The Church

Rites and Sacraments


Baptism

What is Christian baptism?

How did baptism originate? What is the origin of baptism?

Is baptism in the Old Testament?

Who is allowed to baptize another person? Is anyone permitted to baptize/ perform baptisms?

Is believer's baptism / credobaptism taught in the Bible?

Is infant baptism biblical? Is there biblical precedence for infant baptism?

Is there a correct mode of baptism?

What does water baptism symbolize?

If a person desires baptism but cannot be immersed in water due to illness, disability, advanced age, etc., what should be done?

Is baptism related to circumcision? Is baptism the New Covenant version of circumcision?

In whose name are we to be baptized — Jesus' name (Acts 2:38), or in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:19)?

Are new believers supposed to be baptized immediately?

I had an unbiblical baptism / was baptized unbiblically? Do I need to be rebaptized?

Communion

What is the significance of the Lord's Supper?

Who is permitted to oversee the Lord's Supper?

What is the breaking of bread that the Bible talks about?

Is Communion supposed to be open or closed?

Is it okay for Christians to celebrate Communion outside of church?

Is the celebration of a first Communion / Eucharist biblical?

What is the biblical frequency of Communion?

Which is best for communion, grape juice or wine?

Why is there so much disagreement about Holy Communion?

Why is the real presence of Jesus Christ in the Lord's Supper / Eucharist so controversial?

Consubstantiation — What is it?

Customs

How do ordinances and sacraments differ?

Are altar calls biblical? Does the Bible talk about altar calls?

Is baby dedication biblical? What is child / baby dedication?

Is baptism required before a person can partake of Communion?

When can children be baptized and/or participate in Communion? Is there an age requirement for baptism and/or the Lord's Supper?

Does the Bible talk about christening?

Does the Bible talk about Christian confirmation?

Is corporate confession of sin biblical?

The Sabbath

The Lord's Day — What is it?

What is the Sabbath? Is the Sabbath day for rest or for worship?

Is Sabbath-keeping something Christians should do?

Is the Sabbath Saturday or Sunday?

Is there a reason most Christians worship on Sunday?


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