Acts 2 records the Apostle Peter, on the day of Pentecost, preaching to the crowds to “repent and be baptised in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission (or forgiveness) of sins” (Acts 2:38). Other detailed records of baptisms in the book of Acts show the first Apostles baptising in the name of Jesus.
Why do we say in the name of the Father Son and Holy Spirit?
“The Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit” are not names for different parts of God, but one name for God because three persons exist in God as one entity. They cannot be separate from one another. Each person is understood as having the identical essence or nature, not merely similar natures.
When were the disciples baptized?
The first occurrence of this “baptism” was Pentecost 36 CE when those in the “upper room” were baptized or anointed with Holy Spirit. This baptism is reserved for those who are selected by God Almighty to serve in heaven with HIS son Jesus.
Did Paul baptize in the name of Jesus?
Other detailed records of baptisms in the book of Acts show the first Apostles baptising in the name of Jesus. The Apostle Paul also refers to baptism into Christ Jesus. Over time the Trinitarian formula from Matthew 28:19 became popularized.
Who was baptized in the New Testament?
The baptism of Jesus is described in the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke. John’s gospel does not directly describe Jesus’ baptism. John the Baptist was a 1st-century mission preacher on the banks of the River Jordan. He baptized Jews for repentance in the River Jordan.
What are the 3 baptism?
Popularly, Christians administer baptism in one of three ways: immersion, aspersion or affusion.