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60 Bible Verses about Baptism

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Matthew 3:13

Then Jesus came from Galilee to Jordan unto John to be baptized of him.

Luke 3:21

Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass that, Jesus also being baptized and praying, the heaven was opened,

Acts 19:3

And he said unto them, Into what then were ye baptized? And they said, Into John's baptism.

Acts 16:33

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

Acts 8:36

And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water; and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what hinders me to be baptized?

John 4:2

(though Jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples),

Acts 19:4

Then said Paul, John verily baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people that they should believe on him who should come after him, that is, on Christ, Jesus.

Acts 10:47

Can anyone forbid water that these should not be baptized, who have received the Holy Spirit as well as we?

Acts 18:25

This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spoke and taught diligently the things of the Lord, teaching only in the baptism of John.

1 Corinthians 1:13

Is the Christ divided? Was Paul crucified for you? or were ye baptized into the name of Paul?

Acts 8:16

(For as yet he was fallen upon none of them; they were baptized only in the name of the Lord Jesus.)

Luke 7:29

And all the people that heard him and the publicans justified God, being baptized with the baptism of John.

Acts 19:5

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

John 3:22

After these things Jesus and his disciples came into the land of Judaea, and he tarried there with them and baptized.

John 3:23

And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim because there was much water there, and they came and were baptized.

Matthew 20:22

But Jesus answered and said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They say unto him, We are able.

1 Corinthians 1:14

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

Matthew 3:14

But John resisted him much, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me?

Acts 11:16

Then I remembered the word of the Lord, when he said, John indeed baptized in water, but ye shall be baptized in the Holy Spirit.

Acts 19:2

he said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Spirit since ye believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there is any Holy Spirit.

Acts 8:38

And he commanded the chariot to stand still, and they went both down into the water, both Philip and the eunuch, and he baptized him.

John 1:28

These things were done in Bethabara beyond Jordan, where John was baptizing.

Luke 20:4

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

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Baptism » John's

Acts 1:22

beginning from the baptism of John unto that same day that he was received on high from among us, that one must be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.

Matthew 3:5-8

Then Jerusalem and all Judaea and all the region round about Jordan went out to him and were baptized of him in the Jordan, confessing their sins. But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who taught you to flee from the wrath to come? read more.
Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance

Matthew 3:13-16

Then Jesus came from Galilee to Jordan unto John to be baptized of him. But John resisted him much, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me? And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now, for thus it is expedient for us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him. read more.
And Jesus, after he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water; and, behold, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and lighting upon him;

Matthew 21:25

The baptism of John, where was it from? from heaven or of men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven, he will say unto us, Why did ye not then believe him?

Baptism » Examples of » Administered by john the baptist

Matthew 21:25

The baptism of John, where was it from? from heaven or of men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven, he will say unto us, Why did ye not then believe him?

Luke 3:12

Then the publicans also came to be baptized and said unto him, Master, what shall we do?

John 3:23

And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim because there was much water there, and they came and were baptized.

Acts 10:37

that word, I say, ye know, which was published throughout all Judaea and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached,

Baptism » Jesus Christ baptizing with the holy spirit

Acts 11:16

Then I remembered the word of the Lord, when he said, John indeed baptized in water, but ye shall be baptized in the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 3:11-14

I indeed baptize you in water unto repentance, but he that comes after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear; he shall baptize you in the Holy Spirit and fire, whose fan is in his hand; and he will thoroughly purge his threshing floor and gather his wheat into the storehouse, but he will burn up the chaff with fire that shall never be quenched. Then Jesus came from Galilee to Jordan unto John to be baptized of him. read more.
But John resisted him much, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me?

Mark 1:7-9

and preached, saying, There comes one mightier than I after me, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and unloose. I indeed have baptized you with water, but he shall baptize you with the Holy Spirit. And it came to pass in those days that Jesus came from Nazareth a city of Galilee and was baptized of John in the Jordan.

Luke 3:15-21

And as the people were in expectation, and all men mused in their hearts of John, whether he were the Christ, or not, John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you in water, but one mightier than I comes, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose; he shall baptize you in the Holy Spirit and fire; whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his threshing floor and will gather the wheat into his storehouse, but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable. read more.
And exhorting many other things he announced the gospel unto the people. Then Herod the tetrarch, being reproved by him for Herodias his brother Philip's wife and for all the evils which Herod had done, added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison. Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass that, Jesus also being baptized and praying, the heaven was opened,

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

Baptism » Significance of baptism

Baptism » What john the baptist baptized with

Acts 11:16

Then I remembered the word of the Lord, when he said, John indeed baptized in water, but ye shall be baptized in the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 3:1-11

In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea and saying, Repent ye, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, who said, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord; make his paths straight. read more.
And the same John had his raiment of camel's hair and a leathern girdle about his loins, and his food was locusts and wild honey. Then Jerusalem and all Judaea and all the region round about Jordan went out to him and were baptized of him in the Jordan, confessing their sins. But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who taught you to flee from the wrath to come? Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance and think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham as our father, for I say unto you that God is able to raise up children unto Abraham of these stones. And now the axe is also laid unto the root of the trees; therefore, every tree which does not bring forth good fruit is hewn down and cast into the fire. I indeed baptize you in water unto repentance, but he that comes after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear; he shall baptize you in the Holy Spirit and fire,

Mark 1:7-8

and preached, saying, There comes one mightier than I after me, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and unloose. I indeed have baptized you with water, but he shall baptize you with the Holy Spirit.

Luke 3:16

John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you in water, but one mightier than I comes, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose; he shall baptize you in 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 baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. Then they begged him to tarry certain days.

More verses: Acts 22:16

Baptism » As administered by john

John 3:23

And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim because there was much water there, and they came and were baptized.

Acts 13:24

John, having first proclaimed before his coming, the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.

Acts 19:4

Then said Paul, John verily baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people that they should believe on him who should come after him, that is, on Christ, Jesus.

Matthew 3:5-12

Then Jerusalem and all Judaea and all the region round about Jordan went out to him and were baptized of him in the Jordan, confessing their sins. But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who taught you to flee from the wrath to come? read more.
Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance and think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham as our father, for I say unto you that God is able to raise up children unto Abraham of these stones. And now the axe is also laid unto the root of the trees; therefore, every tree which does not bring forth good fruit is hewn down and cast into the fire. I indeed baptize you in water unto repentance, but he that comes after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear; he shall baptize you in the Holy Spirit and fire, whose fan is in his hand; and he will thoroughly purge his threshing floor and gather his wheat into the storehouse, but he will burn up the chaff with fire that shall never be quenched.

Baptism » Unity of the church effected by

Galatians 3:27-28

For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ. Here there is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

Baptism » Typified

1 Peter 3:20-21

which in the time past were disobedient, when once the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being made ready, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water. Unto the figure of which the baptism that does now correspond saves us (not taking away the uncleanness of the flesh, but giving testimony of a good conscience before God) by the resurrection of Jesus, the Christ,

Baptism » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 3:21

Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass that, Jesus also being baptized and praying, the heaven was opened,

Matthew 3:13

Then Jesus came from Galilee to Jordan unto John to be baptized of him.

Mark 1:9

And it came to pass in those days that Jesus came from Nazareth a city of Galilee and was baptized of John in the Jordan.

Baptism » Administered to » Households

1 Corinthians 1:16

And I baptized also the household of Stephanas; besides, I know not whether I baptized any other.

Baptism » Sanctioned by Christ's submission to it

Luke 3:21

Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass that, Jesus also being baptized and praying, the heaven was opened,

Matthew 3:13-15

Then Jesus came from Galilee to Jordan unto John to be baptized of him. But John resisted him much, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me? And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now, for thus it is expedient for us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered 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 on their way, they came unto a certain water; and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what hinders me to be baptized?

Acts 10:47

Can anyone forbid water that these should not be baptized, who have received the Holy Spirit as well as we?

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 Judaea, and he tarried there with them and baptized.

John 4:1-2

When therefore the Lord knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John (though Jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples),

Baptism » Administered to » Individuals

Acts 8:38

And he commanded the chariot to stand still, and they went both down into the water, both Philip and the eunuch, and he baptized him.

Acts 9:18

And immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales; and he received sight immediately and arose and was baptized.

Baptism » Regeneration, the inward and spiritual grace of

John 3:5-6

Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Unless a man is born of water and of 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 8:37

And Philip said, If thou dost believe with all thine heart, thou 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 as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ. Here there is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for ye are all one in Christ Jesus. And if ye are Christ's, then ye are Abraham's seed and heirs according to the promise.

Baptism » Baptizing all nations

Matthew 28:18-20

And Jesus came and spoke unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you; and, behold, I am with you always even unto the end of the age. Amen.

Baptism » Appointed an ordinance of the Christian church

Matthew 28:19-20

Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you; and, behold, I am with you always even unto the end of the age. Amen.

Baptism » There being one baptism

Ephesians 4:4-6

There is one body and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is above all and through all, and in you all.

Baptism » Baptism saving

1 Peter 3:20-21

which in the time past were disobedient, when once the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being made ready, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water. Unto the figure of which the baptism that does now correspond saves us (not taking away the uncleanness of the flesh, but giving testimony of a good conscience before God) by the resurrection of Jesus, the Christ,

Baptism » Those that believe and are baptized

Mark 16:16-19

He that believes and is baptized shall be saved, but he that believes not shall be condemned. And these signs shall follow those that believe: In my name they shall cast out demons; they shall speak with new tongues; they shall take away serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands upon the sick, and they shall be healed. read more.
So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received 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 their stripes and was baptized, 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 stand still, and they went both down into the water, both Philip and 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 into the name of the Lord Jesus.

Baptism » Examples of » Saul of tarsus

Acts 9:18

And immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales; and he received sight immediately and arose 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, where was it from? from heaven or of men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven, he will say unto us, Why did ye not then believe him?

Luke 3:12

Then the publicans also came to be baptized and said unto him, Master, what shall we do?

John 3:23

And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim because there was much water there, and they came and were baptized.

Acts 10:37

that word, I say, ye know, which was published throughout all Judaea and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached,

Topics on Baptism

Baptism, in the Gospels

Exodus 30:19-20

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

Baptism, Places Used

Mark 1:5-10

And there went out unto him all the land of Judaea and those of Jerusalem and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins.

Christ's Baptism

Matthew 3:13

Then Jesus came from Galilee to Jordan unto John to be baptized of him.

Christian Baptism

John 3:22

After these things Jesus and his disciples came into the land of Judaea, and he tarried there with them and baptized.

John's Baptism

John 3:23

And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim because there was much water there, and they came and were baptized.