Sharp Bible Course – Lesson 4


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Sharp Course - Lesson 4 - The One Baptism

Is there more than one kind of baptism acceptable to God?

There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called in one hope of your calling; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all. (Ephesians 4:4-6)

Does Jesus Christ have all authority?

And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, 'All authority has been give to Me in heaven and on earth.' (Matthew 28:18)

If you have not been baptized with the baptism authorized by the Lord Jesus Christ, should you be baptized by His authority?

And it happened, while Apollos was at Corinth, that Paul, having passed through the upper regions, came to Ephesus. And finding some disciples he said to them, 'Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?' So they said to him, 'We have not so much as heard whether there is a Holy Spirit.' And he said to them, 'Into what then were you baptized?' So they said, 'Into John's baptism.' Then Paul said, 'John indeed baptized with a baptism of repentance, saying to the people that they should believe on Him who would come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.' When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. (Acts 19:1-5)

Is water the element in which we should be baptized?

Now as they went down the road, they came to some water. And the eunuch said, 'See here is water. What hinders me from being baptized?' Then Philip said, 'If you believe with all your heart, you may.' And he answered and said, 'I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.' So he commanded the chariot to stand still. And both Philip and the eunuch went down into the water, and he baptized him. (Acts 8:36-38)

Is baptism a burial?

Or do you not know that as many of us as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His death? Therefore we were buried with Him through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life. (Romans 6:3-4)

Is sprinkling a burial?

Is pouring a burial?

Is immersion a burial?

If you had water sprinkled on you or poured on you as baptism, do you need to be immersed?

Must we believe before we can be properly baptized?

Can infants or small children believe?

Should infants or small children be baptized?

Must we repent before we can be properly baptized?

Can infants or little children repent?

Should infants or little children be baptized?

Must we repent before we can be properly baptized?

Can infants or little children repent?

Should infants or little children be baptized?

Does baptism come before salvation?

Is baptism necessary to salvation?

If you have been baptized because you thought you were already saved and as a sign of salvation, do you need to be baptized for the remission of sins?

Does baptism come before the washing away of sins?

Do you need to be baptized to have your sins washed away?

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