2 Matthew3:11 “I baptize you with water for repentance... John the BaptistActs 2:38 ...Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.Peter the ApostleThe Bible tells us about two types of baptisms. John Baptizing people before Jesus came and the Christians baptizing believers after Jesus came.
3 What type of baptism was John's? Matthew3:11 “I baptize you with water for repentance...John the BaptistWith John’s baptism, the people admitted they had committed sins and needed to be cleaned. It was similar to the Jews giving a sacrifice. It covered sin but did not take it away.
4 Jesus was also baptized by John. But Jesus did not have any sins. He did itOut of obedience.As a commencement service.
5 Should I get Baptized?Baptism is a commencement or graduation ceremony that symbolizes your ending an old era and beginning a new one.Baptism is an open expression to the world that you are a follower of Jesus Christ.
6 The 5 Steps of Baptism Matthews 28:18-20 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations,baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.1)Witness to the person2)Teach the person about Christ3) Let the person give their life to Christ4) Baptize the person5)Instruct the person in the ways of Christianity with accountability to local church.Not only did Jesus get baptized but He said we should get baptized.If you have done steps 1-3 then you are ready for baptism.
8 Warning! Frightening image about to appear What is Baptism?Warning!Frightening image about to appearBaptism symbolizes that the person guilty of sin has died.And the person who is a child of God now lives.
9 Baptism acknowledges that Jesus died for your sins Baptism acknowledges that Jesus died for your sins. You are no longer guilty.Baptism is the promise that when you physically die, God will resurrect you like He resurrected Christ.
10 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. Romans 6:4
11 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. Romans 6:4Baptism is you saying I used to follow the devil and who abused me. But now I will follow Christ who loves me.
12 Do I have to be perfect to be baptized? No, all you have to do is believe that you are not perfect. But I believe in Jesus as my savior and as I follow Him, He will perfect me.So would you like to get baptized?