Sermons on Baptism & Church Membership

How Do Circumcision and Baptism Correspond?

Romans 4:9-12

by John Piper

The way God constituted his people under the old covenant is different than how he does it today.

Christ Did Not Send Me to Baptize

1 Corinthians 1:10-17

by John Piper

Baptism is an act of obedience to the command of Jesus (Matthew 28:19, 20). And for that very reason it should never divert our attention away from Christ onto a man. It should express our desire to rely on Christ alone for salvation and to boast only in him.

What Is Baptism, and How Important Is It?

Colossians 2:8-15

by John Piper

The drama of baptism gets its meaning from the gospel.

How Important Is Church Membership?

1 Corinthians 12:12-31

by John Piper

All believers should join a church if possible, because the local church is an expression of the universal church.

What Baptism Portrays

Romans 5:20 - 6:4

by John Piper

Strengthened to Suffer: Christ, Noah, and Baptism

1 Peter 3:18-22

by John Piper

The Son of Man came not to be served, but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many. Let's follow him.

What is Baptism and Does it Save?

1 Peter 3:18-22

by John Piper

Go and Make Disciples, Baptizing Them...

Matthew 28:18-20

by John Piper

When we make disciples, we bid people to come and die to their old, destructive ways and to live for Jesus, who loved them and gave himself for them.

I Baptize You with Water

The Baptism of John

Matthew 3

by John Piper

What was significant about John's baptism, and how does it relate to the way we baptize today?

A Celebration of Baptism

Acts 2:36-42

by John Piper

What counts in the new people is not who your parents are but whom you live for; and therefore a new symbol for the new covenant people is given, baptism.

Thoughts on Baptism

Sunday Evening Message

by John Piper

Baptism gives expression to our faith that we are God's from head to toe.