Baptist Dysfunction #2

I was raised on the old B-A-P-T-I-S-T below. These are the things that supposedly made us 'distinctive' in our faith. But as I'm reading and learning, I'm discovering that most -if not all- of these do not mean what they used to... what they're supposed to. This post will focus on the Priesthood of the Believer & Individual Soul Liberty.

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Hope for the Bound

Jesus came to preach deliverance to the captives and He is still proclaiming forgiveness and pardon to all who are bound and chained. Not all are free. Many are bound by the chains of harmful habits, hurts, and hang-ups. Not all of us chose these chains - in many cases, they chose us. But we don't have to be captive any longer. The gospel has power to set us free! The top four types of bondage that the church faces today...

Learning to Live in Liberty

After 400 years of cruel bondage and enslavement, the Jews are walking out with God's mighty hand on them, just as promised (Exodus 13). What could have been a short 10-day trip from Egypt to Canaan would take about a year - because God had quite a bit to teach His people. It was much easier to get Israel out of Egypt than to get Egypt out of Israel. This is a beautiful picture of the Christian's journey of faith...