Who Can Perform Baptisms? Can Any Believer?

by Jack Wellman

Who can perform baptisms? Can anyone baptize another person? What is Baptism? Every believer is commanded to undergo a “believer’s baptism.” The water resembles the burial of the old self; a sort of “watery grave.” They are submerged into the water and then come back up out of the water, picturing a new birth…being a […]

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Are Baby Dedications Biblical?

by Jack Wellman
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Thousands of churches have baby dedications every year, so are baby dedications biblical? Does the Bible support this? Baptizing Babies The Catholic Church and several denominations still practice infant baptism, so where did infant baptism originate since it’s not found in the Bible? Is infant baptism even biblical, and if not, where did it start? […]

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7 Baptisms In The Bible

by David Peach
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Normally when we talk about baptism we are referring to what we call believer’s baptism. But there are at least seven different baptisms mentioned in the Bible. Some of these baptisms happened in the past to illustrate a future truth. Or, they are Old Testament predictors of New Testament events. We call this typology. When […]

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Baptism Quotes: 27 Inspirational Christian Sayings

by David Peach
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Following are quotes from noted Christian authors, theologians, reformers and the Bible. I hope they will be an encouragement in your upcoming baptism. Or, if you are personalizing a gift for someone at their baptism choose one of these quotes to adorn your gift. I trust that you will gain insight into what others believe […]

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What Is Baptism of The Holy Spirit?

by Jack Wellman
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What does it mean when someone says that they’ve been baptized by the Holy Spirit or baptized into the Holy Spirit? What does baptism of the Spirit mean? The Word Baptism I had a friend come up to me after I was saved asking if I had been baptized into the Holy Spirit.  I told […]

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Baptism of Jesus: Bible Story and Importance

by David Peach
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The story of the baptism of Jesus can be found in three of the four Gospels: Matthew, Mark and Luke . The book of John talks about the baptism in chapter 1, but does not give any details to the actual event. Each telling of the story involves only a few verses, yet so much […]

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Does Baptism Save You? A Biblical Analysis

by Jack Wellman

What is the purpose of baptism?  What does baptism symbolize?  Does baptism save you? What Is The Purpose of Baptism?  Shortly after I was saved I was baptized.  I was baptized with the understanding of making a public testimonial of my profession of faith in Jesus Christ.  The key was that I was saved before […]

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15 Bible Verses About Baptism

by David Peach
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There are several different types of baptism talked about in the scriptures. Primarily when we think of baptism we think of water baptism in a church. However, the Bible speaks of baptism by the Holy Spirit and by fire (judgment) as well. It is important to read these scriptures in context to understand what the […]

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