Verses on Baptism




John 3:5

Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.

Eternal life

Mark 16:16

He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned.


Matthew 28:19

Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.

God’s Commandment

Titus 3:5

According to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit.


Acts 2:38

Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Remission of sins

Acts 8:38

Both Philip and the eunuch went down into the water, and he baptized him.

By Immersion

Acts 16:33

Immediately he [the prison keeper] and all his family were baptized.

Baptism of whole families

Galatians 3:27

For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.

Putting on Christ

Ephesians 5:26

That He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word

Cleansing of sins

Romans 6:3,4

As many of us as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His death ... Therefore we were buried with Him through baptism into death

Buried with Christ

Ephesians 4:5

There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called in one hope of your calling; one Lord, one faith, one baptism ...

One Baptism

Hebrews 6

The doctrine of baptisms, of laying on of hands, of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment

Church Doctrine

Acts 22:16   Arise and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on the name of the Lord. Washing away sins
I Corinthians 10:2   All were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea Old Testament Baptism
I Corinthians 12:13   For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body - whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free - and have all been made to drink into one Spirit. Membership in Christ’s Body
Matthew 3:16   When He had been baptized, Jesus came up immediately from the water; and behold, the heavens were opened to Him

Baptism of our Lord

By Immersion
Colossians 2:11,12   In Him you were also circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body of the sins of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ, buried with Him in baptism, in which you also were raised with Him through faith in the working of God

New Testament Circumcision

 Buried with Christ

Resurrected with Christ
Acts 10:47,48   Can anyone forbid water, that these should not be baptized who have received the Holy Spirit just as we have?  And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord. Baptism of whole households
Acts 16:15   She and her household were baptized Baptism of whole households
Acts 18:8   Then Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed on the Lord with all his household.  And many of the Corinthians, hearing, believed and were baptized. Baptism of whole households