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.
This continues our Bible Tour from last month.
Joshua follows the book of Deuteronomy. Joshua is all about the conquest of the land of Canaan that God had promised to Abraham in Genesis 12. Moses is now dead and Joshua is the new leader of the children of Israel. God tells Joshua to be strong and courageous – essential ingredients for leadership (ch. 1). Joshua leads the children of Israel in taking (almost) all the Land God had promised them. Continue reading
The Bible is made up of 66 books. There are 39 books in the Old Testament and 27 books in the New Testament.
Below is a quick overview of these books.
Genesis is the first book of the Bible. The first twelve chapters cover four major events – Creation, The fall, The flood and the division of the Nations. Continue reading