Lesson 4: The Doctrine of Baptisms

These questions require a SCRIPTURAL response. Use your Bible to find the answers. Your answers are NOT limited to the exact verses cited in the class or book. However, if your answer contradicts the verses that were cited, you should be able to explain why those verses are not relevant to the subject. Remember, the Word of God cannot contradict itself.


  1. How should a Christian demonstrate his faith?
  2. What is the spiritual significance of water?
  3. What New Testament Scriptures teach us about the baptism of Noah’s day?
  4. What New Testament Scriptures teach us about the baptism unto Moses?
  5. What kind of water baptism did John the Baptist administer?
  6. What is the significance of Christian Baptism?
  7. In what way does the Baptism of the Holy Ghost compare to Old Testament circumcision?
  8. What is another name for the Baptism of the Holy Ghost?
  9. When will the Baptism of Fire occur?
  10. Who administers the Baptism of the Holy Ghost and the Baptism of Fire?


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For Further Study:

Read Chapter 4 in The Principles of the Doctrine of Christ.

Discuss the following:

Why should Christians be water baptized?

How does the "one baptism" of Ephesians 4 harmonize with the "doctrine of baptisms" (plural)?


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