Pentecostals/Apostolic vs. Charismatic


jeff wrote at 2010-01-26 02:20:35
the fine pastor forgot to tell you how to be saved the first book after the apostles, the book of acts tells us how to get saved the epistles tells us how to stay saved acts 2;38 john 4

Carlos wrote at 2013-01-11 18:34:35
I agree completely with what you've said, though I would like to add that at the day of Pentecost Peter gave us the way of salvation in Acts 2:38 which states: "Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sin, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost." Also, Jesus gave us the commandment in Mark 16:16 "He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. And these signs shall follow them that believe; in my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues." As he told Nicodemus in John 3:5: "...Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God." And the Bible speaks of many more times where people where baptized in the name of Jesus as the true way of salvation. Without baptism of water, faith is useless.


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Pastor Don Carpenter


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