"Because to us in Baptism, a new life He hath given, a better birth than that of earth, and made us heirs of Heaven." - Cecil Frances Alexander

Interested in Baptism?

We are so excited that you’re interested in learning more about baptism.
At LifeSong we celebrate people's decision to follow Christ and we recognize that Baptism is an essential part of that process.
Here are a few things to consider.

Who should be baptized?

Everyone who is willing to repent of their sins and confess their belief in Christ should be baptized (Matthew 28:19; Acts 2:38-39).

How should I get baptized?

The word for “baptism” in the New Testament is the Greek word baptizo, which means “to immerse in water.”
The New Testament says baptism represents the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ (Romans 6:1-5).
Baptism serves as a symbol of the burial of the old self and the resurrection of the believer’s soul to walk in life with Christ.
Therefore, at LifeSong, we baptize people by immersing them in water.

When should I be Baptized?

A person should be baptized at the time he or she trusts in Christ.
The Bible teaches we are saved by grace through faith (Ephesians 2:8).
In the New Testament church, a person’s baptism was always the first expression of their faith.
 Therefore, baptism was not just a symbol or a memorial of faith, but was intended to offer a means of union with Christ and a benchmark of transformation
marking the place and time a person made a commitment to Christ (Romans 6:1-8).

Why should I be baptized?

A person should be baptized to follow the example of Christ (Matthew 3:13-17),
to obey Christ’s command (Matthew 28:18),
to accept forgiveness of sins (Acts 2:38; 22:16),
to receive the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:38),
to express trust in Christ (Acts 8:12-13),
and to testify to God’s work in his or her life (Romans 6:1-8; Galatians 3:27).
The only method by which the human soul can be wiped clean of sin is through the blood of Christ (Hebrews 9:27-10:7),
and this “washing away” of sin is most clearly symbolized in the act of baptism (Acts 22:16; 1 Peter 3:21).

Should someone ever be rebaptized?

Rebaptism is encouraged for those who lack confidence in their initial baptism experience because they don’t remember it, they were coerced, or their heart was not right with God at the time.
Anyone who has fallen into sin after having been baptized should repent and seek forgiveness, but rebaptism is not necessary (Acts 8:13-24).

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