And the Reason We Call Ourselves Baptists IMAGE: John baptizing Jesus in the Jordan River.
Matthew 3:13-16





Most people have heard the words "baptism and baptize" at some point in their life. Unfortunately, there are many people who don't even understand what it means; and if they do, they don't fully understand how it actually changes a person spiritually. When you accept Christ as your Savior, you become what is called a "New Creation in Christ" (2 Corinthians 5:17). The old life is gone; a new life has begun! The Bible contains a lot of scripture that refers to baptism and being baptized. Once you have accepted Jesus as Lord and Savior over your life, you are strongly encouraged to be obedient to God, and become publicly baptized.





Matthew: 3:3-16, 21:25

Mark: 1:4-9, 10:38-40, 11:27-33, 16:15-20

Luke: Chapter 3

John: 1:24-27, 1:32-34, 3:22-24, 4:1-3

Book of Acts: 1-22

1 Corinthians: 1:12-18, 10:1-3, 12:12-14, 15:28-30

Romans: 6:1-4

Galatians: 3:26-28

Ephesians: 4:4-6

Colossians: 2:11-13

Hebrews: 6:1-3

I Peter: 3:20-22

I John: 5:5-10

  • please click here for an excellent video about BAPTISM and The Lord's Supper
  • and though their Jesus has long hair in the video, we know as Baptists, this is not esptablished Bible fact, but rather an over the centuries, literary license.

    Baptism in the local creek or baptism in our church baptistry. Your choice. Your move.

    One creek ...

    One Congregation ...

    Time to go under for the Lord!


    This Web Page last updated: December 22, 2017.