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60 Bible Verses about Baptism

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Matthew 3:13

Then cometh Jesus 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, Unto what then were ye baptized? And they said, Unto 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 doth hinder 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 which should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.

Acts 10:47

Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?

Acts 18:25

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

1 Corinthians 1:13

Is Christ divided? was Paul crucified for you? or were ye baptized in the name of Paul?

Acts 8:16

(For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were baptized 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 in 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 tarried 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 forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me?

Acts 11:16

Then remembered I the word of the Lord, how that he said, John indeed baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost.

Acts 19:2

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

Acts 8:38

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

Romans 6:3

Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?

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 taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.

Matthew 3:5-8

Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about Jordan, And were baptized of him in 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 hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come? read more.
Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance:

Matthew 3:13-16

Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him. But John forbad him, 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 becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him. read more.
And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, 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, whence was it? 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, whence was it? 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 came also publicans 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 remembered I the word of the Lord, how that he said, John indeed baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost.

Matthew 3:11-14

I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire: Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire. Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him. read more.
But John forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me?

Mark 1:7-9

And preached, saying, There cometh 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 Ghost. And it came to pass in those days, that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized of John in 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 with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire: Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and will gather the wheat into his garner; but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable. read more.
And many other things in his exhortation preached he unto the people. But 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

Romans 6:3

Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?

Baptism » What john the baptist baptized with

Acts 11:16

Then remembered I the word of the Lord, how that he said, John indeed baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost.

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 Esaias, saying, 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 meat was locusts and wild honey. Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about Jordan, And were baptized of him in 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 hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance: And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham. And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire:

Mark 1:7-8

And preached, saying, There cometh 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 Ghost.

Luke 3:16

John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with 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. Then prayed they 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

When John had first preached 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 which should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.

Matthew 3:5-12

Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about Jordan, And were baptized of him in 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 hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come? read more.
Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance: And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham. And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire: Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.

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. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

Baptism » Typified

1 Peter 3:20-21

Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water. The like figure whereunto even baptism doth also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus 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 cometh Jesus 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 of Galilee, and was baptized of John in 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 cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him. But John forbad him, 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 becometh 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 doth hinder me to be baptized?

Acts 10:47

Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?

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 tarried 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 down both 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 forthwith, 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, Except a man be 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 believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. 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. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus. And if ye be Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.

Baptism » Baptizing all nations

Matthew 28:18-20

And Jesus came and spake 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 Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. 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 Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. 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 sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water. The like figure whereunto even baptism doth also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ:

Baptism » Those that believe and are baptized

Mark 16:16-19

He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover. read more.
So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on 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 down both 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 in 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 forthwith, 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, whence was it? 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 came also publicans 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 Of The Holy Spirit

46;12;13

For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.

Baptism, Administered By

44;2;1

And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.

Baptism, Features Of

44;10;47

Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?

Baptism, in the Gospels

2;30;19-20

For Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet thereat:

Baptism, Places Used

41;1;5-10

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

Baptism, practice of

40;28;19

Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

Baptism, significance of

42;12;50

But I have a baptism to be baptized with; and how am I straitened till it be accomplished!

Christ's Baptism

40;3;13

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

Christian Baptism

43;3;22

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

John's Baptism

43;3;23

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

Water For Baptism

40;3;11

I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire: