Is baptism necessary for us to be saved?

Concerning the necessity of baptism for salvation, the Scriptures teach that it is as necessary as anything else that God commands us to do in order to be saved, forgiven. That is, we must believe in Jesus as the Son of God, repent of our sins, confess Him to be the Son of God and be baptized in order to be forgiven. I believe this because the Scriptures plainly teach it. Jesus authorized the apostles to baptize people for forgiveness of sins and that’s exactly what they did.

How many times can a person be baptized?

Question How many times can a person be baptized? Are there any scriptures that can be used as examples of someone being re-baptized?  Answer Yes, there is an example of people being baptized after they had previously been baptized. Before I get to that, let me state...

In whose name should we be baptized?

Question If the name of Jesus is good enough to end a prayer with then why don’t people Baptize in his name? That is what the Apostles did. I can not find one person who was baptize in the name of the Father,Son and Holy Ghost can you.  Answer First, we do not...

What about different methods of baptism?

Question Different denominations teach different methods of baptism. They are either sprinkled or actually pushed down into the water and then brought up. Are there any Scriptures that support this one way or another? It would seem that the pushing down and being...

What about the thief on the cross?

Question WHAT ABOUT THE THIEF ON THE CROSS ? WHY CAN’T YOU ANSWER THIS ONE ? IS IT BECAUSE YOU DON’T HAVE AN ANSWER?  Answer As to this question and any other, in and of myself, I have no answers, but I believe the Word of God has the answer to this and...