What is God’s covenant?

The main division in the Bible is between the Old and New Testament. In the Bible, “testament” usually means “covenant”. So we can also speak of a division between the Old and New Covenant. What is a covenant? And why is it so important? We will explore this. The covenant in Genesis The covenant in […]

Why were there twelve apostles?

twelve apostles

During Jesus’ ministry on earth, He had a group of disciples that followed Him – just as many religious or philosophical leaders had. Twelve of these disciples had a special position. Jesus appointed them as his apostles, a word meaning ‘sent ones’. Mark 3:13-14 (with a parallel in Luke 6:13-16) tells us: “And He [=Jesus] […]

Why did God give so much detail about the tribes of Israel?


Abraham was chosen by God to be the father of a new nation. God made a covenant with Abraham that He would bless him. He would be the father of nations and through him all the world would be blessed (Genesis 12:1-3). His son Isaac had two sons, Jacob and Esau. God chose Jacob to […]

What does the Bible say about infant baptism?

What does the Bible say about infant baptism?

The Bible says nothing about infant baptism. Neither does it say anything about believer’s baptism of people who were born in a Christian family. So the church had to come to a decision what to do with children of believers: baptise them as infants, or wait until they have grown up and can testify to […]