Water Baptism Devotional
Obeying Jesus' Commandment
So you must go and make disciples of all nations. Baptize them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Teach them to obey everything I have Commanded you. And you can be sure that I am always with you, to the every end. Matthew 28:19-20
Being baptized in water is one of the first steps you take in following Jesus. A friends of Jesus does not just learn about Jesus, but follows Jesus and does the things He did. The number one reason you should get baptized in water is because Jesus and told us to also.
When you became a friend of Jesus, you were brought into God's kingdom under Jesus' control. That means you have decided it is what Jesus says and follow His example. Jesus water baptized, so we should too. Take time right now to read about Jesus' baptism in your Bible in Matthew 3:13-17