August 25, 2019
AND is the most frequently used word in the Bible, appearing over 320,000 times (Strong Concordance). It “joins words of equal value, rank or function” (Webster). “Kai” is the Greek word.
HOW IMPORTANT IS BAPTISM
(immersion)? Let God speak in the Bible (2 Tim 3:16).
- “He who believes AND is baptized shall be saved” (Jesus, Mk 16:16).
- “Unless one is born of water AND the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God” (Jesus, Jn 3:5).
- “Repent AND every one of you be baptized … for the remission of sins” (Peter, Acts 2:38. Peter later affirms that baptism “does now save us” (I Pet 3:21).
- “Be baptized AND wash away your sins” (Ananias, Acts 22:16).