Baptism is a Christian sacrament of admission and adoption, almost invariably
with the use of water, into the Christian Church ...
People are saved (and get to go to heaven) by believing that Jesus is the Christ
and putting their faith in Him. Baptism alone does not save. However, salvation ...
Mar 17, 2015 ... Baptism is one of the two most important sacraments in Christianity. At its most
basic, it involves application of or immersion in water, a blessing, ...
Jul 20, 2008 ... We believe that baptism is an ordinance of the Lord by which those who have
repented and come to faith express their union with Christ in His ...
Notice the strength of the expressions—"baptized into Christ" and "baptized into
his death" and "buried with him in baptism." Someone may suggest that the ...
Christian baptism is a voluntary ceremony whereby a person publically declares
he or she has come to a saving faith in Jesus Christ. Christian baptism is ...
Jul 30, 2014 ... Some churches say Baptism is optional, but the New Testament teaches it is
integral to the life of faith.
There are two fundamental purposes of baptism. In exploring these purposes, it is
helpful to understand that baptism did not start with Christianity. This was a ...
The ony persons who received Christian baptism in the New Testament record
were clearly believers already. When the Ethiopian eunuch asked Philip the ...
John the Baptist practiced a baptism of repentance in anticipation of the coming
of Christ (Matthew 3:11-12). Jesus was baptized by John at the beginning of His ...