1 Corinthians 1:17

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Friday, 21 March 2014

For Christ did not send me to baptize, but to preach the gospel, not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of no effect. 1 Corinthians 1:17

In Matthew 28:19, 20 we read what is known as the Great Commission – “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you.”… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 1:15

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Wednesday, 19 March 2014

…lest anyone should say that I had baptized in my own name. 1 Corinthians 1:15

Paul had a unique commission which transitioned the church from almost a solely Jewish entity into one which was quickly growing in gentile converts. At some point, a majority of gentiles would inevitably exist, thus the church would be considered a gentile entity.… Read the rest

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