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Many Things Happen at Baptism

by Jerome Savage

As the above title indicates, Biblical baptism brings about many significant results.

1. We follow the example of Jesus (Matthew 3:15).

2. We obey a commandment (Acts 10:48).

3. We receive remission of sins (Mark 16:16; Acts 2:38).

4. We receive the indwelling of the Holy Spirit (Acts 5:32).

5. We become a babe in Christ (1 Peter 2:2).

6. We become a new creature (2 Corinthians 5:17).

7. We are born again and converted (John 3:5; Matthew 18:3).

8. We put on Christ at baptism (Galatians 3:27).

9. We are baptized into one body (1 Corinthians 12:13; Ephesians 1:22,23).

10. We are added to the church (Acts 2:47).

11. We are translated into Christ's kingdom (Colossians 1:13).

12. We now have a clear conscience before God (1 Peter 3:21).

13. We are now to glorify Him as a Christian (1 Peter 4:16).

14. We are given many spiritual blessings (Ephesians 1:3).

15. The Holy Spirit helps us with prayers and intercessions. (Romans 8:26,27).

16. We walk in the light and the blood of Jesus cleanses us (1 John 1:7).

17. There is now no condemnation in Christ (Romans 8:1).

18. We have faith in the operation of God in doing all these things (Colossians 2:12.)

There are 128 references to baptism in the New Testament. Why would anyone resist baptism, knowing all these wonderful things happen?




"...upon this rock I will build My church..." Matt.16:18


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