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Explain the practical importance of baptism from a biblical perspective

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R.S 1 - " Explain the practical importance of baptism from a biblical perspective" Baptism is extremely important in the Christian religion. This is because Jesus, the founder of the religion was baptised and Christians believe what ever he did was right so they will do what he did, and get baptised whether they be old or young. In John 3:5 it says that Baptism signifies and brings about spiritual washing and rebirth, which are vital if you want to enter the kingdom of God. In Romans 6:4 it says " By our Baptism, then, we were buried with him and shared his death, in order that, just as Christ was ...read more.

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In John 19:34 it says " One of the soldiers, however, plunged his spear into Jesus' side and at once blood and water poured out", this represents Eucharist and Baptism. A bible verse showing the importance of Baptism is 1 Peter 3:20 - 21 " These were the spirits of those who had not obeyed God when he waited patiently during the days that Noah was building his boat (eight In all) were saved by the water, which was a symbol pointing to baptism, which now saves you" this shows that Baptism saves you from a bad life and makes your life better. ...read more.

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Also in Titus 3:16 it says that Baptism is needed for a new life and for Salvation as well. In Acts 16:31-33 it says that Baptism is always connected with faith, and in baptism, the word of God (God's promise) gives new life to anyone who is baptised, when they are Baptised. From all of these points I hope you can see the importance of Baptism from the bibles perspective, in the bible it says that Baptism is needed for new life, a sinless life and by being Baptised we are being saved, the Bible is Gods words, so Christians follow this. ...read more.

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