Believer’s Baptism…



Here is some teaching I did on Baptism…

Baptism @ Bridgeway!

What The Bible Says About Baptism:


2 Timothy 3:16 (NIV84) “ All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness”


Modeled by Jesus:  Matthew 3:13-17


Commanded by Jesus:  Matthew 28:19-20; Mark 16:15, 16


Practiced by the Early Church in Acts… 2:21,38,41


A Picture of an Internal Change:  Romans 6:4

According to the Bible, the symbolism of baptism declares that three things happen to believers who are baptized: (1) they die with Christ to their old self; (2) they rise with Christ to become a new creature.


Acts 2:41 (NIV84) Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day.


Acts 8:35-38 Then Philip began with that very passage of Scripture and told him the good news about Jesus. 36 As they traveled along the road, they came to some water and the eunuch said, “Look, here is water. Why shouldn’t I be baptized?” 38 And he gave orders to stop the chariot. Then both Philip and the eunuch went down into the water and Philip baptized him.


Acts 16:31-33 – The Jailer and his family…


About Gary Coiro

Nonprofit & Church Leader Nonprofit Leader and Consultant since 2004, following 15 years as a pastor. Competencies include board development, fundraising, staff development and management, strategic planning, church work, Bible teaching, and capital campaigns. Currently consulting and serving on the Church Ministries Management Team for a large multi-cultural evangelical church.
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