Baptism is an outward demonstration of inward faith and commitment as a believer. This is a public statement revealing to those witnessing that a person has become a follower of Jesus Christ.
WHAT IS THE MEANING OF BAPTISM?
- Baptism demonstrates or illustrates Christ’s Death, Burial and Resurrection. 1 Corinthians 15:3-4 (NKJV) “For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures”
- Baptism is symbolic of the new life that the believer has in Christ. I Corinthians 5:17 (NKJV) “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new”
- Baptism involves our Identification and Union with Christ. Galatians 3:26-27 (TLB) “For now we are all children of God through faith in Jesus Christ, 27 and we who have been baptized into union with Christ are enveloped by him”
WHY DO WE BAPTIZE?
- We will baptize everyone who has believed in their heart and confessed with their mouth that Jesus Christ is Lord. Acts 2:38 (NIV) “Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit”
If you have made the decision of making Jesus your Lord and Savior, you are invited to follow in His steps to be baptized in water. In our Baptism Orientation you will discover more about water baptism and the why we as Christ followers do it. Receive answer to your questions and let us walk you through your big day. Baptisms are every 3rd Sunday after service. Go public with your faith and get baptized!