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www.desiringgod.org/messages/what-is-baptism-and-how-important-is-it

Jul 20, 2008 ... In our three-part series on baptism and church membership, we focused last week on the meaning and importance of church membership. And today we focus on the meaning and importance of baptism. The note I want to strike immediately—the tone and the truth that I want to set first and foremost—is that ...

rediscover.archspm.org/belonging/why-is-baptism-important-what-change-does-it-make-in-me

The Lord himself affirms that Baptism is necessary for salvation. “No one can enter the Kingdom of God without being born of water and the Spirit” (Jn 3:5). Christ commanded his disciples to preach the Gospel, draw people to faith in him , and baptize those who come to conversion. The Church does not neglect the mission ...

www.gotquestions.org/Christian-baptism.html

... the age” (Matthew 28:19–20). These instructions specify that the church is responsible to teach Jesus' word, make disciples, and baptize those disciples. These things are to be done everywhere (“all nations”) until “the very end of the age.” So, if for no other reason, baptism has importance because Jesus commanded it.

hillsong.com/faith/baptism

Baptism declares that you are a follower of Jesus Christ. It is a public confession of your faith in, and commitment to, Jesus Christ. It is the next step after salvation through repentance and faith and is an important foundation for the Christian life. Then he said, “Go into the world. Go everywhere and announce the Message of ...

www.patheos.com/blogs/christiancrier/2015/03/29/why-is-baptism-so-important-for-christians

Mar 29, 2015 ... It is not uncommon today to find Christians who have never been baptized. Likewise, many people who have trusted Jesus as their Savior as adults see no need for baptism because they were baptized as infants. However, the Bible teaches that baptism is very important. For this reason, it is important to ...

www.equip.org/article/the-importance-of-baptism

Apr 6, 2009 ... He likened his baptism to “crossing the Rubicon or burning the boats. No retreat was possible after that, nor have I ever wanted to go back to the world from which I then came out.”1. Spurgeon's words underscore the critical importance of baptism. Christians may forever debate whether one should be ...

activechristianity.org/what-is-the-importance-of-christian-baptism

This was under the old covenant, when baptism was for the remission of sins. “I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I … He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.” Matthew 3:11. With the establishment of the new covenant, because of the death of Jesus on the  ...

www.grace.church/blog/201204/importance-baptism

Apr 17, 2012 ... This post is the first of four on baptism. Grace Church holds to a believer's baptism (credobaptism) position which asserts that a person must believe in Jesus before being baptized. These posts will help parents apply the important biblical teaching of baptism to their children and will focus on four areas: the ...

www.radicallychristian.com/why-baptism-is-important

Sep 19, 2011 ... Baptism is the act of being immersed in water. It may seem a silly thing for God to ask people to do, and many reject it as being unimportant. However, it is not just important–it is essential if you hope to receive the grace of God. Here are three reasons that baptism is important. The Importance of Being ...