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Salvation in Jesus Christ and the 3 Baptisms

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by , 4 Weeks Ago at 09:44 AM (62 Views)
Hello everyone,

This blog explains how I understand salvation in Jesus Christ and the works that follow which are displayed in the 3 baptisms of Water, Holy Spirit and Fire.

May the Spirit of Truth deliver us from all lies from the enemy that we have believed to be true in our hearts and show us the Truth. May we have ears to hear what the Spirit is saying.


The only work required for the lost to be saved is to BELIEVE on the One the Father has sent to save us, which is Jesus Christ. Because of His great love for us, we in turn, also love Him with all our heart, soul, mind and strength.

However, there are works that follow salvation BUT are NOT required for salvation they are just simply the result of salvation.

To me, these works fall under the 3 Baptisms - Water, Holy Spirit, and Fire.

After we receive Jesus Christ we are saved.

Next, we are water baptized to signify that we consider our "old man" to be buried with Christ and raised to be a "new creation" IN Christ. Now, the life we live is no longer us but, Christ in us. We deny ourselves, take up our cross and follow Jesus.

Next, baptism of the Holy Spirit - the Gift of the Holy Spirit - the Sealing of us with the Holy Spirit. The Power of God in us working mightily to do those things that witness and testify of Jesus Christ as Lord, our Lord - the Savior of the world.

Note: The Gentile house of Cornelius actually got the Holy Spirit Baptism first then, they were water baptized. So, these two baptisms have no specific order.

Now, we grow with the Word and the Spirit. The Holy Spirit leads us and guides us into all truth. Reveals the meaning of the scriptures, shows us secret manna - hidden truths in the Word of God. Cultivates the Fruit of the Spirit in us, until we can finally produce fruit in season and out of season - basically, love at all times. Lavishes upon us Gifts of the Spirit to edify and build up each other in the Body of Christ.

Last, baptism with Fire. Our faith, what we believe and everything we do for Christ will be tested. This is the race of faith we must run and finish our course, like Paul did. We hold on to our Faith in Christ and share it with others.

You'll know when you're in the Fire because all hell will break loose on you for no apparent reason! Satan desires to sift us like wheat, but Jesus has prayed for us that our faith will not fail us, and after we have been tested we will strengthen our brethren - just like Peter did.

The race of faith is just simply NOT going back to Egypt, but pressing on through the desert wilderness that is designed to kill our "flesh" carnality. Finally, the Promised Land - Heaven. Just as God was with the Israelites in their wilderness journey, He is also with us in ours.

Have peace, the most important work that God wants from us is to BELIEVE in Him and LOVE Him - both to be done with all our hearts, minds, souls, and strength.

I know this is long, sorry. I hope it helped someone!
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