By Michael Green
The confusion by no means turns out to leave. a few Christians tension baptism as a gateway into the church. Others see it essentially as an individual's testimony to religion and repentance. nonetheless others be aware of baptism within the spirit. Michael eco-friendly makes an attempt to lead a instantly, biblical path in the course of the afflicted waters of baptism. In looking universal floor between quite a few Christian traditions, he seems first at what Scripture has to claim after which assesses the strengths and weaknesses of differing perspectives in that gentle. whereas insisting that baptism is not any replacement for saving religion, he however makes a robust case for the perform of child baptism, confronting head-on universal objections to the perform in addition to addressing the similar difficulties of affirmation and rebaptism. Even those that finally may well disagree with a few of Green's conclusions can't fail to be inspired and stretched by way of his energetic and transparent argument.
By Ranko Stefanovic
This verse-by-verse remark bargains a text-focused and Christ-centered method of the ebook of Revelation. applicable for private examine and as a faculty and seminary textual content, this quantity offers either in-depth notes and lay-oriented exposition to be used through students, scholars, pastors, and laypeople. An ever-increasing curiosity within the prophecies of the Apocalypse has ended in deeper understandings that are brought during this up to date variation.