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In Whose Name?

What does Scripture say? Traditionally, those who have come to saving faith in Messiah are baptised in ‘the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit’ (Matthew 28:19), but this command appears only once in Scripture, whilst conversely, there are many examples of the apostles baptising a new believer in […]

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Agapé – The Love Feast

What does Scripture say? Does the ‘breaking of bread’, as described in Acts 2:42, refer to Communion (The Lord’s Supper) or to a common meal, where in Jewish culture, ‘Berakah’ is said and bread is literally broken before the meal commences? “And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking […]

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Tattoos

What does Scripture say? Tattoos: Should Christians have them? Tattoos have become very popular with believers and non-believers alike. It is increasingly hard to tell Christians apart from the rest of the world who cover their bodies with tattoos and piercings. All too often, believers are heard saying that they are honouring God with them […]

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Easter

What does Scripture say? Easter: Should We Celebrate It? Neither Paul, the apostles, nor the early church celebrated the resurrection of Christ at Easter; they observed Passover. So, why do Christians continue to observe the Roman Catholic festival of Easter, which has no biblical foundation at all? From The New World Encyclopaedia: (1) The ecclesiastical […]

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