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20 Bible Verses about Water For Baptism

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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;

John 1:31

And I knew him not; but that he should be made manifest to Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water.

John 1:26

John answered them, saying, I baptize with water, but there stands one among you, whom ye know not;

John 1:33

And I knew him not; but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending and abiding on him, the same is he who baptizes 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.

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 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?

1 John 5:6

This is Jesus, the Christ, who came by water and blood; not by water only, but by water and blood. And the Spirit is he that bears witness, because the Spirit is the truth.

1 John 5:8

And there are three that bear witness on earth, the Spirit and the water and the blood; and these three agree in one.

Matthew 3:13-17

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; and, behold, a voice from the heavens, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.

Mark 1:9-11

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. And as soon as he was come out of the water, John saw the heavens opened and the Spirit like a dove descending and resting upon him; and there came a voice from heaven, saying, Thou art my dear Son, in whom I delight.

Luke 3:21-22

Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass that, Jesus also being baptized and praying, the heaven was opened, and the Holy Spirit descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which said, Thou art my beloved Son; in thee is my delight.

John 1:31-34

And I knew him not; but that he should be made manifest to Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water. And John gave testimony, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him. And I knew him not; but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending and abiding on him, the same is he who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.read more.
And I have seen and have given testimony that this is the Son of God.

John 1:26-27

John answered them, saying, I baptize with water, but there stands one among you, whom ye know not; he it is, who coming after me is preferred before me, whose shoe's latchet I am not worthy to unloose.

Acts 8:36-39

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? 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. 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.read more.
And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, so that the eunuch saw him no more, and he went on his way rejoicing.

Acts 10:47

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

1 Peter 3:20-22

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, who is at the right hand of God, having ascended into heaven, unto whom the angels and the authorities and powers are subject.

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