Foundations 7: Believers Baptism and Holy Communion

Believer’s Baptism Official Statement on Baptism Following the model displayed in the New Testament, Exploring the Truth takes the position that baptism is limited exclusively to the repentant believer who, having placed his faith and obedience, in Christ, and now wishes to publicly profess faith before the Household of the Faithful and to identify with … [Read more…]

Foundations Lesson 5: The Holy Ghost

The Holy Spirit is a Person In Greek, personal pronouns are used – He, Him, etc. Greek (parakletos) – “One called alongside to help”, Helper, Comforter, Counselor. The Holy Spirit possesses attributes of personhood Intellect. Romans 8:26: … the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. Intercession requires intellect. Emotions. Ephesians 4:30: And do not … [Read more…]

Foundations 3: The Majesty on High (God the Father)

Introductory remarks God the Father is the first person of the Trinity. (Deuteronomy 32:6, Psalm 68:5, Isaiah 64:8 Malachi 2:10 Matthew 6:9; 7:11; 23:9, Romans 8:15, 1 Corinthians 8:6 Ephesians 4:6 Hebrews 12:9, 1 Peter 1:17) That is to say that He is first in priority and first in authority. Since all three Persons have … [Read more…]

Foundations Lesson One: The Bible

The Holy Bible was written by men divinely inspired (theopneustos/God-breathed) and is God’s revelation of Himself to man. It is a perfect treasure of divine instruction. Having God for its author, salvation for its end, and truth, without any mixture of error, for its content, all Scripture is totally true and trustworthy. It reveals the … [Read more…]

Master Outline 15: Witnessing

Outline Fifteen: Witnessing “How To Witness Effectively”   One day as Jesus walked by the sea of Galilee He saw two men, Simon, called Peter and Andrew, his brother. They were fisherman. “And He said to them, ‘Follow Me and I will make you fishers of men’” (Matt. 4:19).  Soul winners are made, not born. Therefore, to … [Read more…]

Master Outline 14: Salvation

Outline Fourteen: Salvation GOD’S PLAN OF SALVATION   There are seven facts revealed in God’s plan of salvation, and as you study them, keep in mind that this is God’s plan-not man’s-it is God’s. There is no other plan that can save your lost soul and make you a child of God (Acts 4:12).   All … [Read more…]

Master Outline 13: The New Birth

Outline Thirteen: New Birth THE NEW BIRTH   It is of the utmost importance that we have a clear understanding of what Jesus meant when, speaking with Nicodemus, He said, “You must be born again”. The new birth is a spiritual birth. It is as much a birth as the natural birth; it is not just … [Read more…]