Baptism, Repentance, & Remission in Mark 1:4-5

There are many Christians who do not believe that baptism is necessary for remitting or cancelling the debt of our sin. These Christians believe that repentance alone is necessary for dealing with our sin. Such people will often refer to Mark 1:4 to make their case. Mark 1:4—John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach…

Judah Gone Bad

This post was accidentally posted several days ago because of a glitch in our post scheduling system...and we weren't even done writing it yet!  We are sorry for this accident.  Here is the full post. The Hebrew name Judah means "praise."  Because of this, Biblical episodes involving the patriarch Judah, or the tribe of Judah,…