Tag: Baptism

Preparing for Water Baptism: Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Water Baptism Lesson Series
Biblical vector illustration of Jesus, receiving water baptism in the hands of John the Baptist.

Lesson Objectives

Welcome to the third and final lesson on preparing for water baptism. This series of lessons is for people who want to know more about water baptism and be prepared for this step in their Christian walk. In this lesson, we will focus on salvation is not dependent on Baptism, the reason for baptism by immersion, and a few other miscellaneous factors pertaining to water baptism.

At the end of this lesson, both the student and the teacher would decide if the student is ready to be baptized. Also see that you are free to download, copy, print, share and use this note for teaching others as long as the original idea is not altered and republished elsewhere or on the web. [Used with permission from the Assemblies of God of Ceylon. Scripture quotations are taken from the Amplified® Bible (AMP), Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation. Used by permission. www.lockman.org]

Sermon: Biblical Perspectives of Water Baptism

Photo of a man being Baptised in Water.


Some form of water baptism is almost universally practiced in all religions. It is not distinctively Christian, although Jesus adopted it as a way of His followers identifying with Christianity. Today it has come to be more commonly identified with Christianity, some even believing water baptism to be synonymous with salvation. But, just how important is water baptism? Let’s take a walk through scripture to see: [A sermon preached by Dr. Arnold Lastinger. Published with permission]

Sermon: Why does the Holy Spirit Baptism Matter?

People at prayer and worship.


The Holy Spirit Baptism must not be confused with the initial regeneration work of the Holy Spirit, which takes place in a person that accepts Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. He can be regenerated and indwelt by the Holy Spirit, but miss the actual baptism.

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