The ceremony of baptism is deeply symbolic and meaningful. What is baptism, and what does the Bible teach about this aspect of the conversion process?
The word baptize means to “immerse.” Baptism by immersion in water represents the death and burial of the old man of sin, and a type of resurrection to walk in newness of life. We are “buried with Him in baptism, in which you also were raised with Him through faith in the working of God” (Colossians 2:12).
Is it essential to be baptized in order to receive salvation? What do the Scriptures say about whether we have to be baptized to be saved?
Should we be baptized in Jesus’ name only or in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit? Are there two different formulas for Christian baptism?
Millions of men, women and even children are baptized, and that number grows each year. But why would someone ever consider rebaptism?
Should infants or young children be baptized? Do they need to be baptized to ensure that they will be in the Kingdom of God? What does the Bible say?
The need for repentance and baptism was clearly taught by Christ and the apostles. But do people need to have hands laid on them to receive the Holy Spirit?
Is water baptism essential for salvation, or do participants just get wet? What does God want 21st-century Christians to learn from the ancient practice of baptism?
In Matthew 3:11 three baptisms are mentioned. Should a person seek to go through all three baptisms? What exactly does the baptism with fire mean?
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