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God hath set some in the Church…teachers. – I Corinthians 12:28. If, as we saw yesterday, the Office of the Keys, and all the powers connected with it, has been given to the Church, what, then, is the purpose of

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Verily, I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven; and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven. – Matthew 18:18. Who are the “ye” in this text? To whom

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For the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ. – Ephesians 4:12. Our Lord Jesus Christ has instituted an office in His Church on earth. An office is a service, a ministry, vested with certain

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Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life. – Revelation 2:10. Dear Christian! If you were baptized in infancy, at that very moment the Holy Ghost kindled faith in your heart, and you received

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Verily, verily, I say unto thee, except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh. – John 3:5-6. The widely spread

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Therefore we are buried with Him by Baptism into death, that, like as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life. – Romans 6:4. Through Baptism

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The washing of regeneration. – Titus 3:5. Baptism works forgiveness of sins, delivers from death and the devil, and gives eternal salvation to all who believe this, as the words and promises of God declare. When a Christian who is

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The washing of water by the Word. – Ephesians 5:26. What does baptism, the washing of water by the Word, give or profit?  Just because it is the washing of water by the Word, it has a great and mighty

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Go ye, therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. – Matthew 28:19. To baptize means to wash, to wash with water.  But Christian baptism is

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For Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen. – Matthew 6:13. This is the conclusion of the Lord’s Prayer.  By adding these words we should say to God in childlike simplicity that, being the Lord

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