Baptisms in the Scripture

The Word of God mentions several baptisms. We will briefly discuss each of them but will emphasis water baptism in the name of Jesus Christ. Baptism unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea – 1 Corinthians 10:1-2 describes two aspects of the Israelites’ escape from Egyptian bondage: God led them by a pillar

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Water baptism by immersion in the name of Jesus Christ is an essential part of salvation. The Scripture says that it is the means by which the book of Christ washes away sin (Acts 22:16). We receive remission of sins through baptism in His name (Acts 2:38). Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God” (John 3:5). “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost”

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What does the Bible say about Being Saved?

Let us note the Scripture references that express action required on our part in order to be saved: “Receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls” (James 1:21). Emphasis here is on the Word of God. “Whoso walketh uprightly shall be saved” (Proverbs 28:18). Emphasis here is on walking uprightly. “Thy faith hath saved thee; go in peace” (Luke 7:50). Emphasis here is on faith. “Who shall tell thee words, whereby thou and all thy house shall be saved” (Acts 11:14). (See Acts 10:1-48; 11:1-18.) Emphasis here is on the spoken word. “I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved” (John 10:9). Emphasis here is on entering in the door, i.e., Jesus. “Even baptism doth also now save us” (1 Peter 3:21). Emphasis here is on water baptism. “Save yourselves from this untoward generation” (Acts 2:40). Emphasis here is on our own personal responsibility in our salvation. “Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth” (Isaiah 45:22). Emphasis here is on looking to God for our salvation. “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house” (Acts 16:31). Emphasis here is on believing. “For by grace are ye saved through faith” (Ephesians 2:8). Emphasis here is on grace and faith. “For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved” (Romans 10:13). Emphasis here

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