Baptism Of Waters...
Posted 10/15/08


Hey Friends,


John 3:1-11
1 Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a member of the Jewish ruling council.

2 He came to Jesus at night and said, "Rabbi, we know you are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could perform the miraculous signs you are doing if God were not with him."

3 In reply Jesus declared, "I tell you the truth, no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again."

4 "How can a man be born when he is old?" Nicodemus asked. "Surely he cannot enter a second time into his mother's womb to be born!"

5 Jesus answered, "I tell you the truth, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless he is born of water and the Spirit.

6 Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to spirit.

7 You should not be surprised at my saying, 'You must be born again.'

8 The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. So it is with everyone born of the Spirit."

9 "How can this be?" Nicodemus asked.

10 "You are Israel's teacher," said Jesus, "and do you not understand these things?

11 I tell you the truth, we speak of what we know, and we testify to what we have seen, but still you people do not accept our testimony.



The Baptism of waters. It is done because it is a pass at Heaven. Without getting baptism one shall not enter the kingdom of Heaven. Jesus had an interesting discussion with someone who knew the law. Someone who knew what was God's words... yet he needed knowledge to know about this baptism... he needed the knowledge of Jesus.

Everyone is sometimes in need of knowledge of what Jesus is trying to teach to this world... and today Jesus wants to teach you that by getting into Heaven you need to be baptist in the waters.

Many catholics believe that a baby is in need of baptism... but he is not. Baptism means cleansing and renewing... what does a baby need to be renewed my friends? What sins has a tiny infant committed. Jesus was baptist when he was in his youths. I believe that we are to be presented to God when you are a newborn and baptist at youth as our Lord Jesus did.
Alexandra (Alex)




Posted 10/15/08 , edited 10/15/08
eh? are you contradicting yourself? you are saying something like, "an infant is innocent, thus it doesn't need to get already baptised at that stage, but then you are saying that we should" anyway, either i don't understand what you are saying, or...w/e

and yes, we all should take a shower from time to time, so that we don't start to smell like homeless people.(btw no offence to homeless people)
Posted 10/15/08
I don't think a baptism is as easy as a shower my friend.
Posted 10/15/08

Superchick31 wrote:

I don't think a baptism is as easy as a shower my friend. :D

More like skinny dipping?

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Posted 10/15/08

KinkyHamster wrote:


Superchick31 wrote:

I don't think a baptism is as easy as a shower my friend. :D

More like skinny dipping?



Pretty much, but it's the lame kind, where everyone keeps their clothes on.
Posted 10/15/08

Cuddlebuns wrote:


KinkyHamster wrote:


Superchick31 wrote:

I don't think a baptism is as easy as a shower my friend. :D

More like skinny dipping?



Pretty much, but it's the lame kind, where everyone keeps their clothes on.

Wet t-shirt contest?
Posted 10/15/08

KinkyHamster wrote:


Cuddlebuns wrote:


KinkyHamster wrote:


Superchick31 wrote:

I don't think a baptism is as easy as a shower my friend. :D

More like skinny dipping?



Pretty much, but it's the lame kind, where everyone keeps their clothes on.

Wet t-shirt contest?


;o cold water? =o now that might be interesting...
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" The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. So it is with everyone born of the Spirit."
How is this true at all? Wind is created and behaves in empirically observable ways
If it is metaphorical (which I imagine it is intended to be), why does :

"I tell you the truth, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless he is born of water and the Spirit."

Have to be taken literally? Why can't the water of the spirit just be accepting of Jesus? Isn't baptism itself metaphorical? Do you actually believe that the spirit of God resides in the water in a literal way like the way wafers are ACTUALLY the flesh of Christ through the miracle of God.
I didn't see anything else that alluded to baptism or water in that text.
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Original sin?
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