Baptism – Is it Necessary

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This lesson is part of a series discussing some misconceptions regarding the current religious thinking.

In this lesson an examination of Baptism takes place and its necessity in salvation.

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Baptism – Is it Necessary

  1. 1. Baptism – Is it necessary?
  2. 2. Baptism – Is it necessary?“And Peter said to them, "Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” (Acts 2.38; ESV)
  3. 3. What is Baptism?• “Baptism” comes from a Greek term meaning “to dip, to plunge, to immerse.” – “Down into the water” and “up out of the water.” (Acts 8:36-38) – “Much water” (John 2:23)
  4. 4. Who Should be Baptized?• …have been taught. (Matthew 28:19)• …believe. (Mark 16:15-16)• See Acts 8:37• …heard the word. (Acts 2:37-38)
  5. 5. Why Should YOU be Baptized?• To be saved. (Mark 16:15-16; 1 Peter 3:21)• For the “remission of sins.” (Acts 2:38)• Baptism washes away sin. (Acts 22:16)• To get “into Christ” (Galatians 3:27)
  6. 6. Acts 18.8• Have you taken the necessary steps as did those in Corinth? (Acts 18:8) – They heard. (Acts 18:8) – They believed. (Acts 18:8) – They were baptized. (Acts 18:8)
  7. 7. Baptism – Is it necessary?

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