BAPTISM2024-02-17T16:12:10+00:00

BAPTISM IS…

  • a picture of the forgiveness and cleansing from sin that comes through faith in Jesus

  • a symbol of dying to your old self and being raised to new life in Christ

  • a public declaration of your faith in Jesus Christ and a commitment to follow Him

  • an important step of obedience in the believer’s life, yet only an outward acknowledgment of the salvation experience already accomplished

FAQs

I was baptized before, do I need to get baptized again?2023-12-02T21:51:24+00:00

If you were baptized as a baby or child before you trusted in Christ, then yes, you should. If you were baptized as a believer elsewhere, you don’t have to be baptized again at GBC.

Does baptism forgive my sins?2023-12-02T21:52:43+00:00

No—trusting Jesus forgives your sins.  Baptism is a public declaration of your decision to trust Jesus.

Do I need to have it all together before being baptized?2023-12-02T21:55:14+00:00

No – being baptized doesn’t mean you’re perfect.  If you are trusting Christ for salvation, you’re ready to be baptized.

What do I need to do to get baptized at GBC?2023-12-02T21:57:40+00:00

Let us know you are interested.   We offer baptism classes regularly where you can learn more about the purpose of baptism.

Contact us to find out more about taking this important next step in your faith.

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