Baptism is a cornerstone to our Christian beliefs. John the Baptist was ordained by God to be the predecessor of Jesus - he preached about His coming and even baptized Jesus. Being baptized is an important part of Christianity and although not everyone gets baptized, it's an important part of our beliefs that you should be knowledgable about. That's why we gathered together these Bible verses on baptism - so that you could learn more about this important part of Christianity!
And I knew him not: but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said to me, On whom you shall see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he which baptizes with the Holy Ghost.
Jesus answered, Truly, truly, I say to you, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim, because there was much water there: and they came, and were baptized.
For John truly baptized with water; but you shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence.
Beginning from the baptism of John, to that same day that he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.
Then Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added to them about three thousand souls.
Then Simon himself believed also: and when he was baptized, he continued with Philip, and wondered, beholding the miracles and signs which were done.
And immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales: and he received sight immediately, and arose, and was baptized.
Then remembered I the word of the Lord, how that he said, John indeed baptized with water; but you shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost.
Then said Paul, John truly baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying to the people, that they should believe on him which should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.
When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
And now why tarry you? arise, and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on the name of the Lord.
Know you not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?
Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.
1 Corinthians 12:13
For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.
For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.
1 Peter 3:21
The like figure whereunto even baptism does also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ: