10 February, 2013
Baptism: Your Bridge to Holiness
1. We have been created in the image of a ____________-building of God2. Jesus understood the ____________ of the river of sin3. God gave us ________________ of baptism long beforethe practice was ever implemented, 1 Pet 3:20-214. Baptism is a bridge ______________ water, not just over water
Why Is Your BaptismSo Important?
1. Baptism is ____________________ 2. Baptism is ____________________,
1 Cor 10:1-2
3. Baptism is ____________________ 4. Baptism is not asacrament, but it is ____________,
Rom 6:7; Gal 2:201 Cor 10:1-2
Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye shouldbe ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud,and all passed through the sea; And were all baptized untoMoses in the cloud and in the sea;
The actions of baptism symbolize our ____________________________ with the death, burialand resurrection of Jesus Christ, Rom 6:4.
Either baptism is everything God says it is or it’s not,and if it is you’ve got to recognize your new identity, andacknowledge your new ______________.
Baptism means there are some things you have torecognize you
died to, so you can
like you have diedto, so you can finally be ________ to.
What Baptism Is Not
A. Baptism is in response to ____________ and not physicalbirthB. Baptism is not “rantism” but __________________ C. Baptism is not the culmination of a catechism but thebeginning of a process of ________________________,
Rom 6:5-6 Gal 2:20
I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet
not I, but Christ
liveth in me: and the life which I now livein the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who lovedme, and gave himself for me.
There is one target all of us who are believers can aimfor: to identify with Jesusand decide to be ________________