Water baptism

Water baptism is not only significant to the person being baptized, but it also testifies to his or her community what happened when their life was changed by Jesus. It confirms and strengthens the new believer’s commitment to live a godly life. It also gives the believer the opportunity to openly testify to others of his experience of having been crucified with Christ, buried with Him and raised together with Him to walk in newness of life (Galatians 2:20; Romans 6:4-6).The significance of…

Water baptism is not only significant to the person being baptized, but it also testifies to his or her community what happened when their life was changed by Jesus. It confirms and strengthens the new believer’s commitment to live a godly life. It also gives the believer the opportunity to openly testify to others of his experience of having been crucified with Christ, buried with Him and raised together with Him to walk in newness of life (Galatians 2:20; Romans 6:4-6).The significance of…

Receiving the Holy Spirit - Surefire Hope - Bible Study Blog | www.surefirehope.com | Jesus told the disciples to “Receive the Holy Spirit” (John 20:19-23) but He also told them wait for the Baptism of the Holy Spirit (Luke 24:49, Acts 1:4-5). So what did they receive when Jesus blew on them Resurrection Sunday, and how is that receiving of the Holy Spirit different than what they were told to wait for? God’s Word shows us that there are two distinct receivings of the Holy Spir

Receiving the Holy Spirit - Surefire Hope - Bible Study Blog | www.surefirehope.com | Jesus told the disciples to “Receive the Holy Spirit” (John 20:19-23) but He also told them wait for the Baptism of the Holy Spirit (Luke 24:49, Acts 1:4-5). So what did they receive when Jesus blew on them Resurrection Sunday, and how is that receiving of the Holy Spirit different than what they were told to wait for? God’s Word shows us that there are two distinct receivings of the Holy Spir

Learn the Meaning and Importance of Baptism in the Christian Life

Learn the Meaning and Importance of Baptism in the Christian Life

What does baptism mean to Christians? Read a biblical explanation of the meaning, importance and purpose of baptism in the life of a Christian.

~And this water symbolizes baptism that now saves you also—not the removal of dirt from the body but the pledge of a clear conscience toward God. (1 Peter 3:21) According to the Bible, Christian baptism is important because it is a step of obedience - publicly declaring faith in Christ and commitment to Him - an identification with Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection.~

~And this water symbolizes baptism that now saves you also—not the removal of dirt from the body but the pledge of a clear conscience toward God. (1 Peter 3:21) According to the Bible, Christian baptism is important because it is a step of obedience - publicly declaring faith in Christ and commitment to Him - an identification with Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection.~

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