Review of Re-Baptism


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A study of the issue of re-baptism focusing on the firs converts of the church at Ephesus.

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Review of Re-Baptism

  1. 1. Ephesians for Beginners Review of Re-Baptism #2 Mike Mazzalongo
  2. 2. Review of Re-Baptism 1. John’s Baptism Now in those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of 2 “ Repent, for the kingdom Judea, saying,  of heaven is at hand.” - Matthew 3:1-2
  3. 3. Review of Re-Baptism For this is the one referred to by Isaiah the prophet when he said, “ THE VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, ‘ MAKE READY THE WAY OF THE LORD, MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT!’” - Matthew 3:3
  4. 4. Review of Re-Baptism 4 Now John himself had a garment of camel’s hair and a leather belt around his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey. - Matthew 3:4
  5. 5. Review of Re-Baptism 5 Then Jerusalem was going out to him, and all Judea and all the district around the 6 and they were being baptized by Jordan;  him in the Jordan River, as they confessed their sins. - Matthew 3:5-6
  6. 6. Review of Re-Baptism 2. Jesus Received This Baptism 13  Then Jesus arrived from Galilee at the Jordan coming to John, to be baptized by 14 But John tried to prevent Him, saying, “I him.  have need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?” - Matthew 3:13-14
  7. 7. Review of Re-Baptism 3. John’s Disciples Become Jesus’ Disciples 35 Again the next day John was standing with two 36 and he looked at Jesus as He of his disciples,  walked, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God !” - John 1:35-36
  8. 8. Review of Re-Baptism 37 The two disciples heard him speak, and they followed Jesus. - John 1:37
  9. 9. Review of Re-Baptism 15 But Jesus answering said to him, “Permit it at this time; for in this way it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he permitted Him. - Matthew 3:15
  10. 10. Review of Re-Baptism 4. Jesus Preached John’s Message 17  From that time Jesus began to preach and say, “ Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” - Matthew 4:17
  11. 11. Review of Re-Baptism 5. Apostles Preached Jesus’ Baptism 18 And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “ All authority has been given to Me in 19 Go therefore and make heaven and on earth.  disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the HOLY SPIRIT, - Matthew 28:18-19
  12. 12. Review of Re-Baptism 15 And He said to them, “ Go into all the world 16  He and preach the gospel to all creation.  who has believed and has been baptized shall be saved; but he who has disbelieved shall be condemned. - Mark 16:15-16
  13. 13. Review of Re-Baptism The Mode Was Similar: John’s Baptism - Immersion in Water Jesus’ Baptism - Immersion in Water
  14. 14. Review of Re-Baptism The Purpose Was Different: John’s Baptism - Prepare for Kingdom Jesus’ Baptism - Forgiveness of Sins - Indwelling
  15. 15. Review of Re-Baptism 6. Some Lived Through All Three Periods IE. John Mark 12 And when he realized this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John who was also called Mark, where many were gathered together and were praying. - Acts 12:12
  16. 16. Review of Re-Baptism Q. When A. Were The Apostles Baptized? John’s Baptism
  17. 17. Review of Re-Baptism 35 Again the next day John was standing with two 36 and he looked at Jesus as He of his disciples,  walked, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of 37 The two disciples heard him speak, and God!”  they followed Jesus. - John 1:35-37
  18. 18. Review of Re-Baptism Q. Were the Apostles Re-Baptized After Pentecost? A. No- They Fulfilled All Righteousness
  19. 19. Review of Re-Baptism Q. When Did The Apostles Receive the Indwelling of the Holy Spirit? A. Between Jesus’ Resurrection and Ascension.
  20. 20. Review of Re-Baptism 19 So when it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and when the doors were shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst and *said to them, “Peace be with you.” - John 20:19
  21. 21. Review of Re-Baptism 20 And when He had said this, He showed them both His hands and His side. The disciples then rejoiced when they saw the Lord. - John 20:20
  22. 22. Review of Re-Baptism 21 So Jesus said to them again,  “ Peace be with you; as the Father has sent Me, I 22 And when He had said this, He also send you.”  breathed on them and *said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit.” - John 20:21-22
  23. 23. Review of Re-Baptism Q. What Did They Receive at Pentecost? A. EMPOWERMENT
  24. 24. Review of Re-Baptism 8 but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.” - Acts 1:8
  25. 25. Review of Re-Baptism 4 And they were all filled with the Holy Sprit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit was giving them utterance. - Acts 2:4
  26. 26. Review of Re-Baptism Q. What is the Difference Between Indwelling & Empowerment?
  27. 27. Review of Re-Baptism A. Indwelling = Fulfillment ‘For I will pour out water on the thirsty land And streams on the dry ground; I will pour out My Spirit on your offspring And My blessing on your descendants; Isa. 44:3 For the promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off, as many as the Lord our God will call to Himself.” Acts 2:39
  28. 28. Review of Re-Baptism 9 However, you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him. - Romans 8:9
  29. 29. Review of Re-Baptism 10  If Christ is in you, though the body is dead because of sin, yet the spirit is alive because of 11 But if the Spirit of Him who raised righteousness.  Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you. - Romans 8:10-11
  30. 30. Review of Re-Baptism B. EMPOWERMENT = WITNESS 4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit was giving them utterance. - Acts 2:4
  31. 31. Review of Re-Baptism 4 Therefore, those who had been scattered went 5  Philip went down to the about preaching the word.  city of Samaria and began proclaiming Christ to 6 The crowds with one accord were giving them.  attention to what was said by Philip, as they heard and saw the signs which he was performing. - Acts 8:4-6
  32. 32. Review of Re-Baptism 6 And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they began speaking with tongues and prophesying. - Acts 19:6
  33. 33. Review of Re-Baptism Q. When Did John’s Disciples Receive the Indwelling of the Holy Spirit? A. Pentecost
  34. 34. Review of Re-Baptism Q. Why were the Disciples in Acts 19 Re-Baptized? A. They had Received John’s Baptism After Pentecost.
  35. 35. Review of Re-Baptism Q. Why Wasn’t Apollos, Their Teacher Re-Baptized? A. He was Baptized Before Pentecost.
  36. 36. Review of Re-Baptism Q. What Does This Mean For Us Today? A. Must Be Baptized For The Right Reason (Jesus) In The Right Way (Immersion).
  37. 37. Review of Re-Baptism Q. Is Re-Baptism Common Today? A. Yes
  38. 38. Review of Re-Baptism 15 “ If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.” - John 14:15
  39. 39. Review of Re-Baptism 29 But Peter and the apostles answered, “ We must obey God rather than men. - Acts 5:29
  40. 40. Review of Re-Baptism Baptism is the Believer’s Wedding Ceremony with Christ.