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Baptism Doesn’t Do Any Good, By Allen Webster (Part 2)

BAPTISM DOES NOT DO ANY GOOD IF IT IS NOT PRECEDED BY TRUE REPENTANCE. 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 (Acts 2:38). A person who is unwilling to change his lifestyle (repent) might as well not be baptized, because it would not do him any good. If one does not intend to quit drinking, cursing, smoking, committing adultery, or lying, why be baptized? It just makes a mockery of a sacred practice. Continue reading

The Condition Of Those Not Baptized To Be Saved, By Ron Boatwright

What is the condition of the souls of those who have not been baptized (immersed) for the forgiveness of their sins so they can be saved?

 

1) They have not put on Christ (Galatians 3:27).

2) They have not been baptized into Christ’s death (Romans 6:3).

3) They have not been buried with Christ (Romans 6:4).

4) They have not been raised to walk in newness of life (Romans 6:4). Continue reading