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Do We Need Baptism
Baptism Is : • Baptism is the foundation of the spiritual life. • Baptism delivers man from the slavery of sin. • Baptism gives us the Holy Spirit and His various gifts. • Baptism is the remission of sins. • Baptism is the death of sin. • Baptism is new birth for the soul. • Baptism is a garment of light. • Baptism is the holy seal that cannot be erased.
Baptism Is : • Baptism is the road to heaven. • Baptism is the bliss of paradise. • Baptism is the gift of adoption. • Baptism is the dwelling of the Holy Spirit in the soul. • Through baptism, man becomes a new member in the body of Christ, the Son of God, and a temple of the Holy Spirit. • Baptism is acquittal from imprisonment.
Baptism Is : • Baptism is the secret of divine love. • Baptism gives you the kiss of divine love. • Baptism is God’s acceptance of us before we accept, know, or love him. • Baptism declares that Christ has done something [wonderful] for me without my consultation or waiting for my approval. • Baptism is the death of Christ for me, and his salvation. • Baptism is declaring the love of God for us, and will not change even if we are changing.
Baptism Is : • Baptism is opening the heavens in a wonderful way. • Baptism is the gate for God’s various gifts which he has given us because of his love. • Baptism makes us heirs to all of God’s riches. • Baptism makes us members in his body, which is the church. • Baptism is being bonded and united with Christ. • Baptism is the continuous presence of Christ wherever we go or reside in any place in the world
Baptism Is : • Baptism is the beginning for the journey of the kingdom. • Baptism is a victorious and crushing work over Satan. • Baptism is departing from one master to another master; from Satan to Christ. • Baptism is taking up the sign of the cross; the sign of victory which makes Satan escape. • Baptism is the divine womb by which we receive the second birth so we can be children of God. • Baptism is true death and true resurrection with Christ.
Baptism Is : • Baptism is what gathers the shepherd with his lost sheep, and gives them new life. • Baptism is the mystery of a holy foundation. • Baptism removes the fig leaves which is the garment of misery, and puts on us the garment of glory. • Baptism is the secret of our entry to light, and makes us sons of light. • Baptism proceeds from theological heritage of the church, and the practical work in life.
Baptism Is : • Baptism is the foundation of salvation by faith. • Baptism grants the remission of sins, renewal, and the Holy Spirit. • Baptism is the seed of redemption by which the new man reaches the full stature of Christ. • Baptism is the seal of faith. • Baptism is the sign of the cross, and the power of redemption. • Baptism is a heavenly experience given to man. • Baptism is what carries man and surrounds him. • Baptism gives enlightenment and shines with light for knowledge.
Baptism Is : • Baptism is God’s lamp inside those who are baptized, and have been enlightened. • Baptism is continuous glorification for the work of God in man. • Baptism is complete sanctification to the inner being of man. • Baptism is the water of life, which casts away death to give immortality which is continuous life. • Baptism is moving from death to life, and from darkness to light. • Baptism is a divine invisible sacrament.
Baptism Is : • Baptism is the understanding that water and the spirit are the source of life. • Baptism is confessing the holy Trinity. • Baptism is the grace of entering the kingdom. • Baptism is participating in the Eucharist, and it is the provision for the way to the kingdom. • Baptism gives enlightenment to show you the reality of what is perishable and what is imperishable. • Baptism gives longing for the goal which has been formed in your depths, and the continuous pursuit of the kingdom.
Baptism Is : • Baptism is incarnation, redemption, resurrection, and new eternal life created by his breath through the water and the spirit. • Baptism is confessing with gratitude and thanksgiving and remembering the mercies and grace by which God has restored human nature which was corrupted. • Baptism is achieving victory against all opposing powers. • Baptism is restoring the open way which Christ has consecrated for us recently by the veil which is by his body and holy blood. [heb 10 -20]
Baptism Is : • Baptism is faith in Christ and his death and resurrection. • Baptism is restoring the image of God for man after its absence. • Baptism is the foundation of theological and spiritual knowledge in the church. • Baptism is the secret for the entry into the life of the Trinity. • Baptism with water is death and forgiveness by the spirit, which is resurrection and life. • Baptism is a miracle in itself and is free.
Baptism Is : • Baptism is the instrument by which the Holy Spirit works in the second birth. • Through baptism stands repentance and forgiveness of sins by the authority of the death of Christ and his resurrection and the power of the Spirit of God. • Baptism is acceptance and confession and a response to new life given by the Holy Spirit. • Baptism is the act of joining the church. • Baptism is the gift of God by the spirit, but the Holy Spirit is not received through the water of baptism. • Baptism is the written deed for protection, shepherding, and care.
Baptism Is : • Baptism is the Holy Spirit changing man from the state of dust to the heavenly state. • Baptism reopens the new and living way which The LORD Jesus Christ consecrated for us, through the veil, that is, His body and blood. • Baptism is when a child accepts the light of the world "The LORD Christ".