GREAT QUOTES on BAPTISM "Baptism with water is the sign and seal of baptism with the Spirit, as much as it is of the forgiveness of sins. Water-baptism is the initiatory Christian rite, because Spirit-baptism is the initiatory Christian experience." - John Stott "After many painful trials, which none can know, but those who are taught to relinquish a system in which they had been educated, I settled down in the full persuasion, that the immersion of a professing believer in Christ is the only Christian baptism." - Adoniram Judson, missionary. "I am obliged to take God´s Word as I find it, and here I read these words of our Lord Jesus Christ, `He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved.´ `Do not dwell on the baptism,´ says one; `leave that out.´ That is what you say, my dear Sir; I cannot see your face, but I do not believe that you are my master. My Master is the Lord who taught holy men to write this Book, and I can only go by the Book; the Book has the baptism in it, so I must stick to the truth as it is in the Book: `He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved.´" -Charles Spurgeon on Mark 16:16. "Do you not know that as many of us as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His death? Therefore we were buried with Him through baptism into death." -Romans 6:3-4, NKJV. "Baptism sets forth the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ, and our participation therein... We are buried with him in baptism unto death..." -Charles Spurgeon.