and its consequence – God had been very clear about that!  They attempted to hide their sin by covering their nakedness using fig leaves. What they did not understand and what is important for us, […]

Do you have an immortal soul?

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October Blog Series

If I ask this question of almost any minister or clergyman, he will reply, “Yes”. If I listen to sermons I gather the same answer. If I consult religious literature, I am assured that I have a never-dying soul to save and fit it for the sky. I have met with a man who tells […]

Does death end all?

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October Blog Series

In the present state of public sentiment, if you say “No” to this question, you are supposed to favour the common belief that man is immortal, and exists in death as much as in life. If you say “Yes” you are supposed to deny all religious beliefs. But there is a ground on which neither […]

The Crucifixion

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Long before Jesus was born, it was prophesied that in the town of Bethlehem a Jewish child would be born, who would become King of Israel. He would be the Son of God, son of a virgin, descended from Abraham and David. But it was also declared, that he must endure suffering, and that he […]

Jesus, the Lamb of God

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October Blog Series

The concept of Jesus being the “lamb of God” (indeed he is described with this specific title) is found in a number of places in the New Testament, notably as follows:- John – (1) John 1:29 The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away […]

After Death Comes Resurrection

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October Blog Series

The Bible is very clear on the subject of death and the state of a person.  It is also very clear on the hope that God promises to those who desire to obey and please Him in this life.  Their reward is given and the hope realized at a future point after their death when […]

Sin and Death

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October Blog Series

Whether or not a person believes in God, one thing we can agree on is that all people die. Of course, there are various thoughts on what death is and what happens to the person when they die. The Bible is very clear on the subject of death and the state of a person. It […]