The Basics of Baptism

A crucial step of obedience

Baptism is a big deal to God and a crucial step of obedience! This is confirmed throughout the New Testament. So if you’re a new Christian, or you’ve ever just wondered why it’s so important, how it works, when to get baptised and by whom, this booklet will help you to understand and action this significant step of obedience from a Biblical perspective.  This booklet is for beginners, backsliders and the bewildered with questions about God’s purpose for water baptism, and how to take this crucial step of obedience.

Die Basiese Beginsels van Waterdoop

‘n kardinale stap van gehoorsaamheid
BY Leonard Strydom

Die waterdoop is ongelooflik belangrik!

As jy jou Bybel sou optel en deur die Nuwe Testament lees, sou jy gou opmerk presies hóé belangrik God die doop ag. Dat ons as gelowiges dit dus as net so belangrik moet ag, behoort vanselfsprekend te wees. Die kans is egter goed dat jy baie vrae het. Hoekom is die doop nou juis so belangrik? Hoe weet ek wanneer ek my moet laat doop? Wie kan my doop en presies hoe werk dit? Die doel van hierdie boekie is om jou die belang van hierdie stap in jou geloofsreis te help verstaan, het sy jy onlangs gelowig geword het, of reeds ‘n lang pad met die Here stap.

Leonard is a lead elder in Joshua Generation Church, South Africa. He is husband to Karla and father to twins. Leonard is also an avid rock climber and adventure enthusiast. Follow him on Facebook for more.

© Reproduction, printing and distribution is restricted and subject to obtaining approval from the copyright owners at [email protected]. First Edition May 2022, Cape Town


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