Baptism (Podcast)

Baptism Podcast by Pastor JD Greear for Summit Church Podcast HERE >>> If you have a Bible, I want you to open it to Acts 2 (if not, no worries–I’m going to put it up here on the screen) Some of you: What about Romans?–we will get right back to it, I promise but today we’re going to look at the story of the founding of the 1st church The short version is this: ● It’s been less than 2 months since Jesus died on the cross and resurrected from…

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Christians hold baptism service in Trafalgar Square as part of Extinction Rebellion

Christians hold baptism service in Trafalgar Square as part of Extinction Rebellion Staff writer  for Christian Today Around 12 people reaffirmed their baptismal vows in London’s Trafalgar Square on Tuesday as part of the Extinction Rebellion. Their heads were doused with water from a paddling pool and marked with the sign of the cross. The ceremony was performed by Rev Jon Swales, Mission Priest at the Church of England’s Lighthouse Church in Leeds. He said: “Before we reaffirm our baptism we are going to be signed with a cross. That symbol…

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New Life

New Life Tuesday October 8, 2002 I walked into my first AA meeting to declare before someone that I had a problem and needed help. My life was a disaster. Sunday December 8, 2002 I “came to” for the last time and Jesus Christ had finally gotten ahold of me. Or I finally surrendered in earnest and removed myself from the picture. This was the first time in my life that I understood, completely, how hopeless and how little control I had over my life. Something outside of me was…

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Prophetic Word: ‘I Am Releasing Another Baptism of Fire Upon My People’

Prophetic Word: ‘I Am Releasing Another Baptism of Fire Upon My People’ by MATT SORGER for Charisma News Recently I was in a meeting in London, England. During the worship, I began to smell a burning incense in the room. I thought there must be something burning in the church. After walking around the sanctuary, I soon realized it was a supernatural sign and wonder from God. The sanctuary had filled with a burning incense smell, like fire. As I continued to worship, the Lord opened up my spiritual vision…

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Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson Baptized in Jordan River – ‘Life Changing’

Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson Baptized in Jordan River – ‘Life Changing’ By Michael Morris for CNS News GNN Note – Being in the heart of Tennessee, football country, this is about as good news story as there is – baptism and football! Not only was there a baptism but in the Jordan River, WOW! What an experience that would be. ****** Seven days ago, Houston Texans NFL quarterback Deshaun Watson posted on his Instagram page that he “[g]ot baptized in the Jordan River,” stating that the event, among others, was “Life Changing.” “Went to…

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Who Is To Be Baptized?

Who Is To Be Baptized? One of the coolest things I remember from childhood was when I first walked, by myself, down to the local church. I was around 5-6 years old and the church was about 3-4 blocks away. Today my mother would be arrested for child neglect. But the coolest thing and to this day has an impact on my life was the baptismal pool built into the wall of the baptist church. Seeing people baptized was like witnessing grace being poured out on someone’s life. Of course…

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Why Every Single Christian Needs the Baptism in the Holy Spirit

Why Every Single Christian Needs the Baptism in the Holy Spirit by JOHN BURTON for Charisma News Either the extreme activity of the Holy Spirit is critical to every Christian, or it is not. I’ve resisted writing this article for a long time, as there doesn’t seem to be a way around causing a schism, or at least provoking people to pick a side. Then again, maybe this is just what we need—an honest evaluation of the value and purpose of allowing the Holy Spirit to be fully free in…

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