Baptism and Faith Only
Listed below are
the dates, time, location, and propositions for a debate between
Larry Ray Hafley and Thomas Ross. Mr. Ross is a member of an
independent, fundamental Baptist Church. He finished his B.A.
at UC Berkeley at age 19. He earned an M.A. in Bible from
Fairhaven Baptist College. He presently is concluding a Master
of Divinity degree, and "having studied both Biblical and
extra-Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic, he regularly reads
and studies the Bible in its original languages."
If you plan to
attend the debate and want further information, call Guillermo
Alvarez, preacher for the church in Alameda, CA Phone: (510)
Scriptures teach that water baptism, to the penitent believer, is for
(in order to) the remission of sins."
Scriptures teach that salvation is by grace through faith alone,
before and without water baptism."
Larry Ray Hafley
and Rules for the Oral Debate
1. The dates
for this Bible discussion will take place on the 28th, 29th, and 31st
of March 2005, and on the 1st of April 2005. Each session will begin
at 6:30 P.M.
location for the discussion will be at the meeting place of the
Alameda church of Christ, 2167 Santa Clara Ave. Alameda CA. 94501.
speaker will affirm his proposition for 2 nights.
speaker will have three speeches per evening of 20 minutes in length.
speaker agrees to conduct himself "as it becometh the gospel of Christ."
parties agree to have this discussion video recorded, (for future
reference and distribution at no cost). Each party will receive a
copy of the tapes.