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Baptism is very important for Christians. Jesus commanded his
disciples to do it in the New Testament: “Repent and be baptised
every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness
of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. (Acts
2:38)”. We also do it because Jesus did it, although He is perfect.
Baptism is important as it marks our new life of fully following
What happens during the process of Baptism?
During Baptism, a person accepts the Lord Jesus as their
Saviour, and the person baptising says: “I now baptise you in the
name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit”.
The person is laid in water, and then brought up again.
Why do we do this?
Most people will usually do this not long after they have become
a Christian. Baptism is essentially a public declaration of one’s
faith. Being laid down in the water represents dying to our old
self(not physically), which represents turning our back on our
old way of sinning and doing what does not please God. It also
helps us identify with Jesus’ death on the cross, which was done
to save us from our sins. Being brought up out of the water
represents being alive in Christ, which represents living a life of
doing what pleases God and following His plan and will for our
Baptism is an important event in our lives, as we make the
decision to follow Jesus- to think like Jesus, talk like Jesus and
act like Jesus. It is also a public declaration of our faith
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