The Priesthood of All Believers: Part FOUR

After a light supper, we once again congregated on the veranda. Ralph was the first to address the topic. “I had always thought of St. Paul’s comparison of the Body of Christ to a human body as a chastisement of the Corinthians and an example for us to be happy with the spiritual gifts God has given us. It never occurred to me that he was actually saying that each of us is merely a part of something bigger.”

The Priesthood of All Believers–Part THREE

…after he made a couple of false starts, he said, “Maybe it is not a membership ritual…” He paused, shook his head, and then continued, “…I’m confused. My pastor says you have to be totally immersed because you have to die with Jesus. But don’t you do that when you repent? And Jesus was baptized to fulfill all righteousness. What does that mean? I really am confused.”