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Lesson3: Conditions of Forgiveness - Confession, Baptism, Sprinkling? Infants?

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Conversion, Salvation, Forgiveness - Free Online Bible Study Course: Lesson 3. Conditions of forgiveness: confession and baptism. Infant baptism, sprinkling, pouring, immersion, the proper purpose for being baptized.

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Conversion from Sin

Quiz on Lesson #3: Conditions for Receiving Forgiveness (Part 2)

*1,2* Whom did Nathanael confess Jesus to be? Answer: He said Jesus was the and the .

*3,4* What did the Samaritans say about Jesus? Answer: They believed He is the Christ, the of the .

*5* What confession was made by the man Jesus had healed of blindness? Answer: When Jesus informed him that He was the Son of God, the man answered, "Lord, I ."

*6,7* Who did Martha and Peter say Jesus is? Answer: They said He is the , the Son of .

*8* Why is confession needed? Answer: With the mouth confession is made unto .

*9* What had Timothy done when he was called to eternal life? Answer: He had confessed the in the sight of many witnesses.

*10* Why did the treasurer need to tell Philip what he believed about Jesus? Answer: The treasurer wanted to be , but before Philip would do so he needed to know the man had faith.

*11* What are the consequences of confessing (or not confessing) Jesus? Answer: If we confess Him before men, He will . But if we deny Him, He will deny us.

*12* Why is it important to confess Jesus is the Son of God? Answer: Whoever confesses Jesus, God and he abides in God.

*13* What problem did these people have? Answer: Although they knew who Jesus was, they would not .

*14,15* What should happen before a person is baptized? Answer: The must be preached to him and he must it.

*16* What was necessary for these people to become children of God? Answer: They were children of God by , because they had been baptized into Christ.

*17* What happened before these people were baptized? Answer: The message about Christ and His kingdom was to them and they believed it.

*18* Who was baptized here? Answer: Those who were baptized.

*19* What were they commanded to do before baptism? Answer: They were commanded to and be baptized.

*20* What reason is given to explain why John chose the place where he baptized? Answer: He chose the place because there was there.

*21* How is Jesus' baptism described? Answer: He was baptized in the and then came up from the water.

*22,23* How is the baptism of the treasurer described? Answer: They came to some water, they went the water, Philip baptized him, and then they came the water.

*24,25* What are we told about the action of baptism here? Answer: We are with Jesus in baptism and then with Jesus, as the Father raised Him from the dead.

*26* When our hearts are sprinkled from an evil conscience, what happens to our bodies? Answer: Our bodies are with pure water.

*27,28* Who will be saved according to this passage? Answer: He who and is will be saved.

*29* Where does salvation come in this passage: (a) before baptism, or (b) as a result of baptism. Answer: .

*30* What did Peter say a sinner must do to receive remission of sins? Answer: He said to repent and be for remission of sins.

*31* What blessing was promised to Saul (Paul) as a result of baptism? Answer: He was told to be baptized and his sins.

*32,33* Into what does the passage say we are baptized? Answer: As many of us as were baptized into were baptized into His .

*34* How many people have put on Christ? Answer: As many as were into Christ have put Him on.

*35* What does this passage say saves us? Answer: The salvation of Noah by water (v20) was a type or symbol of that which saves us (the antitype), namely .

*36* What baptism had these men received? Answer: They had been baptized into baptism, so they had to be baptized in the name of Jesus.

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Have you confessed Jesus to be the Christ, the Son of God?

Have you been baptized in water?

Was your baptism a sprinkling, pouring, or immersion?

If you have been baptized, which of the following is true in your case? (a) When I was baptized I understood that baptism is necessary to receive forgiveness of sins by the blood of Jesus, or (b) I did not understand the purpose of baptism when I was baptized, but I am now willing to be baptized Scripturally. Answer:

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