Maybe you’ve wandered away from relationship with God and want to get back on track, or maybe this is the first time you’ve ever accepted Christ as your Lord and Savior. Either way, through being baptized you publicly display that you are choosing to follow and serve God from this point forward and are rejecting your old way of life.
What does water baptism symbolize?
Water baptism represents the dying to our old way of living, by being immersed under the water, and stepping into our new life with Christ, through the rising out of the water. This is also a representation of what Christ did for us when He died for our sins and rose again to give us eternal life with Him.
What does the Bible have to say about Baptism?
There are multiple references to baptism throughout the New Testament. Here are a few scriptures that talk about it: