WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT:

CHRISTIAN BAPTISM

 

1. It is a symbol of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Rom. 6:3, 4.

2. We are admonished to be baptised by Christ. Mat. 28:19.

3. Christ set the example by being baptised himself. Mat. 3:15.

4. God sent John the Baptist to baptise in the Jordan. John 1:33.

5. Baptism is the entrance to Christian fellowship. Acts. 2:37, 38.

6. Baptism must follow acceptance and belief in the Christian faith. Acts. 8:36, 37.

7. Baptism also succeeds learning and instruction. Mat. 28:19

8. The form of baptism taught in the Bible is that of immersion. Acts. 8:38, 39; Mat. 3:16.

9. Re-baptism is possible under certain circumstances. Acts. 19:1-5.

10. Under certain circumstances baptism may be omitted. Luke 23:42, 43.