Baptism

Vlog #2 – 2 Nephi 31 – The Doctrine of the Father, Son, & Holy Ghost

Mar 8, 2020
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The Three Things Required to Build Upon The Rock of Christ

May 18, 2018
13 min read

There are 3 things that Jesus taught that enable one to build upon what he called his “rock.” Building upon his rock is critical to find safety from the floods and winds that cause one to fall and be received into…

Why Immerse in the Mikveh?

Aug 9, 2015
8 min read

Immersion in the mikveh (sometimes pronounced mikvah) actualizes the transition between the convert’s old identity and his or her new one as a Jew. By Rabbi Maurice Lamm Excerpted with permission from Becoming a Jew (Jonathan David Publishers, Inc.). What…

Mikveh: Jewish ritual immersion in water

Aug 7, 2015
2 min read

A recent post on Junior Ganymede mentions the ritual bath called a mikveh where Jews practiced ritual immersions in pools of water. The parallels to Christian baptism (which means to dip or immerse) are many. In both rituals the purpose of…

What Does “Saved by Grace After All We Can Do” Mean?

Jul 18, 2013
14 min read

I’d like to thank my good friend Mike King for being the catalyst that inspired this article. The Bible verses are all from the New American Standard Version just for kicks, thanks, Andrew T.  There’s a verse in the Book…

Salvation: Where does one begin?

Aug 19, 2012
25 min read

I have felt lost at various points in my life; for different reasons and in different ways. I would like to focus specifically on the question of “Where does one begin?” in the context of finding the point in which…