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1. What is baptism?

Biblical Baptism is the immersion of a believer in water; it’s an outward expression of an inward change. It is an act of obedience symbolizing the believers’ faith in a crucified, buried, and risen Savior. It also symbolizes the believers’ death to sin, the burial of the old life and the resurrection to walk in newness of life in Christ Jesus. Being baptized shows others that you’ve decided to follow Jesus, and allows them to celebrate this decision with you.

Baptism doesn’t save a person; it’s a symbol and celebration of salvation     Acts 2:38, Acts 2:41, Acts 8:12-13, Acts 8:38- 39, Acts 16:31-34, Romans 6:4, Colossians 2:12

2. Why should I be baptized?

Jesus instructs us to be baptized and set the example by being baptized Himself. Obedience to Jesus shows we believe and follow Him. Because Jesus went public about His love for us, we can go public about our love for Him.    Matthew 28:19-20, Mark 1:9, 1 John 2:3

If baptism is your next step, then please contact dgrigg@verticalnwa.org about setting up a time to discuss your baptism.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]