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60 Bible Verses about Baptism

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Matthew 3:13

Then comes Jesus from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptised of him;

Luke 3:21

And it came to pass, all the people having been baptised, and Jesus having been baptised and praying, that the heaven was opened,

Acts 19:3

And he said, To what then were ye baptised? And they said, To the baptism of John.

Acts 16:33

And he took them the same hour of the night and washed them from their stripes; and was baptised, he and all his straightway.

Acts 8:36

And as they went along the way, they came upon a certain water, and the eunuch says, Behold water; what hinders my being baptised?

John 4:2

(however, Jesus himself did not baptise, but his disciples),

Acts 19:4

And Paul said, John indeed baptised with the baptism of repentance, saying to the people that they should believe on him that was coming after him, that is, on Jesus.

Acts 10:47

Can any one forbid water that these should not be baptised, who have received the Holy Spirit as we also did?

Acts 18:25

He was instructed in the way of the Lord, and being fervent in his spirit, he spoke and taught exactly the things concerning Jesus, knowing only the baptism of John.

1 Corinthians 1:13

Is the Christ divided? has Paul been crucified for you? or have ye been baptised unto the name of Paul?

Acts 8:16

for he was not yet fallen upon any of them, only they were baptised to the name of the Lord Jesus.

Luke 7:29

(And all the people who heard it, and the tax-gatherers, justified God, having been baptised with the baptism of John;

Acts 19:5

And when they heard that, they were baptised to the name of the Lord Jesus.

John 3:22

After these things came Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judaea; and there he abode with them and baptised.

John 3:23

And John also was baptising in Aenon, near Salim, because there was a great deal of water there; and they came to him and were baptised:

Matthew 20:22

And Jesus answering said, Ye know not what ye ask. Can ye drink the cup which I am about to drink? They say to him, We are able.

1 Corinthians 1:14

I thank God that I have baptised none of you, unless Crispus and Gaius,

Matthew 3:14

but John urgently forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptised of thee; and comest thou to me?

Acts 11:16

And I remembered the word of the Lord, how he said, John baptised with water, but ye shall be baptised with the Holy Spirit.

Luke 12:50

But I have a baptism to be baptised with, and how am I straitened until it shall have been accomplished!

Acts 19:2

he said to them, Did ye receive the Holy Spirit when ye had believed? And they said to him, We did not even hear if the Holy Spirit was come.

Acts 8:38

And he commanded the chariot to stop. And they went down both to the water, both Philip and the eunuch, and he baptised him.

Romans 6:3

Are you ignorant that we, as many as have been baptised unto Christ Jesus, have been baptised unto his death?

John 1:28

These things took place in Bethany, across the Jordan, where John was baptising.

Luke 20:4

The baptism of John, was it of heaven or of men?

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Baptism » John's

Acts 1:22

beginning from the baptism of John until the day in which he was taken up from us, one of these should be a witness with us of his resurrection.

Matthew 3:5-8

Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the country round the Jordan, and were baptised by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins. But seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Offspring of vipers, who has forewarned you to flee from the coming wrath? read more.
Produce therefore fruit worthy of repentance.

Matthew 3:13-16

Then comes Jesus from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptised of him; but John urgently forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptised of thee; and comest thou to me? But Jesus answering said to him, Suffer it now; for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffers him. read more.
And Jesus, having been baptised, went up straightway from the water, and lo, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove, and coming upon him:

Matthew 21:25

The baptism of John, whence was it? of heaven or of men? And they reasoned among themselves, saying, If we should say, Of heaven, he will say to us, Why then have ye not believed him?

Baptism » Examples of » Administered by john the baptist

Matthew 21:25

The baptism of John, whence was it? of heaven or of men? And they reasoned among themselves, saying, If we should say, Of heaven, he will say to us, Why then have ye not believed him?

Luke 3:12

And tax-gatherers came also to be baptised, and they said to him, Teacher, what should we do?

John 3:23

And John also was baptising in Aenon, near Salim, because there was a great deal of water there; and they came to him and were baptised:

Acts 10:37

ye know; the testimony which has spread through the whole of Judaea, beginning from Galilee after the baptism which John preached --

Baptism » Jesus Christ baptizing with the holy spirit

Acts 11:16

And I remembered the word of the Lord, how he said, John baptised with water, but ye shall be baptised with the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 3:11-14

I indeed baptise you with water to repentance, but he that comes after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not fit to bear; he shall baptise you with the Holy Spirit and fire; whose winnowing fan is in his hand, and he shall thoroughly purge his threshing-floor, and shall gather his wheat into the garner, but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable. Then comes Jesus from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptised of him; read more.
but John urgently forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptised of thee; and comest thou to me?

Mark 1:7-9

And he preached, saying, There comes he that is mightier than I after me, the thong of whose sandals I am not fit to stoop down and unloose. I indeed have baptised you with water, but he shall baptise you with the Holy Spirit. And it came to pass in those days that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptised by John at the Jordan.

Luke 3:15-21

But as the people were in expectation, and all were reasoning in their hearts concerning John whether he might be the Christ, John answered all, saying, I indeed baptise you with water, but the mightier than I is coming, the thong of whose sandals I am not fit to unloose; he shall baptise you with the Holy Spirit and fire; whose winnowing-fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his threshing-floor, and will gather the wheat into his garner, but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable. read more.
Exhorting then many other things also he announced his glad tidings to the people. But Herod the tetrarch, being reproved by him as to Herodias, the wife of his brother, and as to all the wicked things which Herod had done, added this also to all the rest, that he shut up John in prison. And it came to pass, all the people having been baptised, and Jesus having been baptised and praying, that the heaven was opened,

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

Baptism » Significance of baptism

Romans 6:3

Are you ignorant that we, as many as have been baptised unto Christ Jesus, have been baptised unto his death?

Baptism » What john the baptist baptized with

Acts 11:16

And I remembered the word of the Lord, how he said, John baptised with water, but ye shall be baptised with the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 3:1-11

Now in those days comes John the baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea, and saying, Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn nigh. For this is he who has been spoken of through Esaias the prophet, saying, Voice of him that crieth in the wilderness: prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight his paths. read more.
And John himself had his garment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins, and his nourishment was locusts and wild honey. Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the country round the Jordan, and were baptised by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins. But seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Offspring of vipers, who has forewarned you to flee from the coming wrath? Produce therefore fruit worthy of repentance. And do not think to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for our father; for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham. And already the axe is applied to the root of the trees; every tree therefore not producing good fruit is cut down and cast into the fire. I indeed baptise you with water to repentance, but he that comes after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not fit to bear; he shall baptise you with the Holy Spirit and fire;

Mark 1:7-8

And he preached, saying, There comes he that is mightier than I after me, the thong of whose sandals I am not fit to stoop down and unloose. I indeed have baptised you with water, but he shall baptise you with the Holy Spirit.

Luke 3:16

John answered all, saying, I indeed baptise you with water, but the mightier than I is coming, the thong of whose sandals I am not fit to unloose; he shall baptise 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 commanded them to be baptised in the name of the Lord. Then they begged him to stay some days.

More verses: Acts 22:16

Baptism » As administered by john

John 3:23

And John also was baptising in Aenon, near Salim, because there was a great deal of water there; and they came to him and were baptised:

Acts 13:24

John having proclaimed before the face of his entry among the people the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.

Acts 19:4

And Paul said, John indeed baptised with the baptism of repentance, saying to the people that they should believe on him that was coming after him, that is, on Jesus.

Matthew 3:5-12

Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the country round the Jordan, and were baptised by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins. But seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Offspring of vipers, who has forewarned you to flee from the coming wrath? read more.
Produce therefore fruit worthy of repentance. And do not think to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for our father; for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham. And already the axe is applied to the root of the trees; every tree therefore not producing good fruit is cut down and cast into the fire. I indeed baptise you with water to repentance, but he that comes after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not fit to bear; he shall baptise you with the Holy Spirit and fire; whose winnowing fan is in his hand, and he shall thoroughly purge his threshing-floor, and shall gather his wheat into the garner, but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.

Baptism » Unity of the church effected by

Galatians 3:27-28

For ye, as many as have been baptised unto Christ, have put on Christ. There is no Jew nor Greek; there is no bondman nor freeman; there is no male and female; for ye are all one in Christ Jesus:

Baptism » Typified

1 Peter 3:20-21

heretofore disobedient, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah while the ark was preparing, into which few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water: which figure also now saves you, even baptism, not a putting away of the filth of flesh, but the demand as before God of a good conscience, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

Baptism » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 3:21

And it came to pass, all the people having been baptised, and Jesus having been baptised and praying, that the heaven was opened,

Matthew 3:13

Then comes Jesus from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptised of him;

Mark 1:9

And it came to pass in those days that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptised by John at the Jordan.

Baptism » Administered to » Households

1 Corinthians 1:16

Yes, I baptised also the house of Stephanas; for the rest I know not if I have baptised any other.

Baptism » Sanctioned by Christ's submission to it

Luke 3:21

And it came to pass, all the people having been baptised, and Jesus having been baptised and praying, that the heaven was opened,

Matthew 3:13-15

Then comes Jesus from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptised of him; but John urgently forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptised of thee; and comest thou to me? But Jesus answering said to him, Suffer it now; for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffers him.

Baptism » Emblematic of the influences of the holy ghost

Baptism » Water, the outward and visible sign in

Acts 8:36

And as they went along the way, they came upon a certain water, and the eunuch says, Behold water; what hinders my being baptised?

Acts 10:47

Can any one forbid water that these should not be baptised, who have received the Holy Spirit as we also did?

Baptism » Remission of sins, signified by

Baptism » Adopted by Christ

John 3:22

After these things came Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judaea; and there he abode with them and baptised.

John 4:1-2

When therefore the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus makes and baptises more disciples than John (however, Jesus himself did not baptise, but his disciples),

Baptism » Administered to » Individuals

Acts 8:38

And he commanded the chariot to stop. And they went down both to the water, both Philip and the eunuch, and he baptised him.

Acts 9:18

And straightway there fell from his eyes as it were scales, and he saw, and rising up was baptised;

Baptism » Regeneration, the inward and spiritual grace of

John 3:5-6

Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except any one be born of water and of 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

Baptism » Those that have been baptized into Christ

Galatians 3:27-29

For ye, as many as have been baptised unto Christ, have put on Christ. There is no Jew nor Greek; there is no bondman nor freeman; there is no male and female; for ye are all one in Christ Jesus: but if ye are of Christ, then ye are Abraham's seed, heirs according to promise.

Baptism » Baptizing all nations

Matthew 28:18-20

And Jesus coming up spoke to them, saying, All power has been given me in heaven and upon earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptising them to the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit; teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have enjoined you. And behold, I am with you all the days, until the completion of the age.

Baptism » Appointed an ordinance of the Christian church

Matthew 28:19-20

Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptising them to the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit; teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have enjoined you. And behold, I am with you all the days, until the completion of the age.

Baptism » There being one baptism

Ephesians 4:4-6

There is one body and one Spirit, as ye have been also 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 us all.

Baptism » Baptism saving

1 Peter 3:20-21

heretofore disobedient, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah while the ark was preparing, into which few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water: which figure also now saves you, even baptism, not a putting away of the filth of flesh, but the demand as before God of a good conscience, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

Baptism » Those that believe and are baptized

Mark 16:16-19

He that believes and is baptised shall be saved, and he that disbelieves shall be condemned. And these signs shall follow those that have believed: in my name they shall cast out demons; they shall speak with new tongues; they shall take up serpents; and if they should drink any deadly thing it shall not injure them; they shall lay hands upon the infirm, and they shall be well. read more.
The Lord therefore, after he had spoken to them, was taken up into heaven, and sat 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

Baptism » Examples of » Philippian jailer and household

Acts 16:33

And he took them the same hour of the night and washed them from their stripes; and was baptised, he and all his straightway.

Baptism » Examples of » Lydia of thyatira

Baptism » Examples of » Believers at pentecost

Baptism » Examples of » Believers in corinth

Baptism » Examples of » The ethiopian eunuch

Acts 8:38

And he commanded the chariot to stop. And they went down both to the water, both Philip and the eunuch, and he baptised him.

Baptism » Examples of » Converts in samaria

Baptism » Examples of » Ephesian disciples

Acts 19:5

And when they heard that, they were baptised to the name of the Lord Jesus.

Baptism » Examples of » Saul of tarsus

Acts 9:18

And straightway there fell from his eyes as it were scales, and he saw, and rising up was baptised;

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, whence was it? of heaven or of men? And they reasoned among themselves, saying, If we should say, Of heaven, he will say to us, Why then have ye not believed him?

Luke 3:12

And tax-gatherers came also to be baptised, and they said to him, Teacher, what should we do?

John 3:23

And John also was baptising in Aenon, near Salim, because there was a great deal of water there; and they came to him and were baptised:

Acts 10:37

ye know; the testimony which has spread through the whole of Judaea, beginning from Galilee after the baptism which John preached --

Topics on Baptism

Baptism Of The Holy Spirit

46;12;13

For also in the power of one Spirit we have all been baptised into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether bondmen or free, and have all been given to drink of one Spirit.

Baptism, Administered By

44;2;1

And when the day of Pentecost was now accomplishing, they were all together in one place.

Baptism, Features Of

44;10;47

Can any one forbid water that these should not be baptised, who have received the Holy Spirit as we also did?

Baptism, in the Gospels

2;30;19-20

And Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet out of it.

Baptism, Places Used

41;1;5-10

And there went out to him all the district of Judaea, and all they of Jerusalem, and were baptised by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins.

Baptism, practice of

40;28;19

Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptising them to the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit;

Baptism, significance of

42;12;50

But I have a baptism to be baptised with, and how am I straitened until it shall have been accomplished!

Christ's Baptism

40;3;13

Then comes Jesus from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptised of him;

Christian Baptism

43;3;22

After these things came Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judaea; and there he abode with them and baptised.

John's Baptism

43;3;23

And John also was baptising in Aenon, near Salim, because there was a great deal of water there; and they came to him and were baptised:

Water For Baptism

40;3;11

I indeed baptise you with water to repentance, but he that comes after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not fit to bear; he shall baptise you with the Holy Spirit and fire;