Baptism- A Newly Baptismal Candidate needs to know what they are agreeing to because
there are many man make Doctrines that have been added to many of Christendom’s Churches.
Read STATEMENTsOf-Beliefs Notice-First all that in the First Century when people got
baptized then there were no formulated words quoted (More Details on this in Baptism History)
Whoever Baptizes a person–They should fully explain the Bottom-Line of Baptism–Meaning when a person
gets baptized they have already left your former Way of Life and have agreed to do the Father’s Will— Matt 7:21
Administered through Jesus Christ--God’s Only Begotten First Born Spirit Son.
Before Getting Baptized.
Nowhere in the Bible is it stated that anyone got Baptized after the Baptizer quoted the words I Baptize
When a person gets baptized they receive the free gift of the Holy Spirit Open gift+of+the+holy
" 5 When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. (Compare Matt-28-18.htm)
When the believed that Jesus was the Messiah
(not a trinity) They were baptized–Review Prerequisite.htm
What Prerequisite knowledge and beliefs Did the 1ST Century
Today there is more to know
It Took Approximately 66 years to complete the Greek Scriptures ( The NT )
The Bible WasCompleted Sometime about 98 C.E.
First Book Completed was Matthew about 41 C.E. and The Last Books were John and -1Jn-2-3- John 98 C.E. -Revelations 96 C.E.
The point here is that the 2nd century Christians onward had the completed Bible and
there was much more to agree with after the completed. Bible then after Pentecost in 33 C.E.
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Name of Book: Matthew
Writing Completed (C.E.): c. 41
Time Covered: 2 B.C.E.–33 C.E.
Name of Book: Revelation
Writer: Apostle John
Writing Completed (C.E.): c. 96
Name of Book: 3 John
Writer: Apostle John
Writing Completed (C.E.): c. 98
Christ our passover has been sacrificed.—1 Cor. 5:7.
Since Jesus was sinless, his death was a sacrifice of great value. By means of it, Jesus provided deliverance from sin and death for faithful descendants of Adam and Eve. Jesus’ death on the tree was the ‘bruising in the heel’ of the promised Seed. (Gen3-15.htm Heb 9-11-14 )
Jesus died on Nisan 14, 33 C.E. In
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2. Was the Trinitarian Formula Used in New Testament Times?
3. Was Christian Baptism Really a New Ordinance?
4. Should Infants Be Baptized?
5. Why Did Paul not Baptize?
6. What Is the Baptism for the Dead?
2. Was the Trinitarian Formula Used in New Testament Times?:
No record of such use can be discovered in the Ac or the epistles of the apostles. The baptisms recorded in the New Testament after the Day of Pentecost are administered "in the name of Jesus Christ" (Acts 2:38), "into the name of the Lord Jesus" (Acts 8:16), "into Christ" (Romans 6:3; Galatians 3:27). This difficulty was considered by the Fathers; Ambrose says:
Quod verbo tacitum fuerat, expressum est fide, "What had not been expressed in word, was expressed by faith." On close inspection the difficulty is found to rest on the assumption that the above are records of baptismal formulas used on those occasions. The fact is that these records contain no baptismal formula at all, but "merely state that such persons were baptized as acknowledged Jesus to be the Lord and the Christ" (Plummer). The same can be said of any person baptized in our day with the Trinitarian formula. That this formula was the established usage in the Christian church is proven by records of baptisms in Justin (Apol., I, 61) and Tertullian (Adv. Prax., XXVI). 3. Was Christian Baptism Really a New Ordinance?:
practiced among the Jews prior to the solemn inauguration of this ordinance by
the risen Christ. The ceremonial washings of the Jews are classed with the
transient forms of the Levitical worship (Hebrews 9:9,10), which had not been intended to endure except
"until a time of reformation." They were removed when Christian
baptism was erected into an abiding ordinance of the
The command in Matthew 28:19; Mark 16:16 is
all-embracing; so is the statement concerning the necessity of baptism in John 3:5. After
reading these statements, one feels inclined, not to ask, Should infants be
baptized? but Why should they not be baptized? The
onus probandi rests on those who reject infant baptism. The desire to have
their infants baptized must have been manifested on the day when the first
three thousand were baptized at
5. Why Did Paul not Baptize?:
Paul did baptize
Crispus, Gaius and Stephanas with his household. These baptisms he performed at
"not so much to baptize as to preach" (Farrar in Pulpit Commentary). If they are taken in any other sense, it is impossible to protect Paul against the charge that he did something that he was not authorized to do, when he baptized Crispus, etc.
6. What Is the Baptism for the Dead?:
1 Corinthians 15:29 is sometimes taken to mean that the early Christians practiced baptism by proxy. After they had been converted to Christianity, it is held, they desired to convey the benefits of their faith to their departed friends who had died in paganism, by having themselves baptized "in their behalf," perhaps on their graves. We have no evidence from history that such a practice prevailed in the early Christian churches. Nor does the text suggest it. The Greek preposition huper expresses also the motive that may prompt a person to a certain action. In this case the motive was suggested by the dead, namely, by the dead in so far as they shall rise. The context shows this to be the meaning:
If a person has sought baptism in view of the fact that the dead are to rise to be judged, his baptism is valueless, if the dead do not rise.
See BAPTISM FOR THE DEAD.
W. H. T. Dau
2 Corinthians 5:18–6:2; Revelation 22:17.
But all things are from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of the reconciliation, 19 namely, that God was by means of Christ reconciling a world to himself, not reckoning to them their trespasses, and he committed the word of the reconciliation to us.
20 We are therefore ambassadors substituting for Christ, as though God were making entreaty through us. As substitutes for Christ we beg: “Become reconciled to God.” 21 The one who did not know sin he made to be sin for us, that we might become God’s righteousness by means of him.
6 Working together with him, we also entreat YOU not to accept the undeserved kindness of God and miss its purpose. 2 For he says: “In an acceptable time I heard you, and in a day of salvation I helped you.” Look! Now is the especially acceptable time. Look! Now is the day of salvation.
17 And the spirit and the bride keep on saying: “Come!” And let anyone hearing say: “Come!” And let anyone thirsting come; let anyone that wishes take life’s water free.