Our Lord Jesus Christ commanded us to be baptised with water (Matthew 28:19-20). Jesus Himself was baptised with water at the beginning of his ministry (Mark 3:13-15, Luke 3:21)
Being baptised with water is a demonstration of our obedience to the Lord Jesus Christ. Furthermore, water baptism is a practical demonstration of a spiritual reality that has already taken place.
Francis Collins, the author of this work, is the distinguished physician and geneticist who was the director of the Human Genome project. The Human Genome research was a ‘complex multidisciplinary scientific enterprise directed at mapping and sequencing all of the human DNA, and determining aspects of its function’.
The author of this book is Alister McGrath, formerly Professor of Theology, Ministry and Education at King’s College London, is now the Andreas Idreos Professorship in Science and Religion at University of Oxford, UK.
This book is an excellent introduction to apologetics. ‘Apologetics aims to convert believers into thinkers, and thinkers into believers’ (p.11), is one of McGrath’s precise descriptions on this subject that offers a clear understanding of what apologetics aims to accomplish. Continue reading
The Christian faith should touch more than just your spirit. The phrase ‘I am born-again’ is often used lightly.
The full implications of our coming into a living knowledge of Christ should a renewed thinking and more control of the untamed emotions that often give believers a bad name – and not always without some justification.