Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Do You Need To Be Baptized To Be Saved?

There has been great debate over the years regarding what did Peter mean when he wrote this passage:

Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you, not as a removal of dirt from the body but as an appeal to God for a good conscience, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ (1 Peter 3:21).

Notice, this verse says, " saves you." Many have said this confirms baptismal regeneration which some Christian denominations hold to. Does baptism save you or it is a confirmation of being saved?

To helps understand this verse, here is Gabe Hughes with another "When We Understand The Text" video:

Next, John Piper looks more intently into this passage along with verse 22:

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