Water Baptism

According to God’s Word, the first important step after we put faith in Christ is baptism!

Acts 2:41

“Those who accepted His message were baptized.”

Why should I be baptized?

  1. To follow the example set by Christ. (Mark 1:9)
  2. Because Christ asks us to. (Matthew 28:19-20)
  3. It demonstrates that I really am a believer. (Acts 18:8) (1 John 2:3)

What is the meaning of baptism?

  1. It is a public demonstration that you are a follower of Christ and His Teaching (Matthew 28:19-20)
  2. It symbolizes spiritual cleansing. (1 Corinthians 6:11)
  3. It pictures the true meaning of salvation. (Romans 6:1-4) (Ephesians 2:8-9)
  4. Baptism doesn’t make you a believer - it shows that you already believe.

Why be baptized by immersion?

  1. Because Jesus was baptized that way. (Matthew 3:16)
  2. Every baptism in the Bible was by immersion. (Acts 8:38-39)
  3. The word “baptize” (baptizo) means “to immerse in water.”

Who should be baptized?

Every person who Believes in Christ. (Acts 2:41)  (Acts 8:12)
 

Upcoming Baptism Dates:

TBD