Questions and Answers



Baptism in water (or water baptism)



1. What is water baptism, and what does it represent?

2. Is water baptism optional or mandatory?

3. Is it through water baptism that remission of sins is obtained?

4. What was the baptism for the dead that was practiced by some believers at Corinth, as it is written: "Else what shall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all? why are they then baptized for the dead?" (1 Corinthians 15:29)?

5. God commanded the apostles to baptize, does it mean that only the apostles have the divine authority to baptize?

6. Can water baptism be ministered by sprinkling?

7. Should infants be baptized?

8. In whose name should water baptism be administered?

9. Was it when we were baptized in water that we entered into the new covenant with God?