Hey Element Church! We have a great next step for some of you coming up the next two Sundays (September 27th & October 4th) called Baptism. Baptism is the outward public expression of what Christ has done on the inside of our hearts. Baptism does not save us, but it is a Next Step after we have been saved.
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You might ask, “Why should I get baptized?” Here’s why:
1. TO FOLLOW THE EXAMPLE OF JESUS: “One day Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee, and John baptized him in the Jordan River.” -Mark 1:9 – NLT
2. BECAUSE JESUS COMMANDS IT: Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” -Matthew 28:19-20 – NLT
3. BECAUSE IT DEMONSTRATES I AM A FOLLOWER OF CHRIST: “And we can be sure that we know him if we obey his commandments.” -1 John 2:3 – NLT
If you have received Jesus Christ as Savior but have not yet been publicly baptized, this is your Next Step. If you need to be baptized, please take two minutes to sign up HERE and we can’t wait to celebrate with you.