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1 H H H H The Great Battle For The Soul Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM

2 H H H H The Great Battle For The Soul Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy The Great Battle For The Soul

3 H H H H Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM Living In Sin Being Dead In Sin Rom 6:2 Eph 2:1 Being Dead To Sin Being Alive To God Rom 6:11 Eph 2:5 SALVATIONSALVATION ? ? ? ? Where does it happen?

4 H H H H The Great Battle For The Soul Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM The Great Battle For The Soul

5 H H H H Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM What Is N.T. Baptism? It is something required by the Lord Mt 28:19 Mk 16:16 It is something taught by Christ’s apostles Acts 2:38 It is a burial Rom 6:4 Col 2:12

6 H H H H The Great Battle For The Soul Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM What Does N.T. Baptism Do? It makes one dead to the “slave owner” Rom 6:6b-7, When in sin, we are enslaved cp. Jn 8:34 After baptism, we are no longer “slaves” We who have died “…are freed from sin” A dead slave can’t be commanded!!

7 H H H H The Great Battle For The Soul Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM What Does N.T. Baptism Do? It removes the “man of sin” Rom 6:1-6a Col 2:11-13 We are buried with the Lord when baptized We crucify the old man of sin in baptism We are “raised” just like Christ N.T. baptism is our “circumcision”

8 H H H H The Great Battle For The Soul Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM What Does N.T. Baptism Do? It washes away sin Acts 22:16 “What can wash away my sin? Nothing but the blood of Jesus” Possible because of its cleansing power cp. Rev 7:14 We make contact with this blood only in the waters of N.T. baptism Rom 6:3

9 H H H H The Great Battle For The Soul Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM What Does N.T. Baptism Do? It saves us 1 Pet 3:21 The Bible connects the flood of Noah with the waters of N.T. baptism Just like the flood waters destroyed sin (Noah’s enemy) and saved him, N.T. baptism destroys sin (our enemy) and saves us All because of Christ’s resurrection

10 H H H H The Great Battle For The Soul Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM What Does N.T. Baptism Do? It saves us 1 Pet 3:21 Submitting to N.T. baptism is the “answer of a good conscience toward God” It is not a bath for the outside It is how we “cleanse our conscience” Heb 9:14

11 H H H H The Great Battle For The Soul Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM Conclusion Remember…Faith is God’s answer for the LOVE of sin and Repentance is God’s answer for the PRACTICE of sin Baptism is God’s answer for the STATE of sin Sin is a terrible “state” to be in…we’re “dead”

12 H H H H The Great Battle For The Soul Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM Conclusion We must not place baptism above where the Scripture puts it The literal act of baptism saves no one The power behind N.T. water baptism… We are baptized “in the name of Jesus Christ” Acts 2:38 Ø

13 H H H H The Great Battle For The Soul Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM Conclusion We must not place baptism above where the Scripture puts it The literal act of baptism saves no one The power behind N.T. water baptism… We “call upon the name of the Lord” Acts 22:16 Ø

14 H H H H The Great Battle For The Soul Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM Conclusion We must not place baptism above where the Scripture puts it The literal act of baptism saves no one The power behind N.T. water baptism… It is not “in the name of” a man 1 Cor 1:12-15 Ø

15 H H H H The Great Battle For The Soul Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM Conclusion Baptism is the act God has chosen to transport the penitent sinner from the kingdom of darkness to the kingdom of God It is God who saves Titus 3:3-5a Baptism is the tool He uses Titus 3:5b Jn 3:5 Eph 5:26

16 H H H H The Great Battle For The Soul Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM Conclusion This doesn’t mean we are preaching “water salvation” Baptism doesn’t save anymore than faith or repentance Submitting to N.T. baptism, out of faith, brings salvation Mk 16:16a

17 H H H H The Great Battle For The Soul Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM Conclusion This doesn’t mean we are preaching “water salvation” Baptism doesn’t save anymore than faith or repentance Not submitting to it brings condemnation Mk 16:16b

18 H H H H The Great Battle For The Soul Identifying & Defeating Sin As An Enemy Lesson #5 Ù Defeating Sin Through BAPTISM Conclusion What is your choice today? Do you want to defeat sin? What will you do about N.T. baptism? Will you ignore, dismiss it as unnecessary? Will you submit to it, crucify the old man of sin and be raised up a new creature?

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