This is Nick getting baptized in Jesus’ name. He is the man I wrote about in the we have a dream post. I dedicate this poem to the memory of Nick and to all who have ever had the wonderful experience of having their sins washed away in baptism in the wonderful, saving name of Jesus!
Water Baptized In Jesus’ Name
willing and obedient
surrendered and submitted
sins are remitted
transgression all erased
washed, sanctified, justified
Jesus’ name called
called name, Jesus
justified, sanctified, washed
erased, all transgressions
remitted are sins
submitted and surrendered
obedient and willing
1Peter 3:21 The like figure whereunto even baptism doth also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ:
1Corinthians 6:11 And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.
Luke 24:47 And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at
Acts 2:38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Acts 4:12 Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.
Romans 6:4 Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.
Colossians 2:12 Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead.
Acts 22:16 And now why tarriest thou? arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord.