Are you contradicting St. Peter in Scripture, now?<quoted text>
BAPTism does NO CLEANSING ..YOU HAVE to BELIEVE it why would YOU. appeal to GOD...
38 And Peter said to them,“Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ FOR THE FORGIVENESS OF YOUR SINS; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
16 And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized, and WASH AWAY YOUR SINS, calling on his name.
3 Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? 4 We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.
11 In him also you were circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body of flesh in the circumcision of Christ; 12 and you were buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the working of God, who raised him from the dead. 13 And you, who were dead in trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses,