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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, to be baptized by him.

Luke 3:21

Now it happened, when all the people were baptized, Jesus also had been baptized, and was praying. The sky was opened,

Acts 19:3

He said, "Into what then were you baptized?" They said, "Into John's baptism."

Acts 16:33

He took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes, and was immediately baptized, he and all his household.

Acts 8:36

As they went on the way, they came to some water, and the eunuch said, "Behold, here is water. What is keeping me from being baptized?"

John 4:2

(although Jesus himself didn't baptize, but his disciples),

Acts 19:4

Paul said, "John indeed baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying to the people that they should believe in the one who would come after him, that is, in Jesus."

Acts 10:47

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

Acts 18:25

This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he spoke and taught accurately the things concerning Jesus, although he knew only the baptism of John.

1 Corinthians 1:13

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

Acts 8:16

for as yet he had fallen on none of them. They had only been baptized in the name of Christ Jesus.

Luke 7:29

When all the people and the tax collectors heard this, they declared God to be just, having been baptized with John's baptism.

Acts 19:5

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

John 3:22

After these things, Jesus came with his disciples into the land of Judea. He stayed there with them, and baptized.

John 3:23

John also was baptizing in Enon near Salim, because there was much water there. They came, and were baptized.

Matthew 20:22

But Jesus answered, "You don't know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?" 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 would have hindered him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and you come to me?"

Acts 11:16

I remembered the word of the Lord, how he said, 'John indeed baptized in water, but you will be baptized in the Holy Spirit.'

Acts 19:2

He said to them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" They said to him, "No, we haven't even heard that there is a Holy Spirit."

Acts 8:38

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

John 1:28

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

Luke 20:4

the baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men?"

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Baptism » John's

Acts 1:22

beginning from the baptism of John, to the day that he was received up from us, of these one must become a witness with us of his resurrection."

Matthew 3:5-8

Then people from Jerusalem, all of Judea, and all the region around the Jordan went out to him. They were baptized by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins. But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for his baptism, he said to them, "You offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? read more.
Therefore bring forth fruit worthy of repentance!

Matthew 3:13-16

Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him. But John would have hindered him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and you come to me?" But Jesus, answering, said to him, "Allow it now, for this is the fitting way for us to fulfill all righteousness." Then he allowed him. read more.
Jesus, when he was baptized, went up directly from the water: and behold, the heavens were opened to him. He saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove, and coming on him.

Matthew 21:25

The baptism of John, where was it from? From heaven or from men?" They reasoned with themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will ask us, 'Why then did you not believe him?'

Baptism » Examples of » Administered by john the baptist

Matthew 21:25

The baptism of John, where was it from? From heaven or from men?" They reasoned with themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will ask us, 'Why then did you not believe him?'

Luke 3:12

Tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what must we do?"

John 3:23

John also was baptizing in Enon near Salim, because there was much water there. They came, and were baptized.

Acts 10:37

you yourselves know what happened, which was proclaimed throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached;

Baptism » Jesus Christ baptizing with the holy spirit

Acts 11:16

I remembered the word of the Lord, how he said, 'John indeed baptized in water, but you will be baptized in the Holy Spirit.'

Matthew 3:11-14

I indeed baptize you in water for repentance, but he who comes after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit. His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing floor. He will gather his wheat into the barn, but the chaff he will burn up with unquenchable fire." Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him. read more.
But John would have hindered him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and you come to me?"

Mark 1:7-9

He preached, saying, "After me comes he who is mightier than I, the thong of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and loosen. I baptized you in water, but he will baptize you in the Holy Spirit." It happened in those days, that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized by John in the Jordan.

Luke 3:15-21

As the people were in expectation, and all men reasoned in their hearts concerning John, whether perhaps he was the Christ, John answered them all, "I indeed baptize you with water, but he comes who is mightier than I, the latchet of whose sandals I am not worthy to loosen. He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit and fire, whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing floor, and will gather the wheat into his barn; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire." read more.
Then with many other exhortations he preached good news to the people, but Herod the tetrarch, being reproved by him for Herodias, his brother's wife, and for all the evil things which Herod had done, added this also to them all, that he shut up John in prison. Now it happened, when all the people were baptized, Jesus also had been baptized, and was praying. The sky 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

I remembered the word of the Lord, how he said, 'John indeed baptized in water, but you will be baptized in the Holy Spirit.'

Matthew 3:1-11

In those days, John the Baptizer came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, saying, "Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!" For this is he who was spoken of by Isaiah the prophet, saying, "The voice of one crying in the wilderness, make ready the way of the Lord. Make his paths straight." read more.
Now John himself wore clothing made of camel's hair, with a leather belt around his waist. His food was locusts and wild honey. Then people from Jerusalem, all of Judea, and all the region around the Jordan went out to him. They were baptized by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins. But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for his baptism, he said to them, "You offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Therefore bring forth fruit worthy of repentance! Don't think to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I tell you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones. "Even now the axe lies at the root of the trees. Therefore, every tree that doesn't bring forth good fruit is cut down, and cast into the fire. I indeed baptize you in water for repentance, but he who comes after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit.

Mark 1:7-8

He preached, saying, "After me comes he who is mightier than I, the thong of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and loosen. I baptized you in water, but he will baptize you in the Holy Spirit."

Luke 3:16

John answered them all, "I indeed baptize you with water, but he comes who is mightier than I, the latchet of whose sandals I am not worthy to loosen. He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit and fire,

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

Baptism » Of believers, encouraged

Acts 10:48

He commanded them to be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to stay some days.

More verses: Acts 22:16

Baptism » As administered by john

John 3:23

John also was baptizing in Enon near Salim, because there was much water there. They came, and were baptized.

Acts 13:24

before his coming, when John had first preached the baptism of repentance to Israel.

Acts 19:4

Paul said, "John indeed baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying to the people that they should believe in the one who would come after him, that is, in Jesus."

Matthew 3:5-12

Then people from Jerusalem, all of Judea, and all the region around the Jordan went out to him. They were baptized by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins. But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for his baptism, he said to them, "You offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? read more.
Therefore bring forth fruit worthy of repentance! Don't think to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I tell you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones. "Even now the axe lies at the root of the trees. Therefore, every tree that doesn't bring forth good fruit is cut down, and cast into the fire. I indeed baptize you in water for repentance, but he who comes after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit. His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing floor. He will gather his wheat into the barn, but the chaff he will burn up 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 man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Baptism » Typified

1 Peter 3:20-21

who before were disobedient, when God waited patiently in the days of Noah, while the ship was being built. In it, few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water. This is a symbol of baptism, which now saves you -- not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

Baptism » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 3:21

Now it happened, when all the people were baptized, Jesus also had been baptized, and was praying. The sky was opened,

Matthew 3:13

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

Mark 1:9

It happened in those days, that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized by John in the Jordan.

Baptism » Administered to » Households

1 Corinthians 1:16

(I also baptized the household of Stephanas; besides them, I don't know whether I baptized any other.)

Baptism » Sanctioned by Christ's submission to it

Luke 3:21

Now it happened, when all the people were baptized, Jesus also had been baptized, and was praying. The sky was opened,

Matthew 3:13-15

Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him. But John would have hindered him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and you come to me?" But Jesus, answering, said to him, "Allow it now, for this is the fitting way for us to fulfill all righteousness." Then he allowed him.

Baptism » Emblematic of the influences of the holy ghost

Baptism » Water, the outward and visible sign in

Acts 8:36

As they went on the way, they came to some water, and the eunuch said, "Behold, here is water. What is keeping me from being baptized?"

Acts 10:47

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

Baptism » Remission of sins, signified by

Baptism » Adopted by Christ

John 3:22

After these things, Jesus came with his disciples into the land of Judea. He stayed there with them, and baptized.

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 didn't baptize, but his disciples),

Baptism » Administered to » Individuals

Acts 8:38

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

Acts 9:18

Immediately something like scales fell from his eyes, and he received his sight. He arose and was baptized.

Baptism » Regeneration, the inward and spiritual grace of

John 3:5-6

Jesus answered, "Most certainly I tell you, unless one is born of water and spirit, he can't enter into the Kingdom of God! That which is born of the flesh is flesh. That which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Baptism » Faith necessary to

Acts 8:37

Philip said, 'If you believe with all your heart, you may.' He answered, '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 were baptized into Christ have put on 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. If you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's seed and heirs according to promise.

Baptism » Baptizing all nations

Matthew 28:18-20

Jesus came to them and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth. Go, and make disciples of 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 that I commanded you. Behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." Amen.

Baptism » Appointed an ordinance of the Christian church

Matthew 28:19-20

Go, and make disciples of 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 that I commanded you. Behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." Amen.

Baptism » There being one baptism

Ephesians 4:4-6

There is one body, and one Spirit, even as you also 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 us all.

Baptism » Baptism saving

1 Peter 3:20-21

who before were disobedient, when God waited patiently in the days of Noah, while the ship was being built. In it, few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water. This is a symbol of baptism, which now saves you -- not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

Baptism » Those that believe and are baptized

Mark 16:16-19

He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who disbelieves will be condemned. These signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new languages; they will take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it will in no way hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover." read more.
So then the Lord, after he had spoken to them, 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

Baptism » Examples of » Philippian jailer and household

Acts 16:33

He took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes, and was immediately baptized, he and all his household.

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

He commanded the chariot to stand still, and they both went 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 in the name of the Lord Jesus.

Baptism » Examples of » Saul of tarsus

Acts 9:18

Immediately something like scales fell from his eyes, and he received his sight. He 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 from men?" They reasoned with themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will ask us, 'Why then did you not believe him?'

Luke 3:12

Tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what must we do?"

John 3:23

John also was baptizing in Enon near Salim, because there was much water there. They came, and were baptized.

Acts 10:37

you yourselves know what happened, which was proclaimed throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached;

Topics on Baptism

Baptism Of The Holy Spirit

46;12;13

For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether bond or free; and were all given to drink into one Spirit.

Baptism, Administered By

44;2;1

Now when the day of Pentecost had come, they were all with one accord in one place.

Baptism, Features Of

44;10;47

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

Baptism, in the Gospels

2;30;19-20

Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet in it.

Baptism, Places Used

41;1;5-10

All the country of Judea and all those of Jerusalem went out to him. They were baptized by him in the Jordan river, confessing their sins.

Baptism, practice of

40;28;19

Go, and make disciples of all 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 distressed I am until it is accomplished!

Christ's Baptism

40;3;13

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

Christian Baptism

43;3;22

After these things, Jesus came with his disciples into the land of Judea. He stayed there with them, and baptized.

John's Baptism

43;3;23

John also was baptizing in Enon near Salim, because there was much water there. They came, and were baptized.

Water For Baptism

40;3;11

I indeed baptize you in water for repentance, but he who comes after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit.