WHY SHOULD I BE BAPTIZED?
"At that time Jesus came from Nazareth and was baptized by John
in the river." Mark 1:9
"Go, then, to all peoples everywhere and make them my disciples:
baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit,
and teach them to obey everything I have commanded you. And I
will be with you always, to the end of the age." Matthew 28:19-20
" ...many of the people who heard Him believed and were baptized."
" We know that we have come to know Him if we keep His
commands." 1 John 2:3
WHAT IS THE MEANING OF BAPTISM?
"Christ died for our sins...He was buried...and He rose again."
1 Corinthians 15:3-4
"For when you were baptized you were buried with Christ, and in
baptism you were also raised with Christ." Colossians 2:2
"When someone becomes a Christian he becomes a brand new
person inside. The old life has passed and a new life has begun! "
2 Corinthians 5:17
"By our baptism then, we were buried with Him and share His death,
in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead...so also we
may live a new life." Romans 6:4
WHY BE BAPTIZED BY IMMERSION?
"As soon as Jesus was baptized, He went up out of the water."
(Example) "...then both Philip and the man went down into the water
and Philip baptized him. When they came up out of the water..."
WHO SHOULD BE BAPTIZED?
"Those who believed and accepted His message were baptized..."
WHEN SHOULD I BE BAPTIZED?
"Those who believed ... were baptized...that day!" Acts 2:41