2REASON NUMBER ONEIT IS A COMMAND OF GOD, CHRIST, AND THE HOLY GHOST “And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:”
3REASON NUMBER TWOHOW MANY COMMANDS OF GOD CAN ONE REFUSE TO OBEY AND GO TO HEAVEN?47 Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?48 And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord. Then prayed they him to tarry certain days.
4REASON NUMBER TWO CONTINUED REFUSING THE COUNSEL OF GOD!! But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of him. (LUKE 7:30)
5REASON NUMBER THREE YOU SHOULD BE BAPTIZED PUTS YOU INTO THE BODY OF CHRIST.ROMANS 6:3-5 Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?GALATIONS 3:27 For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ(ONLY 2 VERSES IN SCRIPTURE THAT TELL HOW TO GET INTO CHRIST)
6REASON NUMBER FOUR ALL SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS ARE IN CHRIST EPHESIANS 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:1. IS HEAVEN A SPIRITUAL BLESSING?
7REASON NUMBER FIVEBAPTISM GIVES YOU ACCESS TO THE BLOOD OF CHRIST!!! 3 Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?4 Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.WHERE WAS BLOOD SHED?BAPTIZED INTO WHO’S DEATH?
8REASON NUMBER SIXIF NOT BURIED IN BAPTISM, CAN’T BE RAISED A NEW CREATURE Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.CAN’T BE RAISED IF NOT BURIED!!!
9REASON NUMBER SEVEN WITHOUT BAPTISM YOU CAN NOT BE SAVED JESUS MADE ONE OF THESE STATEMENTS..WHICH?A. BAPTISM DOESN’T SAVE ANYONE!ORB. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.
10REASON NUMBER EIGHTTHOSE WHO DO NOT OBEY THE GOSPEL WILL BE PUNISHED WITH EVERLASTING PUNISHMENT. (II THESSALONIANS 1:7-9) And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels,8 In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:9 Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;
11REASON NUMBER NINETHOSE THAT DO NOT OBEY THE GOSPEL WILL SPEND ETERNITY WITH THE MEANEST PEOPLE WHO EVER LIVED ON EARTH AT ANY TIME.
12REASON NUMBER TEN THERE IS ONLY ONE CORRECT BAPTISM (EPHESIANS 4:5) One Lord, one faith, one baptism.IN WATER (ACTS 8:36) And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water: and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what doth hinder me to be baptized?FOR REMISSION OF SINS Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.