Baptism’s Blessing What wonderful blessings does God give us through Baptism?
Question 1 What gifts did God offer and give us when we were baptized?
Acts 2:38-39 1 Peter 3:20-21 Zechariah 3:1-5 Key Point 1 Mark 16:16 Galatians 3:26-27 Titus 3:5-7 Key Point 2 Image 1 Image 2 sins forgiven deliverance from death from the devil eternal salvation child of God heir of eternal life great comfort
Acts 2:38-39 Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. The promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off—for all whom the Lord our God will call."
1 Peter 3:20-21 who disobeyed long ago when God waited patiently in the days of Noah while the ark was being built. In it only a few people, eight in all, were saved through water, and this water symbolizes baptism that now saves you also—not the removal of dirt from the body but the pledge of a good conscience toward God. It saves you by the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
Zechariah 3:1-5 Then he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the LORD, and Satan standing at his right side to accuse him. The LORD said to Satan, "The LORD rebuke you, Satan! The LORD, who has chosen Jerusalem, rebuke you! Is not this man a burning stick snatched from the fire?" Now Joshua was dressed in filthy clothes as he stood before the angel. The angel said to those who were standing before him, "Take off his filthy clothes.“ Then he said to Joshua, "See, I have taken away your sin, and I will put rich garments on you." Then I said, "Put a clean turban on his head." So they put a clean turban on his head and clothed him, while the angel of the LORD stood by.
Mark 16:16 Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.
God offered and gave us forgiveness of ___, deliverance from _____ and the ____, and eternal _______. Key Point 1 sin death devil salvation
Question 2 What great comfort does God give us through these wonderful blessings?
Galatians 3:26-27 You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.
Titus 3:5-7 he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit, whom he poured out on us generously through Jesus Christ our Savior, so that, having been justified by his grace, we might become heirs having the hope of eternal life.
Key Point 2 By Baptism, God gives us the great _______ of knowing that we are his _______ and heirs of ______ life. comfort children eternal
What I’ve Learned When I was baptized, God gave me three wonderful blessings that are a great comfort for me all my life.