M.O.S. Step 3

"Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls." - Acts 2:41

There are only two ordianances given by Christ for every believer to observe: Baptism and the Lord's Supper. When we get baptized, we are obeying the command of Christ and we are presenting a physical testimony of what has taken place in our heart. Baptism is only symbolic; it does not save! Anytime someone in the Bible gets baptized, it is following salvation.

Use your Bible to find out the answers to all of these important questions.
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Ordinance: 1. A rule established by authority; a permanent rule of action. 2. Observance commanded. 3. Established rite or ceremony.
The Greek root word for baptism is baptizo (bap-tid-zo) which means "to immerse, submerge; to make whelmed'. Biblical baptism is literally going down into the water, being "buried" under it, and "rising again."


1. What does a beleiver show by being baptized? (Romans 6:3-4; Colosssians 2:12)

2. The baptism of ____________ emphasizes the importance God places on baptism. (Matthew 3:13-16)

3. Matthew 28:19-20 tells us that ___________ commanded me to be baptized.

4. What is required before baptism? (Acts 8:12-13)

5. Jesus is speaking in John 14:15 when it says, "If ye love me ____________________."

6. Read the following passages and determine which came first - baptism or belief:
Acts 2:41 _____________ Acts 16:30-33 _____________ Acts 18:8 ____________

7. Baptism has nothing to do with the cleansing of our sin, but is "the answer of a _________________." (I Peter 3:20-21)

8. Acts 8:36-39 shows that _______________ is required before a person can be Scripturally baptized; therefore, we can conclude that it is impossible for babies to be sprinkled or baptized to ensure that they will go to Heaven.



Memory Verses:

Romans 6:3-4 (KJV)
"Know ye 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 unto 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."

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