Baptism

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Baptism is the symbol of Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection, and symbolizes your new life as a Christian. For those who have accepted Christ and want to follow His example, baptism is an opportunity to identify yourself with The Savior and show the world that you are a follower of Christ! Baptism isn’t required for salvation, but is the NEXT STEP of faith for believers.WHY GET BAPTIZED?

Because you want to follow Christ’s example (Mark 1:9), and Jesus told all believers to do it and set an example by being baptized (Matthew 28:19-20). Baptism is an opportunity to identify ourselves with the Savior and show the world that you are a follower of Christ! 1 John 2:3Acts 18:8

WHEN SHOULD I BE BAPTIZED?

As soon as you have believed! You shouldn’t put it off! 
Acts 2:41Acts 8:35-38

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF BAPTISM?

It is a symbol of Christ’s death, burial and resurrection  and it is a symbol of your new life as a Christian. 1 Corinthians 15:3-4II Corinthians 5:17

 WHO SHOULD GET BAPTIZED?

Every person that believes in Christ. The one and only requirement for baptism is that your believe in Christ. Acts 8:13

DO YOU BAPTIZE CHILDREN/INFANTS?

Hardy Street Baptist Church does not baptize children until they are old enough to understand and believe. Baptism follows a personal decision to follow Christ and trust Jesus for their salvation. Acts 2:41.

INTERESTED IN BAPTISM?

We would love to talk to you! Email the pastor's office here. We also strongly recommend that you have interest in baptism that you attend an upcoming session of our Starting Point Workshop.

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