Acts 2:38 (NASB) And Peter said to them,“Repent, and let each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
1 Peter 3:21 (NASB) And corresponding to that, baptism now saves you– not the removal of dirt from the flesh, but an appeal to God for a good conscience– through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
Baptism Puts One into Christ
In Ephesians 1:22-23 (KJV), Note: the church, Which is his body.
Metaphorically the church and the body represent the same thing.
The church as described world wide represents the body as a whole and the makeup of the church are christians which have been baptized into the church the (body).
We are put into christ by being baptised into his body which is the church.
List of Verses
◾1 Corinthians 12:13 (KJV)
◾Romans 6:3 (NASB
◾1 Corinthians 12:13 (NASB)
◾Galatians 3:27 (NASB)
1 Corinthians 12:13 (KJV) For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.
Romans 6:3 (NASB) Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death?
1 Corinthians 12:13 (NASB) For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free, and we were all made to drink of one Spirit.
Galatians 3:27 (NASB) For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.
Baptism a Burial
Metaphorically when baptised we go down into the water a burial and when we come out of the water we are a new man, all past sins have forgiven.
In Romans 6:3 we see how when baptised we are baptised into his death.
and Romans 6:4 so we too might walk in newness of life.
List of Verses
◾Acts 8:38 (NASB)
◾Romans 6:3-9 (NASB)
◾Colossians 2:12 (NASB)
Acts 8:38 (NASB) And he ordered the chariot to stop; and they both went down into the water, Philip as well as the eunuch; and he baptized him.
Romans 6:3-9 (NASB) 3 Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death? 4 Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, in order that as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life. 5 For if we have become united with Him in the likeness of His death, certainly we shall be also in the likeness of His resurrection, 6 knowing this, that our old self was crucified with Him,that our body of sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves to sin; 7 for he who has died is freed from sin. 8 Now if we have died with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with Him, 9 knowing that Christ, having been raised from the dead, is never to die again; death no longer is master over Him.
Colossians 2:12 (NASB) having been buried with Him in baptism, in which you were also raised up with Him through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from the dead.