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It is exciting that you are interested in obeying Jesus in the ordinance of Baptism. The following is to help you in your thinking process about what baptism is and to help you prepare for your baptism.

Baptism is:

  • A symbol acted out in obedience to Christ that symbolizes internal salvation. Our Lord gave the church this ordinance of baptism prior to His ascension when He commanded: “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” (Mt. 28:19)
  • An identification with Jesus Christ, His message and His people.
  • A symbol or picture, acted out in an open and public manner, that shows what has happened in the spiritual life of the Christian.
  • An act of obedience to Christ by those who have placed their faith in Him for salvation and have entrusted their lives to Him as Lord.


Who should be baptized?

Any and every person who believes in Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Saviour. (Acts 2:41; Acts 16:14-15: Acts 8:12)

When should they be baptized?

When they believe.

How should they be baptized?

The biblical command and pattern is immersion. (Mark 1:5; Mark 1:10; John 3:23)

What should happen at a baptism?

The exaltation of Jesus Christ as Saviour and Lord. A celebration of God’s great and personal salvation.

Where should the baptism take place?

With other Christians in your community of faith with the local Church.

Get Baptized!

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