What You Need to Know About Baptism
What You Need to Know About Baptism

What You Need to Know About Baptism

What is the purpose of human life? Are we here for a reason? Does the Bible provide answers for these questions? What does the Bible mean when it talks about repentance, baptism and conversion? Inside this booklet you will find the answers to these questions.

This booklet was previously titled The Road to Eternal Life.


The Road to Eternal Life

What does the Bible mean when it talks about repentance and conversion?

Repentance: Your First Step

Jesus and His Apostles Affirm the Need to Obey God's Commandments

Grace and Works of Obedience

Through God's grace, the gift of eternal life is given to those who demonstrate their faith in God by their obedience and repentance.

The Crucial Role of Faith

What is faith, and what role does it play in the process of repentance leading to baptism and salvation?

Water Baptism and Laying On of Hands

Inorder to receive the Holy Spirit you must repent, take part in water baptism and laying on of hands.

Should Children Be Baptized?

Baptism must wait until we are mature enough to understand repentance.

Should We Want to Be Baptized With Fire?

Those refusing to repent and change their way of thinking will be consumed by fire.

Forgiveness of Sin

Forgiveness is possible through repentance and understanding Christ's perfect sacrifice.

Staying the Course

When you respond to God's calling through repentance and baptism, many blessings and opportunities await you. Your mind will change.

We're Baptized Into a Spiritual Body

One is not baptized into any sect or denomination. Rather, one becomes a member of the spiritual Body of Christ.

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