Old Testament festivals remind of us God’s continuing gift of salvation

by Leonard Lauriault Much of what Israel did in the Old Testament was symbolic of life in the Christian era and eternity (Hebrews 8: 5; 9: 23; 10: 1). One example of that is the annual feasts of Passover, Pentecost (also known as the Feast of Weeks or Harvest), and Feast of Ingathering (a.k.a. Booths [...]

Answer or appeal, pledge or plea, response or request

By Leonard Lauriault : QCS columnist Read 1 Peter 3:21, as well as all scriptures when cited. Various Bible versions use different words — pledge (NIV), answer (KJV, NKJV), response (NIV footnote) — to indicate that baptism is something done after salvation as an outward sign of an already received inward grace, as some today [...]

Bible changes lives, guides action

Debra Whittington All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. Psalms [...]