29.4 Baptism: Immersion

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The Text

The Chapter

Immersion, or dipping of the person in water, is necessary to the due administration of this ordinance.

The Confession

Matthew 3:16 (CSB) When Jesus was baptized, he went up immediately from the water. The heavens suddenly opened for him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming down on him.

John 3:23 (CSB) John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was plenty of water there. People were coming and being baptized,