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There are a lot of activities going on for now:
1.  We have Revival Week at our church. (May 16-21)
2.  I get to travel and preach for a church anniversary at Cornerstone Baptist Church, Chicago, IL. (May 22-23)
3.  Mt. Zion Baptist Youth Camp (June 28-July 2)
4.  Vacation Bible School (July 19-23) - which btw, if you plan to attend, or you would like more information please register at the appropriate slot  here (where it says "Online Registrations")

I do not know if it is because of the new template that I am having issues with blogging.  I am extremely upset at some kind of setting or something that is just messed up!  When I have time to return to simplicity, I will commence to blogging more.  In the mean time - I am going on a "spring" break from the blog world.  I will attempt to simplify my blog.  I use to copy and paste my articles from Microsoft Word, and now when I click to publish it, the text becomes scattered, and I end up spending a lot of time trying…

Believer's Baptism (Matthew 3:16-17)

“[v.16] And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: [v.17] And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.” (Matt. 3:16-17)

1. The Biblical mode of baptism is immersion.

2. The believer who submitted to baptism was always brought to the waters and not the other way around.
      a. Matt. 3:6a “And where baptized of him in Jordan…”
      b. Mk. 1:5b “…and where all baptized of him in the river Jordan…”
      c. Jn. 3:23a “And John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there
           was much water there.”
      d. Acts 8:36 “…See, here is water:”
      e. Acts 8:38 “into the water…”

3. The Trinity revealed.
       a. God the Father is revealed as “a voice from Heaven.”
       b. God the Son is fulfilling His Father’s will in getting baptized.
       c. God the Holy Spirit descends “like a do…

Prayer and God the Spirit (part 3)

Congratulations to Cornerstone Baptist Church

Last Sunday (May 2, 2010) marked the beginning of a new Independent Baptist church, Cornerstone Baptist Church in Stratford, Ontario.  This small congregation is under the leadership of Pastor Clint Robinson.  Pray for souls to be saved, wisdom and strength for the Robinson family, and the spiritual growth of some of their prospects.