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What is Water Baptism

yulia-sobol-71291The Greek word for ‘baptize’ means ‘to immerse or dip’.  At baptism, a person is momentarily submerged under water as a symbolic gesture of Christ’s death and resurrection.

When you are water baptized, you are symbolically saying goodbye to your “pre-salvation” life and embracing a new life as a follower of Christ.


Scripture References:

  • 1 Peter 3:21
  • Matthew 28:19-20
  • Romans 6:3-4
  • Colossians 2:11-12
  • Romans 6:11
  • Galatians 2:20
  • Acts 2:38
  • Acts 22:16
  • Mark 16:16
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