Bible questions

Bible Questions & Answers originally started in response to letters from listeners to Adventist World Radio (AWR).

It has now grown to be part of Discover Online and aims to openly and honestly reflect on the truths of the Bible in the modern world. Much of the audio on this site was first aired on AWR.

Thanks to Pastors Edgar Hulbert, Herman Smit, Mike Stickland, Gudmundurs Olafsson, Ray Allen and Victor Hulbert for their help and support in researching for this site.

Answers reflect the authors Christian view of the Bible and modern culture but does not necessarily represent the official views of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

The difference between 'dedication' and 'baptism'?

I am a new father and would like some guidance regarding child christening and/or child baptism. Are the two practices synonymous? What is their scriptural rationale if any? - Elwood Congratulations on becoming a father. It is a wonderful experience and I am sure you have many years of joy in front of you as you raise up this precious life. I am also delighted that you are thinking of the spiritual development of your child. Proverbs 22:6 states "Train a child in the way he should go,... more