Thoughts on Acts 2:38

“Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.” (Acts 2:38) These men here on the day of Pentecost were already “devout men” (pious, godly men; Acts 2:5) and were pricked…

What Makes the Difference?

The resurrection of our Savior is the greatest proof of his divinity and complete success in saving sinners. Any person could see this sign and know that Jesus really was God manifest in the flesh. However, all did not believe even though there was irrefutable evidence. This was even true before Christ’s resurrection when he…

Faith in Christ before Intellectual Knowledge of Christ?

Most people consider the idea of faith existing apart from the ministry of the gospel as ludicrous. This concept is what I would call a Primitive Baptist distinctive. Primitive Baptists not only believe that regeneration precedes faith, but also contend that faith can exist apart from the preached word. Those that espouse the view that…