Why is baptism so important to Christians? The main reasoning is because Jesus modeled it and Jesus commanded it. Jesus, while not needing baptism, was baptized to identify Himself with the people He came to save. Sinful people had been baptized in that water through a symbolic washing away of sins. Sinless Jesus was baptized in order to plunge Himself among the people’s sins.
I’m a Southern Baptist. We have a large family cooperating as the largest Protestant denomination. With such an expansive group of churches, it means that we do have a few family crazies that we still … Read more