Start with the inner person

Let the inner person encompass the outer self and the self’s interests and activities. From the heart to the circumference make the direction flow. If the starting point is somewhere other than the inner person — and the inner person, it must be said, controlled by the Spirit of God — there is no chance … Read More

Vincent on one baptism

Vincent’s Word Studies has this on the “one baptism” of Ephesians 4.5, and why baptism but not the Lord’s supper is mentioned: The external sign of faith, but of no significance without the Lord and the faith. Baptism is emphasized instead of the Eucharist, because the latter assumes and recognizes unity as an established fact; … Read More