Water Baptism in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ The Who, When, Why, and How of Water Baptism

 
6a How do we receive the holy ghost?
Acts 2:38 38Repent, and be baptized and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. Matthew records Jesus’ and John the Baptist first public sermons. And the theme of the sermon was “Repent!” 6b Can an infant be baptized?
Let me ask you. Can a baby repent? Dose a baby understand The Kingdom of Heaven? There is a reason why Jesus taught {age of accountability). There is no infant baptism recorded or taught in The Bible. 7 Why should believers be baptized?
1. Jesus commanded it. (Matt. 28:19, acts 2;38)
2 Water baptism was apostolic doctrine and practice
3 Repent and be baptized. (Acts 2:38, Peter speaking) 4 We are baptized into the death, burial and resurrection of Christ
5 Having been buried with him in baptism and raised with him through your faith in the power of God. (Col. 2:12)
6 There is a remission of our sins in water baptism
7 Repent...and be baptized...for the forgiveness of and release from your sins. (Acts 2:38) 8 How Should Christians be baptized?
A. By full immersion in water. If it is good enough for Jesus, what in the world would make us think we are to go for it? At that time Jesus...was baptized by John in the River Jordan. (Mark 1:9-10)
B. The Greek word for baptize (baptizo) means to fully immerse.
1. Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words states that the word is derived from bapto, meaning to dip, and was used among the Greeks to signify the dyeing of a garment, or the drawing of water
9 In what name should Christians be baptized?
A. Christians should be baptized in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, (which name is) the Lord Jesus Christ.
1 He commanded them to be baptized in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. (Acts 10:48, 19:5)
2. God hath made ... Jesus... both Lord and Christ. (Acts 2:36)
Be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. (Acts 2:38) Note: The full name had just been revealed in vs. 36
3 Jesus Christ: (he is Lord of all). (Acts 10:36)
Be baptized in the name of the Lord. (Acts 10:48) Note: in the full three-part name spoken
4. God is the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Jesus said to baptize in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (Matt. 28:19) which is Jesus Summary: 1. Those who have repented of their sins and have believed in the Lord Jesus Christ are eligible to be baptized.
2. They should be baptized immediately upon conversion to Christ.
3. By receiving water baptism, they are following Jesus' command and the apostolic doctrine and practice.
4. They are baptized into Christ's death, burial, and resurrection for the remission of and release from their sins.
5. Believers are baptized by full immersion in water.
6. Biblical baptism is done in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, (which name is) the Lord Jesus Christ. God bless and each every reader is my prayers.
Part 3 Any comments or questions are appreciated. Your blogger DC, God bless.

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