15 For I will give you words and wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict. (Luck 21:15)

After preaching about the cross, Peter calls his hearers to repent and be baptized for the forgiveness of sins (Acts 2:38). This stud helps establish the link between Christ’s sacrifice and our forgiveness of sins by means of baptism.

Colossians 1:13-14 (Tap to Expand)

What is salvation or redemption? It’s the forgiveness of sins b the blood of Jesus.

Acts 2:36-41 (Tap to Expand)

  • When do we receive the forgiveness of sins? Baptism is for the forgiveness of sins because it is our connection to Jesus’ death, burial, and resurrection.
  • Those who accepted this message were baptized, thus they were saved (note the parallel in v. 47).

Romans 6:1-4 (Tap to Expand)

  • We are baptized into Jesus’ death, burial, and resurrection. (Thus, Peter directed his hearers to be baptized in response to the cross Act 2:38).
  • We, too, will be raised to a new life through baptism. Thus, we are born again.

Romans 10:5-13 (Tap to Expand)

  • (note the reference to Deuteronomy 30:12-13 and Joel 2:31) Like Paul, all in Rome who were baptized, were baptized to be raised to a new life.
  • Also like Paul, all who call on the name of the Lord will be saved (Acts 22:16).
  • We profess Jesus to be Lord (Thus, we are no longer Lord of our life a statement of Repentance. See 2 Timothy 2:19 and Acts 2:21, 38) at our baptism.
  • Are you ready to make Jesus your Lord?

Acts 22:7-16 (Tap to Expand)

  • After encountering Jesus, repenting, praying, fasting (see Acts 9:9-11), being healed, and being called by God, Paul still remains in sin until he is baptized.
  • He calls on the name of the Lord at his baptism.
  • Have you made Jesus the Lord of your life?
  • Then What are waiting for? Get up, be baptized, and wash our sins away!