Ravenna and Immersion

When did sprinkling become an acceptable mode of baptism, and what role did the council of Ravenna play in this shift? Though the topic has continually been controversial, baptism is clearly linked to the forgiveness of sins and the joining of Christ’s covenant in the New Testament (Acts 2:38; 22:16; Rom. 6:3-7;1 Cor. 12:13; Gal. … Continue reading Ravenna and Immersion

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What Did Constantine Really See?

Did Emperor Constantine see a cross in the sky and was he told by God to conquer in this sign? When Constantine the Great came to power in 306, Christianity had already experienced nearly three centuries of persecution within the Roman Empire. After a succession of ten Emperors who were hostile to Christianity, Christians more than … Continue reading What Did Constantine Really See?