The Three PsThe Three PsofofBy: Robert A. Randolph, M.A.BaptismBaptism
And he said unto them, Go yeAnd he said unto them, Go yeinto all the world, and preachinto all the world, and preachthe go...
After this lesson, we will be ableAfter this lesson, we will be ableto answer these questions:to answer these questions:• ...
We will discuss:We will discuss:• TheThe PatternPattern of baptism.of baptism.• TheThe PurposePurpose of baptism.of baptis...
The Pattern of BaptismThe Pattern of Baptism
It’s a burialIt’s a burialBaptism comes from the Greek wordBaptism comes from the Greek word“baptidzo” which literally mea...
Burying doesn’t meanBurying doesn’t meansprinkling or pouringsprinkling or pouring“I“I amam a stranger and a sojourner wit...
The Death Burial andThe Death Burial andResurrectionResurrection“Therefore we are buried with him by“Therefore we are buri...
The Pattern of BaptismThe Pattern of Baptism• Baptism is a burial.Baptism is a burial.• The NT does not teachThe NT does n...
The Purpose of BaptismThe Purpose of Baptism
To SaveTo Save“The like figure whereunto“The like figure whereunto eveneven baptismbaptismdoth also now save us (not the p...
The Purpose of BaptismThe Purpose of BaptismTo unites us with ChristTo unites us with Christ“If we have been united with h...
The Purpose of BaptismThe Purpose of BaptismTo unites us with ChristTo unites us with Christ“If we have been united with h...
Obey the gospelObey the gospelBut God be thanked, that ye were theBut God be thanked, that ye were theservants of sin, but...
To put on ChristTo put on ChristFor ye are all the children of God byFor ye are all the children of God byfaith in Christ ...
To wash away sinsTo wash away sinsAnd now why tarriest thou? arise, and beAnd now why tarriest thou? arise, and bebaptized...
The Purpose of BaptismThe Purpose of Baptism• To save.To save.• To unite with Christ.To unite with Christ.• To obey the go...
The Power of BaptismThe Power of Baptism
The blood of ChristThe blood of Christ“In whom we have redemption through“In whom we have redemption throughhishis bloodbl...
Contact the blood throughContact the blood throughbaptismbaptism“Know ye not, that so many of us as“Know ye not, that so m...
God is the one workingGod is the one working“Buried with him in baptism, wherein“Buried with him in baptism, whereinalso y...
The Power of BaptismThe Power of Baptism• The power is in the blood of JesusThe power is in the blood of JesusChrist.Chris...
We have discussed:We have discussed:• TheThe PatternPattern of baptism.of baptism.• TheThe PurposePurpose of baptism.of ba...
Invitation to ChristInvitation to ChristObey Christ TodayObey Christ Today• Believe the gospel.Believe the gospel.• Repent...
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The 3 P's of Baptism

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This lesson will help answer the following questions about baptism:
What is baptism?
What does the New Testament teach about baptism?
Is water baptism required to be saved?
Do those who teach baptism is for salvation affirm salvation by works?

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The 3 P's of Baptism

  1. 1. The Three PsThe Three PsofofBy: Robert A. Randolph, M.A.BaptismBaptism
  2. 2. And he said unto them, Go yeAnd he said unto them, Go yeinto all the world, and preachinto all the world, and preachthe gospel to every creature. Hethe gospel to every creature. Hethat believeth and is baptizedthat believeth and is baptizedshall be saved; but he thatshall be saved; but he thatbelieveth not shall be damned.believeth not shall be damned.(Mark 16:15-6, KJV)(Mark 16:15-6, KJV)
  3. 3. After this lesson, we will be ableAfter this lesson, we will be ableto answer these questions:to answer these questions:• What is baptism?What is baptism?• What does the New Testament teachWhat does the New Testament teachabout baptism?about baptism?• Is water baptism required to be saved?Is water baptism required to be saved?• Do those who teach baptism is forDo those who teach baptism is forsalvation affirm salvation by works?salvation affirm salvation by works?
  4. 4. We will discuss:We will discuss:• TheThe PatternPattern of baptism.of baptism.• TheThe PurposePurpose of baptism.of baptism.• TheThe PowerPower of baptism.of baptism.
  5. 5. The Pattern of BaptismThe Pattern of Baptism
  6. 6. It’s a burialIt’s a burialBaptism comes from the Greek wordBaptism comes from the Greek word“baptidzo” which literally means“baptidzo” which literally meansimmersion or burial. Therefore,immersion or burial. Therefore,Baptism is a burial not a sprinkling orBaptism is a burial not a sprinkling orpouring upon.pouring upon.The Pattern of BaptismThe Pattern of Baptism
  7. 7. Burying doesn’t meanBurying doesn’t meansprinkling or pouringsprinkling or pouring“I“I amam a stranger and a sojourner witha stranger and a sojourner withyou: give me a possession of a buryingyou: give me a possession of a buryingplace with you, that I may bury my deadplace with you, that I may bury my deadout of my sight” (Gen. 23:4)out of my sight” (Gen. 23:4)The Pattern of BaptismThe Pattern of Baptism
  8. 8. The Death Burial andThe Death Burial andResurrectionResurrection“Therefore we are buried with him by“Therefore we are buried with him bybaptism into death: that like as Christbaptism into death: that like as Christwas raised up from the dead by the glorywas raised up from the dead by the gloryof the Father, even so we also shouldof the Father, even so we also shouldwalk in newness of life.” (Rom. 6:4)walk in newness of life.” (Rom. 6:4)The Pattern of BaptismThe Pattern of Baptism
  9. 9. The Pattern of BaptismThe Pattern of Baptism• Baptism is a burial.Baptism is a burial.• The NT does not teachThe NT does not teachsprinkling or pouring is baptism.sprinkling or pouring is baptism.• Baptism re-enacts the Death,Baptism re-enacts the Death,Burial and Resurrection ofBurial and Resurrection ofChrist.Christ.
  10. 10. The Purpose of BaptismThe Purpose of Baptism
  11. 11. To SaveTo Save“The like figure whereunto“The like figure whereunto eveneven baptismbaptismdoth also now save us (not the puttingdoth also now save us (not the puttingaway of the filth of the flesh, but theaway of the filth of the flesh, but theanswer of a good conscience towardanswer of a good conscience towardGod,) by the resurrection of JesusGod,) by the resurrection of JesusChrist:” (I Pet. 3:20)Christ:” (I Pet. 3:20)The Purpose of BaptismThe Purpose of Baptism
  12. 12. The Purpose of BaptismThe Purpose of BaptismTo unites us with ChristTo unites us with Christ“If we have been united with him like“If we have been united with him likethis in his death, we will certainly alsothis in his death, we will certainly alsobe united with him in his resurrection.”be united with him in his resurrection.”(Romans 6:5, NIV)(Romans 6:5, NIV)
  13. 13. The Purpose of BaptismThe Purpose of BaptismTo unites us with ChristTo unites us with Christ“If we have been united with him like“If we have been united with him likethis in his death, we will certainly alsothis in his death, we will certainly alsobe united with him in his resurrection.”be united with him in his resurrection.”(Romans 6:5, NIV)(Romans 6:5, NIV)
  14. 14. Obey the gospelObey the gospelBut God be thanked, that ye were theBut God be thanked, that ye were theservants of sin, but ye have obeyed fromservants of sin, but ye have obeyed fromthe heart that form of doctrine which wasthe heart that form of doctrine which wasdelivered you. (Romans 6:17)delivered you. (Romans 6:17)The Purpose of BaptismThe Purpose of Baptism
  15. 15. To put on ChristTo put on ChristFor ye are all the children of God byFor ye are all the children of God byfaith in Christ Jesus.faith in Christ Jesus.For as many of you as have beenFor as many of you as have beenbaptized into Christ have put on Christ.baptized into Christ have put on Christ.(Galatians 3:26-27)(Galatians 3:26-27)The Purpose of BaptismThe Purpose of Baptism
  16. 16. To wash away sinsTo wash away sinsAnd now why tarriest thou? arise, and beAnd now why tarriest thou? arise, and bebaptized, and wash away thy sins, callingbaptized, and wash away thy sins, callingon the name of the Lord. (Acts 22:16)on the name of the Lord. (Acts 22:16)The Purpose of BaptismThe Purpose of Baptism
  17. 17. The Purpose of BaptismThe Purpose of Baptism• To save.To save.• To unite with Christ.To unite with Christ.• To obey the gospel, which is the death,To obey the gospel, which is the death,burial and resurrection of Christ.burial and resurrection of Christ.• To be put into Christ and His church.To be put into Christ and His church.• To put on Christ.To put on Christ.• To wash away sins.To wash away sins.
  18. 18. The Power of BaptismThe Power of Baptism
  19. 19. The blood of ChristThe blood of Christ“In whom we have redemption through“In whom we have redemption throughhishis bloodblood, the forgiveness of sins,, the forgiveness of sins,according to the riches of his grace”according to the riches of his grace”(Ephesians 1:7)(Ephesians 1:7)The Power of BaptismThe Power of Baptism
  20. 20. Contact the blood throughContact the blood throughbaptismbaptism“Know ye not, that so many of us as“Know ye not, that so many of us aswere baptized into Jesus Christ werewere baptized into Jesus Christ werebaptized into his death?” (Romans 6:1)baptized into his death?” (Romans 6:1)The Power of BaptismThe Power of Baptism
  21. 21. God is the one workingGod is the one working“Buried with him in baptism, wherein“Buried with him in baptism, whereinalso ye are risen with him through thealso ye are risen with him through thefaith of the operation of God, who hathfaith of the operation of God, who hathraised him from the dead.” (Col. 2:12)raised him from the dead.” (Col. 2:12)The Power of BaptismThe Power of Baptism
  22. 22. The Power of BaptismThe Power of Baptism• The power is in the blood of JesusThe power is in the blood of JesusChrist.Christ.• Baptism brings an alien sinner inBaptism brings an alien sinner incontact with the precious blood ofcontact with the precious blood ofChrist.Christ.• Baptism is a work of God.Baptism is a work of God.
  23. 23. We have discussed:We have discussed:• TheThe PatternPattern of baptism.of baptism.• TheThe PurposePurpose of baptism.of baptism.• TheThe PowerPower of baptism.of baptism.
  24. 24. Invitation to ChristInvitation to ChristObey Christ TodayObey Christ Today• Believe the gospel.Believe the gospel.• Repent of your sins.Repent of your sins.• Confess your faith in Christ.Confess your faith in Christ.• Be Baptized into Christ.Be Baptized into Christ.

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