The Role of Baptism

in Salvation

On-Line Correspondence Course #8: Learning about God, Man, and Salvation. Be sure to visit our series of articles on God's plan of salvation and the necessity of baptism according to that plan.

If you wish to receive a reply, please provide your return e-mail address and name:
* e-mail Address:

* Name

The following personal information is optional.

Street Address

  • City:
  • State:
  • Zip Code:

Please use your Bible to look up the following verses and answer the related questions. You can click on the verses to visit an off-site resource that provides the scripture. Questions without verses should be based on your opinion and common understanding.

The Universal Need for Salvation

  1. What does "salvation" mean to you?
  2. Do we need salvation? (Romans 3:23; I John 1:8)
    YES  NO 
  3. Through whom does man receive salvation? (Ephesians 1:7; Acts 4:12)
  4. To whom is the gospel invitation open? (Romans 1:16; Matthew 28:19)

The Command to be Baptized

  1. What were the apostles commanded to do? (Matthew 28:19)
  2. After being taught the gospel of Jesus, what did people do? (Acts 8:38; Acts 16:33)
  3. After believing, when were these people baptized? (Acts 8:38; Acts 16:33)

The Process of Baptism

  1. In what manner was the Eunuch baptized? (Acts 8:38)
  2. What did Jesus do immediately after being baptized? (Matthew 3:16)
  3. Why were they baptizing in the city of Aenon? (John 3:23)
  4. If "much water" was required, and those baptized went down into and came up out of the water, then were people immersed or sprinkled in the New Testament?
  5. What other types of water baptism, if any, are referenced in the Bible? (Acts 1:4-5)

Conclusion

  1. Is belief in Christ the only requirement given by God for salvation? (James 2:19)
    YES  NO 
  2. In general, what else must accompany our faith? Is faith alone sufficient? (James 2:14-26)
  3. What else does Jesus say must accompany belief in order for us to be saved? (Mark 16:15-16)
  4. What was Peter's answer to being asked "What shall we do"? (Acts 2:38)
  5. According to this same verse, what was the purpose of their baptism? (Acts 2:38)
  6. What two things happen at the time of baptism?

    a) Galatians 3:26-27
    b) Acts 2:41,47

  7. In conclusion, must we be baptized to be saved?
    YES  NO 

Comments

  1. What do you think about the overall length of this lesson?
    very short  little short  just right  little long  very long 

  2. What do you think about the overall challenge of this lesson?
    boring  little easy  just right  little tough  too difficult 

  3. Do you have additional questions or comments?

  4. Your feedback is greatly appreciated, because it helps us restructure the format of the lessons to help benefit future students.

If you have any questions or experience any technical difficulties while completing this form, please let us know.

Unless otherwise noted, all quotations are from the New King James Version, copyright © 1994 by Thomas Nelson Publishers.

Questions and Comments can be sent to us using this form. Logo, name, and graphics are copyrighted by © insearchoftruth.org 1999, 2017. All other content is hereby released to the public domain, and therefore, may be freely copied and distributed without inquiry. However, it would be appreciated if you provided a link back to our site.

All material on this site is informational only and provided "as is" without warranties, representations, or guarantees of any kind. insearchoftruth.org disclaims any and all implied warranties respecting your judgment before God. Only Jesus can stand beside you in final judgment; however, insearchoftruth.org is unqualified to guarantee His representation. Use of insearchoftruth.org is entirely at your own risk and is not a substitute for conducting your own honest Bible study and search for truth.

Search our site


Find Bible verse or word

HELP

Share

Article Updates

What Is Wrong with Prom? - 2016-3-26

“As He Is In the Light” — Answering Continual Cleansing - 2015-4-19

Overcoming Habitual Sins - 2015-3-28

Review of "God's Judgments and Punishments" - 2014-10-13

"Watering Down Hell" - 2014-10-13

Studying Error? - 2014-3-15

Degrees of Judging - 2014-1-23

Forum Updates

Re: Should We Not Pray for Some? - m273p15c - 2015-08-11 11:28 PM

Re: Views on Worship - churchmouse - 2015-07-14 8:54 PM

Re: Views on Worship - Orion - 2015-07-12 07:26 AM

Should We Not Pray for Some? - churchmouse - 2015-05-14 11:11 PM

Re: Views on Worship - davidedmorn - 2015-03-06 02:20 AM

Re: Views on Worship - churchmouse - 2015-02-02 5:49 PM

answering attempts to restrict generic authority - m273p15c - 2015-01-24 3:48 PM