Posts By: Scott Schaeffer

Baptism (Bible Study) – Part 1

[To read this study in its entirety, please go to the Bible Studies page on this website and download the PDF.] (Copyright © 2009 by K. Scott Schaeffer) (All quotes from the NRSV. Personal pronouns referring to divinity are not capitalized per this translation) Must we be baptized to get into heaven? If so, must… Read more »

Baptism (Bible Study) – Part 2

[To read this study in its entirety, please go to the Bible Studies page on this website and download the PDF.]   John 3:22-24, “After this Jesus and his disciples went into the Judean countryside, and he spent some time there with them and baptized. John also was baptizing at Aenon near Salim because water… Read more »

Baptism (Bible Study) – Part 3

[To read this study in its entirety, please go to the Bible Studies page on this website and download the PDF.] Acts 16:30-33, “Then he brought them outside and said, ‘Sirs, what must I do to be saved?’ They answered, ‘Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.’ They… Read more »

Birth Control (Bible Study)

[To read this study in its entirety, please go to the Bible Studies page on this website and download the PDF.] (All Bible quotes from the New Revised Standard Version) (Copyright © 2009 by K. Scott Schaeffer) This debate is much more heated among Roman Catholics than it is Protestants. However, it affects so many… Read more »

Fasting (Bible Study)

[To read this study in its entirety, please go to the Bible Studies page on this website and download the PDF.] (All Bible quotes from the NRSV, unless otherwise noted) (Copyright © 2009 by K. Scott Schaeffer)   Fasting isn’t exclusive to Christianity. Buddhists, Muslims, Native Americans and people of many other faiths engage in… Read more »