Is Water Baptism more than Just a Symbolic Act?


Life Ministries

In my two articles “Is water baptism necessary for salvation” part 1 and 2, I argue that water baptism is not necessary for salvation but that it is faith alone that saves (John 3:14-18, 5:24, 20:31, Acts 10:43, 15:7-11, 16:31, 26:18, Romans 1:16-17,10: 9-17, Ephesians 2:8-9, Philippians 3:9, 1 John 5:13).

Even though many believers argue that water baptism is not necessary for salvation they are still advocating that something more than a symbolic act is taking place. But to state that water baptism is more than a symbolic act is in fact the same as saying that water baptism is necessary for salvation.

A valid question to ask here is what scripture these people use to verify their claim? Where does it say that water baptism is more than a symbolic act? You can`t use any of the following verses; Romans 6, Galatians 3:27, Ephesians 4:5, Colossians 2:11, 1…

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