Contributed by Ajai Prakash on May 19, 2010
It is not the water that washes away our sins; it is the Spirit of God. Baptism is important as the sign that one has been justified by faith and as the public declaration of one’s faith in Christ and membership in a local body of believers, it is not the
Opening illustration: One Sunday, a pastor was giving a sermon on baptism and in the course of his sermon he was illustrating the fact that baptism should take place by sprinkling and not by immersion.
He pointed out some instances in the Bible. He said that when John the Baptist baptized Jesus