Presentation on theme: "Believe Be Baptized Belong. The first giant step in being a Christian is to BELIEVE. The second giant step in being a Christian is to BE BAPTIZED. The."— Presentation transcript:
Romans 6:3-4 Don’t you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.
Necessary for salvation? Mark 16:16 - Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned. John 3:18 - Whoever does not believe stands condemned already because he has not believed in the name of God’s one and only Son.
The first giant step in being a Christian is to BELIEVE. The second giant step in being a Christian is to BE BAPTIZED. The third giant step in being a Christian is to BELONG.
Fully Functional Member 1. A WORSHIP involvement 2. A FELLOWSHIP involvement 3. A PARTNERSHIP involvement
EBC IS... not in the INCLUSIVE church tradition not in the SEEKER church tradition in the BELIEVER church tradition
We believe that a local church is a company of believers in Jesus, the Son of God, who have given themselves to Him in obedience and love. We believe in the baptism of believers by immersion as a public demonstration and witness of our being dead, buried, and resurrected with Christ, and not as a means nor prerequisite for salvation.