What should precede baptism?

  Hello K, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. The scriptures teach that baptism should be preceded by repentance. Some religious leaders are so happy when sinners request to be baptized that they rush them into the baptistery without making sure … Read More

Why did the sinless Jesus get baptized?

Hello D, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. Some wonder why did the perfect Jesus ask John to baptize Him when John was preaching the baptism of repentance? (Matthew 3:11). John himself realized his own unworthiness and his own need to be … Read More

What’s the age when someone can be baptized?

  Hello E, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory “He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned” (Mark 16:16). The Bible presents two requirements for baptism. The first is the inward … Read More

Was anyone in the Bible baptized twice?

Hello P, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. The Bible in Acts 19:1-5 shows the need for re-baptism in certain cases: “1 And it came to pass, that, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul having passed through the upper coasts came … Read More

Can a regular member in the church baptize a new convert?

Hello J, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. The scriptures do not indicate that a regular Christian can baptize a new convert. The Bible shows that the Lord appointed disciples, ministers, bishops and deacons to conduct this holy service. The reason for that … Read More

Did Household Baptisms mean that infants were baptized?

Hello T, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. Advocates of infant baptism claim that Acts 10, Acts 16, and 1 Corinthians 1 are proof that infant baptism is scriptural. These are the so-called household baptisms. Proponents of infant baptism assume that … Read More