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Baptism


1. As administered by John. Mt 3:5-12; Joh 3:23; Ac 13:24; 19:4.

2. Sanctioned by Christ’s submission to it. Mt 3:13-15; Lu 3:21.

3. Adopted by Christ. Joh 3:22; 4:1,2.

4. Appointed an ordinance of the Christian church. Mt 28:19,20; Mr 16:15,16.

5. To be administered in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Mt 28:19.

6. Water, the outward and visible sign in. Ac 8:36; 10:47.

7. Regeneration, the inward and spiritual grace of. Joh 3:3,5,6; Ro 6:3,4,11.

8. Remission of sins, signified by. Ac 2:38; 22:16.

9. Unity of the Church effected by. 1Co 12:13; Ga 3:27,28.

10. Confession of sin necessary to. Mt 3:6.

11. Repentance necessary to. Ac 2:38.

12. Faith necessary to. Ac 8:37; 18:8.

13. There is but one. Eph 4:5.

14. Administered to

a. Individuals. Ac 8:38; 9:18.

b. Households. Ac 16:15; 1Co 1:16.

c. Only to professing believers. Ac 2:38; Mt 3:6; Mr 16:16; Ac 8:12,37; 10:47,48.

d. Scriptures supporting infant baptism. Pr 30:6.

15. Administered by immersing the whole body of the person in water. Mt 3:16; Ac 8:38,39.

16. Emblematic of the influences of the Holy Spirit. Mt 3:11; Tit 3:5.

17. Typified. 1Co 10:2; 1Pe 3:20,21.