Questions tagged [jesus-name-baptism]

The doctrine that Christians should be baptized "in the name of Jesus," as opposed to "in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit."

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What are the tongues of angels in comparison to the tongues of men?

Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. (1st Corinthians 13:1 KJV) Is there a Greek or Hebrew root wording to ...
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Why don’t the baptisms in Acts use the trinitarian formula? [duplicate]

At the end of the book of Matthew, we see Jesus’ command for baptism in the name of all three persons of the trinity: “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of ...
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From a Trinitarian perspective, why didn’t the disciples baptize using a trinitarian formula as commanded in the Great Commission?

If Mathew 28:19 (and the Great Commission therein) is considered an authentic verse, why aren’t there any instances in the NT where the apostles actually baptized someone using the Trinitarian formula ...
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According to the Catholic Church, could a "Jesus-name" baptism ever be considered a valid baptism?

Related: What is the earliest extrabiblical teaching of baptism using a trinitarian formula? According to Oneness Pentecostals and others, baptizing in the name of Jesus, instead of the name of the ...
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What is the earliest extrabiblical teaching of baptism using a trinitarian formula?

Oneness Pentecostals and others who hold to "Jesus-name" (or "Jesus-only") baptism maintain that the trinitarian formula used by Nicene Christians and others is based on a misunderstanding of Matthew ...
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Are there any denominations that baptize ONLY in the Name of Jesus?

From this question, are there any Christian denominations that baptise ONLY in the Name of Jesus and not by the Trinitarian baptismal formula? Would such a baptism be considered valid by those who ...
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