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60 Bible Verses about Baptism

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Matthew 3:13

Then cometh Jesus from Galilee upon the Jordan, unto John to be baptized by him,

Luke 3:21

And it came to pass, in all the people being baptised, Jesus also being baptised, and praying, the heaven was opened,

Acts 19:3

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

Acts 16:33

and having taken them, in that hour of the night, he did bathe them from the blows, and was baptized, himself and all his presently,

Acts 8:36

And as they were going on the way, they came upon a certain water, and the eunuch said, 'Lo, water; what doth hinder me to be baptized?'

John 4:2

(though indeed Jesus himself was not baptizing, but his disciples,)

Acts 19:4

And Paul said, 'John, indeed, did baptize with a baptism of reformation, saying to the people that in him who is coming after him they should believe -- that is, in the Christ -- Jesus;'

Acts 10:47

Then answered Peter, 'The water is any one able to forbid, that these may not be baptized, who the Holy Spirit did receive -- even as also we?'

Acts 18:25

this one was instructed in the way of the Lord, and being fervent in the Spirit, was speaking and teaching exactly the things about the Lord, knowing only the baptism of John;

1 Corinthians 1:13

Hath the Christ been divided? was Paul crucified for you? or to the name of Paul were ye baptized;

Acts 8:16

for as yet he was fallen upon none of them, and only they have been baptized -- to the name of the Lord Jesus;

Luke 7:29

And all the people having heard, and the tax-gatherers, declared God righteous, having been baptized with the baptism of John,

Acts 19:5

and they, having heard, were baptized -- to the name of the Lord Jesus,

John 3:22

After these things came Jesus and his disciples to the land of Judea, and there he did tarry with them, and was baptizing;

John 3:23

and John was also baptizing in Aenon, nigh to Salem, because there were many waters there, and they were coming and were being baptized --

Matthew 20:22

And Jesus answering said, 'Ye have not known what ye ask for yourselves; are ye able to drink of the cup that I am about to drink? and with the baptism that I am baptized with, to be baptized?' They say to him, 'We are able.'

1 Corinthians 1:14

I give thanks to God that no one of you did I baptize, except Crispus and Gaius --

Matthew 3:14

but John was forbidding him, saying, 'I have need by thee to be baptized -- and thou dost come unto me!'

Acts 11:16

and I remembered the saying of the Lord, how he said, John indeed did baptize with water, and ye shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit;

Acts 19:2

he said unto them, 'The Holy Spirit did ye receive -- having believed?' and they said unto him, 'But we did not even hear whether there is any Holy Spirit;'

Acts 8:38

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

John 1:28

These things came to pass in Bethabara, beyond the Jordan, where John was baptizing,

Luke 20:4

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

Acts 18:8

and Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue did believe in the Lord with all his house, and many of the Corinthians hearing were believing, and they were being baptized.

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Baptism » John's

Acts 1:22

beginning from the baptism of John, unto the day in which he was received up from us, one of these to become with us a witness of his rising again.'

Matthew 3:5-8

Then were going forth unto him Jerusalem, and all Judea, and all the region round about the Jordan, and they were baptized in the Jordan by him, confessing their sins. And having seen many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming about his baptism, he said to them, 'Brood of vipers! who did shew you to flee from the coming wrath? read more.
bear, therefore, fruits worthy of the reformation,

Matthew 3:13-16

Then cometh Jesus from Galilee upon the Jordan, unto John to be baptized by him, but John was forbidding him, saying, 'I have need by thee to be baptized -- and thou dost come unto me!' But Jesus answering said to him, 'Suffer now, for thus it is becoming to us to fulfil all righteousness,' then he doth suffer him. read more.
And having been baptized, Jesus went up immediately from the water, and lo, opened to him were the heavens, 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? -- from heaven, or from men?' And they were reasoning with themselves, saying, 'If we should say, From heaven; he will say to us, Wherefore, then, did ye not believe him?

Baptism » Examples of » Administered by john the baptist

Matthew 21:25

the baptism of John, whence was it? -- from heaven, or from men?' And they were reasoning with themselves, saying, 'If we should say, From heaven; he will say to us, Wherefore, then, did ye not believe him?

Luke 3:12

And there came also tax-gatherers to be baptised, and they said unto him, 'Teacher, what shall we do?'

John 3:23

and John was also baptizing in Aenon, nigh to Salem, because there were many waters there, and they were coming and were being baptized --

Acts 10:37

ye -- ye have known; -- the word that came throughout all Judea, having begun from Galilee, after the baptism that John preached;

Baptism » Jesus Christ baptizing with the holy spirit

Acts 11:16

and I remembered the saying of the Lord, how he said, John indeed did baptize with water, and ye shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit;

Matthew 3:11-14

'I indeed do baptize you with water to reformation, but he who after me is coming is mightier than I, of whom I am not worthy to bear the sandals, he shall baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire, whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his floor, and will gather his wheat to the storehouse, but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.' Then cometh Jesus from Galilee upon the Jordan, unto John to be baptized by him, read more.
but John was forbidding him, saying, 'I have need by thee to be baptized -- and thou dost come unto me!'

Mark 1:7-9

and he proclaimed, saying, 'He doth come -- who is mightier than I -- after me, of whom I am not worthy -- having stooped down -- to loose the latchet of his sandals; I indeed did baptize you with water, but he shall baptize you with the Holy Spirit.' And it came to pass in those days, Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized by John at the Jordan;

Luke 3:15-21

And the people are looking forward, and all are reasoning in their hearts concerning John, whether or not he may be the Christ; John answered, saying to all, 'I indeed with water do baptise you, but he cometh who is mightier than I, of whom I am not worthy to loose the latchet of his sandals -- he shall baptise you with the Holy Spirit and with fire; whose winnowing shovel is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his floor, and will gather the wheat to his storehouse, and the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.' read more.
And, therefore, indeed with many other things, exhorting, he was proclaiming good news to the people, and Herod the tetrarch, being reproved by him concerning Herodias the wife of Philip his brother, and concerning all the evils that Herod did, added also this to all, that he shut up John in the prison. And it came to pass, in all the people being baptised, Jesus also being baptised, 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

and I remembered the saying of the Lord, how he said, John indeed did baptize with water, and ye shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit;

Matthew 3:1-11

And in those days cometh John the Baptist, proclaiming in the wilderness of Judea, and saying, 'Reform, for come nigh hath the reign of the heavens,' for this is he who was spoken of by Isaiah the prophet, saying, 'A voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, straight make ye His paths.' read more.
And this John had his clothing of camel's hair, and a girdle of skin round his loins, and his nourishment was locusts and honey of the field. Then were going forth unto him Jerusalem, and all Judea, and all the region round about the Jordan, and they were baptized in the Jordan by him, confessing their sins. And having seen many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming about his baptism, he said to them, 'Brood of vipers! who did shew you to flee from the coming wrath? bear, therefore, fruits worthy of the reformation, and do not think to say in yourselves, A father we have -- Abraham, for I say to you, that God is able out of these stones to raise children to Abraham, and now also, the axe unto the root of the trees is laid, every tree therefore not bearing good fruit is hewn down, and to fire is cast. 'I indeed do baptize you with water to reformation, but he who after me is coming is mightier than I, of whom I am not worthy to bear the sandals, he shall baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire,

Mark 1:7-8

and he proclaimed, saying, 'He doth come -- who is mightier than I -- after me, of whom I am not worthy -- having stooped down -- to loose the latchet of his sandals; I indeed did baptize you with water, but he shall baptize you with the Holy Spirit.'

Luke 3:16

John answered, saying to all, 'I indeed with water do baptise you, but he cometh who is mightier than I, of whom I am not worthy to loose the latchet of his sandals -- he shall baptise you with the Holy Spirit and with fire;

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

Baptism » Of believers, encouraged

Acts 10:48

he commanded them also to be baptized in the name of the Lord; then they besought him to remain certain days.

More verses: Acts 22:16

Baptism » As administered by john

John 3:23

and John was also baptizing in Aenon, nigh to Salem, because there were many waters there, and they were coming and were being baptized --

Acts 13:24

John having first preached, before his coming, a baptism of reformation to all the people of Israel;

Acts 19:4

And Paul said, 'John, indeed, did baptize with a baptism of reformation, saying to the people that in him who is coming after him they should believe -- that is, in the Christ -- Jesus;'

Matthew 3:5-12

Then were going forth unto him Jerusalem, and all Judea, and all the region round about the Jordan, and they were baptized in the Jordan by him, confessing their sins. And having seen many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming about his baptism, he said to them, 'Brood of vipers! who did shew you to flee from the coming wrath? read more.
bear, therefore, fruits worthy of the reformation, and do not think to say in yourselves, A father we have -- Abraham, for I say to you, that God is able out of these stones to raise children to Abraham, and now also, the axe unto the root of the trees is laid, every tree therefore not bearing good fruit is hewn down, and to fire is cast. 'I indeed do baptize you with water to reformation, but he who after me is coming is mightier than I, of whom I am not worthy to bear the sandals, he shall baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire, whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his floor, and will gather his wheat to the storehouse, but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.'

Baptism » Unity of the church effected by

Galatians 3:27-28

for as many as to Christ were baptized did put on Christ; there is not here Jew or Greek, there is not here servant nor freeman, there is not here male and female, for all ye are one in Christ Jesus;

Baptism » Typified

1 Peter 3:20-21

who sometime disbelieved, when once the long-suffering of God did wait, in days of Noah -- an ark being preparing -- in which few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water; also to which an antitype doth now save us -- baptism, (not a putting away of the filth of flesh, but the question of a good conscience in regard to God,) through the rising again of Jesus Christ,

Baptism » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 3:21

And it came to pass, in all the people being baptised, Jesus also being baptised, and praying, the heaven was opened,

Matthew 3:13

Then cometh Jesus from Galilee upon the Jordan, unto John to be baptized by him,

Mark 1:9

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

Baptism » Administered to » Households

1 Corinthians 1:16

and I did baptize also Stephanas' household -- further, I have not known if I did baptize any other.

Baptism » Sanctioned by Christ's submission to it

Luke 3:21

And it came to pass, in all the people being baptised, Jesus also being baptised, and praying, the heaven was opened,

Matthew 3:13-15

Then cometh Jesus from Galilee upon the Jordan, unto John to be baptized by him, but John was forbidding him, saying, 'I have need by thee to be baptized -- and thou dost come unto me!' But Jesus answering said to him, 'Suffer now, for thus it is becoming to us to fulfil all righteousness,' then he doth suffer 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 going on the way, they came upon a certain water, and the eunuch said, 'Lo, water; what doth hinder me to be baptized?'

Acts 10:47

Then answered Peter, 'The water is any one able to forbid, that these may not be baptized, who the Holy Spirit did receive -- even as also we?'

Baptism » Remission of sins, signified by

Baptism » Adopted by Christ

John 3:22

After these things came Jesus and his disciples to the land of Judea, and there he did tarry with them, and was baptizing;

John 4:1-2

When therefore the Lord knew that the Pharisees heard that Jesus more disciples doth make and baptize than John, (though indeed Jesus himself was not baptizing, but his disciples,)

Baptism » Administered to » Individuals

Acts 8:38

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

Acts 9:18

And immediately there fell from his eyes as it were scales, he saw again also presently, and having risen, was baptized,

Baptism » Regeneration, the inward and spiritual grace of

John 3:5-6

Jesus answered, 'Verily, verily, I say to thee, If any one may not be born of water, and the Spirit, he is not able to enter into the reign of God; that which hath been born of the flesh is flesh, and that which hath been born of the Spirit is spirit.

Baptism » Faith necessary to

Acts 18:8

and Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue did believe in the Lord with all his house, and many of the Corinthians hearing were believing, and they were being baptized.

Acts 8:37

And Philip said, 'If thou dost believe out of all the heart, it is lawful;' and he answering said, 'I believe Jesus Christ to be the Son of God;'

Baptism » Those that have been baptized into Christ

Galatians 3:27-29

for as many as to Christ were baptized did put on Christ; there is not here Jew or Greek, there is not here servant nor freeman, there is not here male and female, for all ye are one in Christ Jesus; and if ye are of Christ then of Abraham ye are seed, and according to promise -- heirs.

Baptism » Baptizing all nations

Matthew 28:18-20

And having come near, Jesus spake to them, saying, 'Given to me was all authority in heaven and on earth; having gone, then, disciple all the nations, (baptizing them -- to the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all, whatever I did command you,) and lo, I am with you all the days -- till the full end of the age.'

Baptism » Appointed an ordinance of the Christian church

Matthew 28:19-20

having gone, then, disciple all the nations, (baptizing them -- to the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all, whatever I did command you,) and lo, I am with you all the days -- till the full end of the age.'

Baptism » There being one baptism

Ephesians 4:4-6

one body and one Spirit, according as also ye 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 you all,

Baptism » Baptism saving

1 Peter 3:20-21

who sometime disbelieved, when once the long-suffering of God did wait, in days of Noah -- an ark being preparing -- in which few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water; also to which an antitype doth now save us -- baptism, (not a putting away of the filth of flesh, but the question of a good conscience in regard to God,) through the rising again of Jesus Christ,

Baptism » Those that believe and are baptized

Mark 16:16-19

he who hath believed, and hath been baptized, shall be saved; and he who hath not believed, shall be condemned. 'And signs shall accompany those believing these things; in my name demons they shall cast out; with new tongues they shall speak; serpents they shall take up; and if any deadly thing they may drink, it shall not hurt them; on the ailing they shall lay hands, and they shall be well.' read more.
The Lord, then, indeed, after speaking to them, was received up to the 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 having taken them, in that hour of the night, he did bathe them from the blows, and was baptized, himself and all his presently,

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 did believe in the Lord with all his house, and many of the Corinthians hearing were believing, and they were being baptized.

Baptism » Examples of » The ethiopian eunuch

Acts 8:38

and he commanded the chariot to stand still, and they both went down to 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

and they, having heard, were baptized -- to the name of the Lord Jesus,

Baptism » Examples of » Saul of tarsus

Acts 9:18

And immediately there fell from his eyes as it were scales, he saw again also presently, and having risen, 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 from men?' And they were reasoning with themselves, saying, 'If we should say, From heaven; he will say to us, Wherefore, then, did ye not believe him?

Luke 3:12

And there came also tax-gatherers to be baptised, and they said unto him, 'Teacher, what shall we do?'

John 3:23

and John was also baptizing in Aenon, nigh to Salem, because there were many waters there, and they were coming and were being baptized --

Acts 10:37

ye -- ye have known; -- the word that came throughout all Judea, having begun from Galilee, after the baptism that John preached;

Topics on Baptism

Baptism, Features Of

Acts 10:47

Then answered Peter, 'The water is any one able to forbid, that these may not be baptized, who the Holy Spirit did receive -- even as also we?'

Baptism, in the Gospels

Exodus 30:19-20

and Aaron and his sons have washed at it their hands and their feet,

Baptism, Places Used

Mark 1:5-10

and there were going forth to him all the region of Judea, and they of Jerusalem, and they were all baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins.

Christ's Baptism

Matthew 3:13

Then cometh Jesus from Galilee upon the Jordan, unto John to be baptized by him,

Christian Baptism

John 3:22

After these things came Jesus and his disciples to the land of Judea, and there he did tarry with them, and was baptizing;

John's Baptism

John 3:23

and John was also baptizing in Aenon, nigh to Salem, because there were many waters there, and they were coming and were being baptized --