Introduction.

Our title is not scriptural terminology, but rather a commonly used description of an important Biblical concept.
Christians need to examine the topic very closely because there is widespread disagreement in the religious world on the subject. The differences arise mainly out of Catholic theology, subsequently adopted by numerous Protestant faiths, on what is called “Original Sin”.

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The word “baptism” essentially means “immersion” or “burial” in its Greek connotation. It takes on additional shades of meaning when it is connected with certain personalities or events. The result is several different baptisms in the religious world. 

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In troubled or peaceful times, the question as to whether a Christian can serve in the military can become a major issue that must be faced.

This monograph is intended as a guide to those who, with open minds and a love for the truth, wish to diligently search the scriptures to resolve this question for themselves.  Let us always bear in mind that we should study NOT to prove that we are right but to find what is right.

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It would seem that God’s truth on this subject is not as well known as it should be.  Very little is written about it and a search for guidance is likely to be fruitless. When one studies and meditates on it, the reason for this becomes evident. 

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INTRODUCTION

            Yes, hermeneutics. What is it? It is not a man's name. It comes from the Greek word, “hermeneutike.” The English pronunciation is hur-ma-noo’tik and it is used sometimes in the singular and sometimes in the plural. The word means “Interpreter” and also carries with it the idea of “explanatory.” It is the science and methodology of interpretation, especially of the Bible.

 

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