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John says in his first letter, in verses 7 and 8, "For there are three that testify: the Spirit and the water and the blood; and the three are in agreement." It is obvious that we are saved by the blood of Jesus Christ, in that our sins are fully payed for by the act of His death, and there no longer stands any accusation or record of wrong against us ...


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He is making the distinction that baptism is not the same as cleaning up one's body. That it's a symbolic action. It might have been a time when washing was starting to be seen as mostly an action for cleaning up one's body. From my reading of the law, it seems that washing had more of a ceremonial meaning, as when it mentions that a man who has had an ...


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"Corresponding to that, baptism now saves you—not the removal of dirt from the flesh, but an appeal to God for a good conscience—through the resurrection of Jesus Christ" This scripture appaears self-evidence in its' meaning, that of not being the passing through the physical water in and of itself, but all of the other things that constitute how a ...


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In 1 Peter 3:21, the Greek word ἀντίτυπον ( antitypon) reveals that the water that saved the eight souls in the Great Deluge is an antitype of the water baptism that saves. This means that both the eight and all Christians received the same sort of salvation (rescue)away from the evil world not from any kind of sin or sins. The immediate context shows that ...



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