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  • by United Church of God
None of us can overcome our sins and shortcomings without God's help. And God makes that help available to us through His Holy Spirit. But what exactly is that Spirit? How does it help us to change? And how do we receive it?
  • by United Church of God
The Bible talks about water baptism (being immersed in water to symbolize the death of our old self and being raised to new life). But what does it mean when it talks about baptism of the Holy Spirit? Does this refer to speaking in tongues?
  • by United Church of God
Jesus Christ, the apostles and the New Testament Church practiced water baptism. Is baptism a required part of God's plan of salvation?
  • by Dan Preston
You’ve probably heard a lot of people talk about baptism. Perhaps you’ve begun to think about it yourself. Maybe you even understand what it means and how it’s done. Still you wonder, How do I start the process? This article is written to help take some unknowns out of baptism—especially baptism counseling.
  • by John LaBissoniere
Having been with Jesus Christ throughout His 3½-year ministry, His original 12 disciples became deeply saddened when He told them He would be going away. But what awesome event turned their sorrow into joy? And what should that singular occurrence mean for us today?