The Bible says that Jesus Christ was baptised by water in the River Jordan.
When Jesus was about 30 years of age, He went to His cousin John the Baptist and asked him to baptise Him in the river.
Following the baptism, the onlookers heard a voice from God in heaven saying how pleased He was with Jesus and what He had done through His baptism.
Was Jesus simply following the customs of the ancient pagan religions or was His baptism different? Was the baptism of Jesus a fulfilment of prophecy?
Is water baptism still relevant today? If so, how important is it?
Why is it that different churches seem to baptise in different ways, and does it really matter?
In this study guide, you will discover the rich meaning behind the symbol of biblical baptism.