Water Baptism

BaptismMark 16:16  He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.

Why Water Baptism?

  1. Jesus The Christ commanded it.
    1. Mark 16:15-16
    2. Matthew 28:18-19
  2. The early engaged in Water Baptism
    1. Acts 2:41
    2. Acts 8:12
    3. Acts 16:30-34
  3. It is a requirement for fulfilling all Righteousness
    1. Matthew 3:13-25
  4. It empowers us to walk in the Newness of Life
    1. Romans 6:4
    2. Galatians 3:27
  5. It destroys the dominion of sin over our lives
    1. Romans 6:14
  6. It is a medium for diverse of Miracles, Signs and Wonders
    1. Healing all kinds of diseases in the pool of Bethesda  John 5:1-5
    2. Healing in the pool of Siloam John 9:1-8
    3. Cleansing of leprosy 2 Kings 5:9-28
  7. Christ Himself underwent Water Baptism
    1. Matthew 3:13-17
    2. Christ is the author and finisher of our faith Heb 12:1-2; Matt 3:13-17
    3. We are redeemed to follow in His steps 1 Peter 2:21
    4. Matt 4:19

WHO IS TO BE BAPTIZED?

  1. The redeemed of the Lord, and accepted Christ as Lord and savior
    1. Matthew 16:15-16
    2. Acts 8:34-35

HOW ARE TO BE BAPTIZED?

  1. By immersion
    1. Romans 6:4
    2. Colossians 2:12