Posts tagged with ‘baptism’

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Bible Echoes

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Although the Bible was written by such a variety of people over a long period of time, similar themes keep reappearing. Each time they occur, we learn a little more of the Bible message. Some people call these recurring themes “Bible echoes” In the last of the series for this month we are going to […]

Does water save? Why Baptism is essential

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Baptism is a physical happening with symbolic meaning. Perhaps the clearest place in which Scripture explains this is Romans 6. Here we find – “All of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death. We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was […]

The baptism of Jesus

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Jesus was about 30 years old when he came to the River Jordan to be baptized by John the Baptist. John’s baptism was a baptism of repentance. Jesus had no personal sins that needed forgiveness and therefore no need to repent but he knew and recognized that God is righteous. Though Jesus was sinless, his […]

Why baptism?

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October Blog Series

Today many churches sprinkle infants on the head and call it baptism. When we look at baptism in the Bible this is not what Jesus spoke about. When the Bible speaks of baptism it tells us of adult men and women who make a deliberate choice to be baptised and are completely covered in water; […]