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September 2, 2014

Does the Great Commission command us to be water baptized?

It is not uncommon for Christians to believe that water baptism is required as the means by which a person enters into a saving relationship with Christ. And it’s true that Jesus commanded his apostles to baptize in the Great Commission. But was Jesus referring to baptism in water or baptism in the Holy Spirit?

For more information on
the roles and forms of baptism in the New Testament, please see our:

Baptism Study

Q:I'm new here. Where should I get started?
The arrangement of topics to the left provides a recommended reading order. It is designed to reflect a step-by-step progression from more basic topics to more complex ones. However, it is not necessary to follow this order. Those who are more familiar with certain topics may easily read whichever studies are of interest without first going through all of the earlier topics in the list.

systematic theology:
a reading guide

logical fallacies
a list of false
arguments