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60 Bible Verses about Baptism

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Matthew 3:13

Then Jesus arrived from Galilee at the Jordan coming to John, to be baptized by him.

Luke 3:21

Now when all the people were baptized, Jesus was also baptized, and while He was praying, heaven was opened,

Acts 19:3

And he said, "Into what then were you baptized?" And they said, "Into John's baptism."

Acts 16:33

And he took them that very hour of the night and washed their wounds, and immediately he was baptized, he and all his household.

Acts 8:36

As they went along the road they came to some water; and the eunuch said, "Look! Water! What prevents me from being baptized?"

John 4:2

(although Jesus Himself was not baptizing, but His disciples were),

Acts 19:4

Paul said, "John baptized with the baptism of repentance, telling the people to believe in Him who was coming after him, that is, in Jesus."

Acts 10:47

"Surely no one can refuse the water for these to be baptized who have received the Holy Spirit just as we did, can he?"

Acts 18:25

This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he was speaking and teaching accurately the things concerning Jesus, being acquainted only with the baptism of John;

1 Corinthians 1:13

Has Christ been divided? Paul was not crucified for you, was he? Or were you baptized in the name of Paul?

Acts 8:16

For He had not yet fallen upon any of them; they had simply been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.

Matthew 3:6

and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, as they confessed their sins.

Luke 7:29

When all the people and the tax collectors heard this, they acknowledged God's justice, having been baptized with the baptism of John.

Acts 19:5

When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.

John 3:22

After these things Jesus and His disciples came into the land of Judea, and there He was spending time with them and baptizing.

John 3:23

John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was much water there; and people were coming and were being baptized--

Matthew 20:22

But Jesus answered, "You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?" They said to Him, "We are able."

1 Corinthians 1:14

I thank God that I baptized none of you except Crispus and Gaius,

Matthew 3:14

But John tried to prevent Him, saying, "I have need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?"

Acts 11:16

"And I remembered the word of the Lord, how He used to say, 'John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.'

Acts 19:2

He said to them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" And they said to him, "No, we have not even heard whether there is a Holy Spirit."

Acts 8:38

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

Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death?

John 1:28

These things took place in Bethany beyond the Jordan, where John was baptizing.

Luke 20:4

"Was the baptism of John from heaven or from men?"

Acts 18:8

Crispus, the leader of the synagogue, believed in the Lord with all his household, and many of the Corinthians when they heard were believing and being baptized.

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Baptism » John's

Acts 1:22

beginning with the baptism of John until the day that He was taken up from us--one of these must become a witness with us of His resurrection."

Matthew 3:5-8

Then Jerusalem was going out to him, and all Judea and all the district around the Jordan; and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, as they confessed their sins. But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? read more.
"Therefore bear fruit in keeping with repentance;

Matthew 3:13-16

Then Jesus arrived from Galilee at the Jordan coming to John, to be baptized by him. But John tried to prevent Him, saying, "I have need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?" But Jesus answering said to him, "Permit it at this time; for in this way it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness." Then he permitted Him. read more.
After being baptized, Jesus came up immediately from the water; and behold, the heavens were opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove and lighting on Him,

Matthew 21:25

"The baptism of John was from what source, from heaven or from men?" And they began reasoning among themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' He will say to us, 'Then why did you not believe him?'

Baptism » Examples of » Administered by john the baptist

Matthew 21:25

"The baptism of John was from what source, from heaven or from men?" And they began reasoning among themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' He will say to us, 'Then why did you not believe him?'

Luke 3:12

And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?"

John 3:23

John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was much water there; and people were coming and were being baptized--

Acts 10:37

you yourselves know the thing which took place throughout all Judea, starting from Galilee, after the baptism which John proclaimed.

Matthew 3:6

and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, as they confessed their sins.

Baptism » Jesus Christ baptizing with the holy spirit

Acts 11:16

"And I remembered the word of the Lord, how He used to say, 'John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.'

Matthew 3:11-14

"As for me, I baptize you with water for repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, and I am not fit to remove His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. "His winnowing fork is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clear His threshing floor; and He will gather His wheat into the barn, but He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire." Then Jesus arrived from Galilee at the Jordan coming to John, to be baptized by him. read more.
But John tried to prevent Him, saying, "I have need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?"

Mark 1:7-9

And he was preaching, and saying, "After me One is coming who is mightier than I, and I am not fit to stoop down and untie the thong of His sandals. "I baptized you with water; but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit." In those days Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan.

Luke 3:15-21

Now while the people were in a state of expectation and all were wondering in their hearts about John, as to whether he was the Christ, John answered and said to them all, "As for me, I baptize you with water; but One is coming who is mightier than I, and I am not fit to untie the thong of His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. "His winnowing fork is in His hand to thoroughly clear His threshing floor, and to gather the wheat into His barn; but He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire." read more.
So with many other exhortations he preached the gospel to the people. But when Herod the tetrarch was reprimanded by him because of Herodias, his brother's wife, and because of all the wicked things which Herod had done, Herod also added this to them all: he locked John up in prison. Now when all the people were baptized, Jesus was also baptized, and while He was praying, heaven was opened,

More verses: John 1:29-34 Acts 19:4-6

Baptism » Significance of baptism

Romans 6:3

Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death?

Baptism » What john the baptist baptized with

Acts 11:16

"And I remembered the word of the Lord, how He used to say, 'John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.'

Matthew 3:1-11

Now in those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand." For this is the one referred to by Isaiah the prophet when he said, "THE VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, 'MAKE READY THE WAY OF THE LORD, MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT!'" read more.
Now John himself had a garment of camel's hair and a leather belt around his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey. Then Jerusalem was going out to him, and all Judea and all the district around the Jordan; and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, as they confessed their sins. But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? "Therefore bear fruit in keeping with repentance; and do not suppose that you can say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father'; for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham. "The axe is already laid at the root of the trees; therefore every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. "As for me, I baptize you with water for repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, and I am not fit to remove His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

Mark 1:7-8

And he was preaching, and saying, "After me One is coming who is mightier than I, and I am not fit to stoop down and untie the thong of His sandals. "I baptized you with water; but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit."

Luke 3:16

John answered and said to them all, "As for me, I baptize you with water; but One is coming who is mightier than I, and I am not fit to untie the thong of His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

More verses: John 1:26-34 Acts 19:4

Baptism » Of believers, encouraged

Acts 10:48

And he ordered them to be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to stay on for a few days.

More verses: Acts 22:16

Baptism » As administered by john

John 3:23

John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was much water there; and people were coming and were being baptized--

Acts 13:24

after John had proclaimed before His coming a baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.

Acts 19:4

Paul said, "John baptized with the baptism of repentance, telling the people to believe in Him who was coming after him, that is, in Jesus."

Matthew 3:5-12

Then Jerusalem was going out to him, and all Judea and all the district around the Jordan; and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, as they confessed their sins. But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? read more.
"Therefore bear fruit in keeping with repentance; and do not suppose that you can say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father'; for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham. "The axe is already laid at the root of the trees; therefore every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. "As for me, I baptize you with water for repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, and I am not fit to remove His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. "His winnowing fork is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clear His threshing floor; and He will gather His wheat into the barn, but He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire."

Baptism » Unity of the church effected by

Galatians 3:27-28

For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Baptism » Typified

1 Peter 3:20-21

who once were disobedient, when the patience of God kept waiting in the days of Noah, during the construction of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were brought safely through the water. 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 » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 3:21

Now when all the people were baptized, Jesus was also baptized, and while He was praying, heaven was opened,

Matthew 3:13

Then Jesus arrived from Galilee at the Jordan coming to John, to be baptized by him.

Mark 1:9

In those days Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan.

Baptism » Administered to » Households

1 Corinthians 1:16

Now I did baptize also the household of Stephanas; beyond that, I do not know whether I baptized any other.

Baptism » Sanctioned by Christ's submission to it

Luke 3:21

Now when all the people were baptized, Jesus was also baptized, and while He was praying, heaven was opened,

Matthew 3:13-15

Then Jesus arrived from Galilee at the Jordan coming to John, to be baptized by him. But John tried to prevent Him, saying, "I have need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?" But Jesus answering said to him, "Permit it at this time; for in this way it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness." Then he permitted Him.

Baptism » Emblematic of the influences of the holy ghost

Baptism » Water, the outward and visible sign in

Acts 8:36

As they went along the road they came to some water; and the eunuch said, "Look! Water! What prevents me from being baptized?"

Acts 10:47

"Surely no one can refuse the water for these to be baptized who have received the Holy Spirit just as we did, can he?"

Baptism » Remission of sins, signified by

Baptism » Adopted by Christ

John 3:22

After these things Jesus and His disciples came into the land of Judea, and there He was spending time with them and baptizing.

John 4:1-2

Therefore when the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John (although Jesus Himself was not baptizing, but His disciples were),

Baptism » Administered to » Individuals

Acts 8:38

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.

Acts 9:18

And immediately there fell from his eyes something like scales, and he regained his sight, and he got up and was baptized;

Baptism » Regeneration, the inward and spiritual grace of

John 3:5-6

Jesus answered, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. "That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Baptism » Faith necessary to

Acts 18:8

Crispus, the leader of the synagogue, believed in the Lord with all his household, and many of the Corinthians when they heard were believing and being baptized.

Acts 8:37

[And Philip said, "If you believe with all your heart, you may." And he answered and said, "I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God."]

Baptism » Those that have been baptized into Christ

Galatians 3:27-29

For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's descendants, heirs according to promise.

Baptism » Baptizing all nations

Matthew 28:18-20

And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age."

Baptism » Appointed an ordinance of the Christian church

Matthew 28:19-20

"Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age."

Baptism » There being one baptism

Ephesians 4:4-6

There is one body and one Spirit, just as also you were called in one hope of your calling; one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all who is over all and through all and in all.

Baptism » Baptism saving

1 Peter 3:20-21

who once were disobedient, when the patience of God kept waiting in the days of Noah, during the construction of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were brought safely through the water. 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 » Those that believe and are baptized

Mark 16:16-19

"He who has believed and has been baptized shall be saved; but he who has disbelieved shall be condemned. "These signs will accompany those who have believed: in My name they will cast out demons, they will speak with new tongues; they will pick up serpents, and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover." read more.
So then, when the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.

Baptism » To be administered in the name of the father, the son, and the holy ghost

Baptism » There is but one

Baptism » Confession of sin necessary to

Matthew 3:6

and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, as they confessed their sins.

Baptism » Examples of » Philippian jailer and household

Acts 16:33

And he took them that very hour of the night and washed their wounds, and immediately he was baptized, he and all his household.

Baptism » Examples of » Lydia of thyatira

Baptism » Examples of » Believers at pentecost

Baptism » Examples of » Believers in corinth

Acts 18:8

Crispus, the leader of the synagogue, believed in the Lord with all his household, and many of the Corinthians when they heard were believing and being baptized.

Baptism » Examples of » The ethiopian eunuch

Acts 8:38

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.

Baptism » Examples of » Converts in samaria

Baptism » Examples of » Ephesian disciples

Acts 19:5

When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.

Baptism » Examples of » Saul of tarsus

Acts 9:18

And immediately there fell from his eyes something like scales, and he regained his sight, and he got up and was baptized;

Baptism » The reward for being baptized in the name of jesus Christ

Baptism » Repentance necessary to

John's » Baptism

Matthew 21:25

"The baptism of John was from what source, from heaven or from men?" And they began reasoning among themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' He will say to us, 'Then why did you not believe him?'

Luke 3:12

And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?"

John 3:23

John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was much water there; and people were coming and were being baptized--

Acts 10:37

you yourselves know the thing which took place throughout all Judea, starting from Galilee, after the baptism which John proclaimed.

Matthew 3:6

and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, as they confessed their sins.

Topics on Baptism

Baptism Of The Holy Spirit

46;12;13

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.

Baptism, Administered By

44;2;1

When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place.

Baptism, Features Of

44;10;47

"Surely no one can refuse the water for these to be baptized who have received the Holy Spirit just as we did, can he?"

Baptism, in the Gospels

2;30;19-20

"Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet from it;

Baptism, Places Used

41;1;5-10

And all the country of Judea was going out to him, and all the people of Jerusalem; and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, confessing their sins.

Baptism, practice of

40;28;19

"Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,

Baptism, significance of

42;12;50

"But I have a baptism to undergo, and how distressed I am until it is accomplished!

Christ's Baptism

40;3;13

Then Jesus arrived from Galilee at the Jordan coming to John, to be baptized by him.

Christian Baptism

43;3;22

After these things Jesus and His disciples came into the land of Judea, and there He was spending time with them and baptizing.

John's Baptism

43;3;23

John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was much water there; and people were coming and were being baptized--

Water For Baptism

40;3;11

"As for me, I baptize you with water for repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, and I am not fit to remove His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

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