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It is at the point of baptism that sins are forgiven; "Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost." Acts 2:38.  

 

Notice also, "And now why tarriest thou? arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord." Acts 22:16.

 

Baptism is an Immersion

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It is also important to note that baptism is an immersion and not simply sprinkling or pouring.  The word "baptism" literally means immersion. 

 

Therefore, to sprinkle or pour is not the same as being baptized. 

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The Meaning has Not Changed!

 

 

Christ Is Our Model For Baptism.

Jesus died, was buried, and rose again.
I Corinthians 15:3-4

1. He Died

 

3. Rose From The Dead

 

2. Was Buried

 

 


 

In Baptism God's Way, We Follow Jesus' Example.

We die to sin, are buried in a watery grave, and raised to walk a new life.
Romans 6:4, Galatians 3:27

1. We Die to Sin

 

3. Are Raised to Walk
in Newness of Life

 

2. Are Buried in Water

 

 


 

What Results From Baptism Man's Way?

Receive life by grace only, then be baptized.

1. One is Dead in Sin

 

2. Is Raised To New Life

 

3. Then Is Buried Alive?

 

Following Man's way, baptism is unnecessary or allows sprinkling or pouring of water,
but if one insists he ends up buried alive!  Think about it.

 

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