Only God and you know how well you are doing.
God has something practical for us to do that everybody can see.
What is baptism? Acts 8 v 36 – 39 (p149)
The total immersion of a person in water at their request.
The person who baptises also goes into the water.
Who should be baptised? Acts 8 v 12 (p148)
Men and women who believe in the gospel of Jesus Christ personally.
Why should we baptise? Matthew 28 v 18 – 20 (p39)
One of the last instructions given by Jesus before He went back to heaven.
What does baptism signify? Romans 6 v 1 – 4 (p182)
Belief in and dependence on the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Determination to ‘kill off’ our old sinful life and live a new life under His management.
When should a believer be baptised?
After becoming a Christian.
Having had baptism’s significance explained.
When a local church can accommodate it.
At a time when as many relatives, friends, neighbours and colleagues can attend. Sooner rather than later.
A God-given command.
An opportunity to serve Him and witness to others.
We will go on our way rejoicing.