Deeply Rooted Pt. 4 – Baptism

02.12.17 – Dave Riddle

Key Passages:

  • Romans 6:1-14
  • Matthew 28:19

Why Immersion?

  • baptizo (Greek: βαπτίζω) – to dip repeatedly, to immerse, to submerge (of sunken vessels).
  • it is the regular practice in the New Testament, the apostolic age, and beyond.

It’s open identification with Jesus and His death.

  • Romans 6:3

It demonstrates the impact of Jesus’ work for us and in us.

  • Romans 6:6-8

It displays the sufficiency of Jesus’ sacrifice.

  • Romans 6:9-10
  • 1 Peter 3:18

It reminds each believer of the call to follow.

  • Romans 6:11
  • Galatians 2:20
    • “I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me.”