Congratulations! Your decision to carry out the Lord’s command to be baptized is an important step of faith and obedience.
Christian baptism is the immersion of a believer in water in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. It is an act of obedience symbolizing the believer’s faith in a crucified, buried, and risen Savior. It also symbolizes the believer’s death to sin and the ability to walk in newness of life in Jesus Christ. Being an ordinance, it is prerequisite to the privileges of church membership.
In preparing for this important event in your Christian life, please remember the following: