Tag Archives: Acts 22:16

A Spectacular Jailbreak

Acts 16 records a fantastic episode in the life of the apostle Paul. He and Silas had been falsely accused of committing some type of crime, when in fact all they had done was to minister in the name of … Continue reading

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Appropriate Applause

I just saw a video of a woman being discharged from a hospital in Texas. She had just recovered from the coronavirus. As she was being wheeled to the front door, dozens of hospital employees lined the lobby, applauding and … Continue reading

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What’s The Purpose for That?

A church decided that they needed to upgrade their sound system, so they had a professional come and evaluate their needs. As the technician studied the layout of the sanctuary, he noticed a huge opening in the wall behind the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Baptism

Baptism should be a doctrine that unites all Christians, yet it has historically been a divisive issue. There are many different views on baptism, and some of these views are far from the plain teaching in Scripture. I wish people … Continue reading

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Nice Gesture

When I baptize people, they sometimes show their joy in a tangible way before they even get out of the water. This is understandable, since they realize that their sins have been washed away (Acts 22:16) and they have been … Continue reading

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What Are You Waiting For?

A few years ago, a man who wanted to argue with me about baptism posed a situation where he was crawling through the desert and wanted to accept Christ, but had no water in which to be baptized. Wouldn’t God … Continue reading

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Feeling Clean

While on vacation recently, I felt exceptionally clean one morning. I started the day with a brisk walk. Having worked up a sweat, I showered before breakfast. Then I spent some time in the motel’s pool. Afterward, wanting to wash … Continue reading

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