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New Believer

First Steps For New Believers: The decision to follow Jesus is just the beginning of our spiritual journey. It is not just a moment in time but the start of change in our lives. We must learn how to understand what God desires, how to communicate with Him, and how to start living a life cantered around our commitment to follow Him. This simple devotional walks you through each of these initial steps.

Why should I be baptized?

  1. To follow the example set by Christ. (Mark 1:9)

  2. Because Christ asks us to. (Matthew 28:19-20)

  3. It demonstrates that I really am a believer. (Acts 18:8) (1 John 2:3)

What is the meaning of baptism?

  1. It is a public demonstration that you are a follower of Christ and His Teaching (Matthew 28:19-20)

  2. It symbolizes spiritual cleansing. (1 Corinthians 6:11)

  3. It pictures the true meaning of salvation. (Romans 6:1-4) (Ephesians 2:8-9)

  4. Baptism doesn’t make you a believer - it shows that you already believe.

Why be baptized by immersion?

  1. Because Jesus was baptized that way. (Matthew 3:16)

  2. Every baptism in the Bible was by immersion. (Acts 8:38-39)

  3. The word “baptize” (baptizo) means “to immerse in water.”

Who should be baptized?

Every person who Believes in Christ. (Acts 2:41)  (Acts 8:12)

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Now that you have accepted Jesus Christ as the leader and forgiver of your life, the next step in your faith journey is to be baptized in water.

Acts 2:41


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