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60 Bible Verses about Baptism

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Matthew 3:13

Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John in order to be baptized by him.

Luke 3:21

Now it happened that when all the people were baptized, Jesus also was 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 the baptism of John."

Acts 16:33

And he took them at that [very] hour of the night [and] washed [their] wounds, and he himself was baptized at once, and all those of his [household].

Acts 8:36

And as they were traveling down 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),

Acts 19:4

And Paul said, "John baptized [with] a baptism of repentance, telling the people that they should believe in the one who was to come after him--that is, in Jesus."

Acts 10:47

"Surely no one can withhold the water for these [people] to be baptized, who have received the Holy Spirit as we also did!"

Acts 18:25

This man had been instructed [in] the way of the Lord, and being enthusiastic in spirit, he was speaking and teaching accurately the [things] about Jesus, [although he] knew only 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 on any of them, {but they had only 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

(And all the people, [when they] heard [this]--even the tax collectors--affirmed the righteousness of God, [because they] had been baptized [with] the baptism of John,

Acts 19:5

And [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 Judean territory, and there he spent time with them and was baptizing.

John 3:23

Now John was also baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because water was plentiful there, and they were coming and were being baptized.

Matthew 20:22

But Jesus answered [and] said, "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 give thanks that I baptized none of you except Crispus and Gaius,

Matthew 3:14

But John tried to prevent him, saying, "{I 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 said, 'John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.'

Acts 19:2

And he said to them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit [when you] believed?" And they [said] to him, "But we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit!"

Acts 8:38

And he ordered the chariot to stop, and they both went down into the water--Philip and the eunuch--and he baptized him.

Romans 6:3

Or do you not know that as many as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?

John 1:28

These [things] took place in Bethany on the other side of the Jordan, where John was baptizing.

Luke 20:4

The baptism of John--was [it] from heaven or from men?

Acts 18:8

And Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord together with his whole household. And many of the Corinthians, [when they] heard about [it], believed and were baptized.

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Baptism » John's

Acts 1:22

beginning from the baptism of John until the day [on] which he was taken up from us--one of these [men] must become a witness of his resurrection together with us."

Matthew 3:5-8

Then Jerusalem and all Judea and all the district around the Jordan were going out to him, 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 to his baptism, he said to them, "Offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath? read more.
Therefore produce fruit worthy of repentance!

Matthew 3:13-16

Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John in order to be baptized by him. But John tried to prevent him, saying, "{I need} to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?" But Jesus answered [and] said to him, "Permit [it] now, for in this way it is right for us to fulfill all righteousness." Then he permitted him. read more.
Now [after he] was baptized, Jesus immediately went up from the water, and behold, the heavens opened and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove coming upon him.

Matthew 21:25

From where was the baptism of John--from heaven or from men?" And they began to discuss [this] among themselves, saying, "If we say 'From heaven,' he will say to us, 'Why then did you not believe him?'

Baptism » Examples of » Administered by john the baptist

Matthew 21:25

From where was the baptism of John--from heaven or from men?" And they began to discuss [this] among themselves, saying, "If we say 'From heaven,' he will say to us, 'Why then did you not believe him?'

Luke 3:12

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

John 3:23

Now John was also baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because water was plentiful there, and they were coming and were being baptized.

Acts 10:37

you know the thing that happened throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee, after the baptism that 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 said, 'John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.'

Matthew 3:11-14

I baptize you with water for repentance, but the one who comes after me is more powerful than I [am], whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. His winnowing shovel [is] in his hand, and he will clean out his threshing floor and will gather his wheat into the storehouse, but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire." Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John in order to be baptized by him. read more.
But John tried to prevent him, saying, "{I need} to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?"

Mark 1:7-9

And he was preaching, saying, "One [who is] more powerful than I is coming after me, of whom I am not worthy to bend down [and] untie the strap of his sandals. I baptized you with water, but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit." And it happened that in those days Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized in the Jordan by John.

Luke 3:15-21

And [while] the people were waiting expectantly and all were pondering in their hearts concerning John, whether perhaps he might be the Christ, John answered them all, saying, "I baptize you with water, but the one who is more powerful than I [am] is coming, of whom I am not worthy to untie the strap of his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. His winnowing shovel [is] in his hand, to clean out his threshing floor and to gather the wheat into his storehouse, but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire." read more.
So with many other exhortations also he proclaimed good news to the people. But Herod the tetrarch, who had been reproved by him concerning Herodias, his brother's wife, and concerning all the evil deeds that Herod had done, added this also to them all: he also locked up John in prison. Now it happened that when all the people were baptized, Jesus also was 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 as many as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?

Baptism » What john the baptist baptized with

Acts 11:16

And I remembered the word of the Lord, how he said, '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 Judean wilderness and saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near!" For this is the one who was spoken about by the prophet Isaiah, saying, "The voice of one crying out in the wilderness, 'Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.'" read more.
Now John himself had his clothing made from camel's hair and a belt made of leather around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey. Then Jerusalem and all Judea and all the district around the Jordan were going out to him, 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 to his baptism, he said to them, "Offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath? Therefore produce fruit worthy of repentance! And do not think to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham [as] father.' For I say to you that God is able to raise up children for Abraham from these stones! Already now the ax is positioned at the root of the trees; therefore every tree not producing good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. I baptize you with water for repentance, but the one who comes after me is more powerful than I [am], whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

Mark 1:7-8

And he was preaching, saying, "One [who is] more powerful than I is coming after me, of whom I am not worthy to bend down [and] untie the strap of his sandals. I baptized you with water, but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit."

Luke 3:16

John answered them all, saying, "I baptize you with water, but the one who is more powerful than I [am] is coming, of whom I am not worthy to untie the strap 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

So he ordered [that] they be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to stay for several days.

More verses: Acts 22:16

Baptism » As administered by john

John 3:23

Now John was also baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because water was plentiful there, and they were coming and were being baptized.

Acts 13:24

Before {his coming} John had publicly proclaimed a baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.

Acts 19:4

And Paul said, "John baptized [with] a baptism of repentance, telling the people that they should believe in the one who was to come after him--that is, in Jesus."

Matthew 3:5-12

Then Jerusalem and all Judea and all the district around the Jordan were going out to him, 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 to his baptism, he said to them, "Offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath? read more.
Therefore produce fruit worthy of repentance! And do not think to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham [as] father.' For I say to you that God is able to raise up children for Abraham from these stones! Already now the ax is positioned at the root of the trees; therefore every tree not producing good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. I baptize you with water for repentance, but the one who comes after me is more powerful than I [am], whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. His winnowing shovel [is] in his hand, and he will clean out his threshing floor and will gather his wheat into the storehouse, 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 were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Baptism » Typified

1 Peter 3:20-21

who were formerly disobedient, when the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, [while] an ark was being constructed, in which a few--that is, eight souls--were rescued through water. And also, corresponding to [this], 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 it happened that when all the people were baptized, Jesus also was baptized, and [while he] was praying, heaven was opened,

Matthew 3:13

Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John in order to be baptized by him.

Mark 1:9

And it happened that in those days Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized in the Jordan by John.

Baptism » Administered to » Households

1 Corinthians 1:16

(Now I also baptized the household of Stephanas. Beyond that I do not know if I baptized anyone else.)

Baptism » Sanctioned by Christ's submission to it

Luke 3:21

Now it happened that when all the people were baptized, Jesus also was baptized, and [while he] was praying, heaven was opened,

Matthew 3:13-15

Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John in order to be baptized by him. But John tried to prevent him, saying, "{I need} to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?" But Jesus answered [and] said to him, "Permit [it] now, for in this way it is right 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

And as they were traveling down 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 withhold the water for these [people] to be baptized, 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] Jesus and his disciples came into Judean territory, and there he spent time with them and was baptizing.

John 4:1-2

Now when Jesus 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),

Baptism » Administered to » Individuals

Acts 8:38

And he ordered the chariot to stop, and they both went down into the water--Philip and the eunuch--and he baptized him.

Acts 9:18

And immediately [something] like scales fell from his eyes and he regained [his] sight and 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 someone is born of water and spirit, he is not able to enter into the kingdom of God. What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Baptism » Faith necessary to

Acts 18:8

And Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord together with his whole household. And many of the Corinthians, [when they] heard about [it], believed and were baptized.

Baptism » Those that have been baptized into Christ

Galatians 3:27-29

for as many [of you] as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. And if you [are] Christ's, then you are descendants of Abraham, heirs according to the promise.

Baptism » Baptizing all nations

Matthew 28:18-20

And Jesus approached [and] spoke to them, saying, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore, go [and] make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe everything I have commanded you, and behold, I am with you all the days until the end of the age."

Baptism » Appointed an ordinance of the Christian church

Matthew 28:19-20

Therefore, go [and] make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe everything I have commanded you, and behold, I am with you all the days until the end of the age."

Baptism » There being one baptism

Ephesians 4:4-6

one body and one Spirit (just as also you were called with 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 were formerly disobedient, when the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, [while] an ark was being constructed, in which a few--that is, eight souls--were rescued through water. And also, corresponding to [this], 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

The one who believes and is baptized will be saved, but the one who refuses to believe will be condemned. And these signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will expel demons, they will speak in new tongues, they will pick up snakes. And if they drink any deadly [poison] it will never hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick and {they will get} well." read more.
Then the Lord Jesus, after [he] had spoken to them, was taken 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 at that [very] hour of the night [and] washed [their] wounds, and he himself was baptized at once, and all those of his [household].

Baptism » Examples of » Lydia of thyatira

Baptism » Examples of » Believers at pentecost

Baptism » Examples of » Believers in corinth

Acts 18:8

And Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord together with his whole household. And many of the Corinthians, [when they] heard about [it], believed and were 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 and the eunuch--and he baptized him.

Baptism » Examples of » Converts in samaria

Baptism » Examples of » Ephesian disciples

Acts 19:5

And [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 [something] like scales fell from his eyes and he regained [his] sight and 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

From where was the baptism of John--from heaven or from men?" And they began to discuss [this] among themselves, saying, "If we say 'From heaven,' he will say to us, 'Why then did you not believe him?'

Luke 3:12

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

John 3:23

Now John was also baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because water was plentiful there, and they were coming and were being baptized.

Acts 10:37

you know the thing that happened throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee, after the baptism that 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 [persons], and all were made to drink one Spirit.

Baptism, Administered By

44;2;1

And when the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in the same [place].

Baptism, Features Of

44;10;47

"Surely no one can withhold the water for these [people] to be baptized, who have received the Holy Spirit as we also did!"

Baptism, in the Gospels

2;30;19-20

And Aaron and his sons will wash their hands and their feet with it.

Baptism, Places Used

41;1;5-10

And all the Judean region and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem went out to him and were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, confessing their sins.

Baptism, practice of

40;28;19

Therefore, go [and] make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in 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 baptized with, and how I am distressed until it is accomplished!

Christ's Baptism

40;3;13

Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John in order to be baptized by him.

Christian Baptism

43;3;22

After these [things] Jesus and his disciples came into Judean territory, and there he spent time with them and was baptizing.

John's Baptism

43;3;23

Now John was also baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because water was plentiful there, and they were coming and were being baptized.

Water For Baptism

40;3;11

I baptize you with water for repentance, but the one who comes after me is more powerful than I [am], whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.