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The Importance of Baptism

Mar 10, 2024    Pastor Matt Young

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Pastor Matt goes totally rogue with a powerful message on the essence of baptism and repentance, inspired directly by the Holy Spirit. Whether you're joining us in person or online, expect a journey through Scripture that challenges and uplifts.

πŸ“– Scripture Reference: Matthew 28:19 New King James Version 19Β Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit

Main Points: Today's sermon dives deep into the transformative power of baptism in the believer's life, referencing the profound symbolism found in Scripture.

Understanding Baptism:

- Water Baptism 🌊: A symbol of repentance and new life.

- Baptism in the Blood of Jesus ❀️: The true baptism of salvation.

The Three Baptisms πŸ™: Salvation, Spirit, and Repentance.

What is Repentance?

It's not just saying sorry or feeling bad, It's a mind change.

πŸ”„: Taking on God's thoughts for your thoughts.

The Journey from Salvation to Discipleship:

- Being saved is just the beginning.

- Discipleship is about pursuing a life disciplined in the ways of Christ.

- Living in Christ: The Great Commission 🌍: Go and make disciples of all nations.

- The call to think differently and embrace the mind of Christ.

Conclusion & Key Takeaway:

Today, Pastor Matt reminds us that baptism is not just a ritual; it's a declaration of a life changed by Jesus Christ. Whether through the waters of baptism or the daily decision to follow Christ, we're called to think differently and align our lives with God's will.

As disciples of Christ, our journey is one of constant transformation, marked by a willingness to leave behind old ways and embrace the newness of life in Jesus. Let's carry this message into our week, remembering that through Him, we have the power to overcome and live a life of purpose and victory.

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