Words of encouragement for baptism

Words of encouragement for baptism

  • “My past was made clean by my king.”
  • “Lord cleanse me of anything that breaks your heart.”
  • “God sometimes takes us into troubled waters not to drown us but to cleanse us.”
  • “Baptism is an outward testimony of an inward transformation. It’s the first step of obedience for a disciple of Christ.”
  • “You are sealed by the holy spirit in baptism and marked as Christ’s own forever.”
  • “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.”
  • “I want my life to be as clean as earth right after rain.”
  • “The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart.”
  • “Don’t be afraid to start over. It’s a new chance to rebuild what you want.”
  • “On this day of baptism may God, who loves us all, smile lovingly upon this child, so innocent and small… and may he guide this girl/boy throughout the years ahead as blessings light the pathway where those tiny feet are led.”
  • “Blessed are those who have not seen him and yet believe.” –John 20:29
  • “Because you are his child you not only need him, but he needs you.”
  • “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
  • “For you are God’s masterpiece created in Christ to do good works which God prepared in advance for you to do.”
  • “This is the part where you find out who you are.”
  •  “If we are truly in love with Christ and if we sense how much he loves us out hearts will light up with a joy that spreads to everyone around us.”
  • “There is something incredible hopeful about a fresh start.”
  •  “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”-Philippians 4:13
  • “The lord is my strength and my shield.” –Psalms 28:7
  • “There are times when we have to step into the darkness in faith, confident that God will place solid ground beneath our feet once we do.”
  • “Don’t shine so others can see you. Shine so that through you, others can see him.”
  • “For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord. They are plans for good, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11
  • “Every good and perfect gift is from above…” James 1:17
  • “She is clothed with strength and dignity and she laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks her words are wise and she give instructions with kindness.” Proverbs 31:25
  • “You must be born again.” John 3:7
  • “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.” Romans 6:4
  • “Perhaps this is the moment for which you have been created.” Esther 4:14
  • “And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized and wash your sins away, calling on his name.” Acts 22:16
  • “and this water symbolizes baptism that now saves you also- not the removal of dirt from the body but the pledge of a clear conscience toward God. It saves you by the resurrection of Jesus Christ.” 1 Peter 3:21
  • “For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.” Galatians 3:27
  • “There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.” Ephesians 4:4-6
  • “If you accept the belief that baptism incorporates us in the mystical body of Christ, into the divine DNA, then you might say that the Holy Spirit is present in each of us, and thus we have the capacity for the fullness of redemption, of transformation.” –Thomas Keating
  • “Your baptism is a step of obedience, a leap of faith and the beginning of a walk with the Lord that will last forever.” –Author Unknown
  • “When we understand our baptismal covenant and the gift of the Holy Ghost, it will change out lives and will establish our total allegiance to the kingdom of God. When temptations come our way, if we will listen, the Holy Ghost will remind us that we have promised to remember our Savior and obey the commandments of God.” –Robert D. Hales
  • “To obtain religion that will save us in the presence of God, we must obtain the Holy Ghost, we must believe on the Lord Jesus, then repent of our sins, that is, forsake them, then go forward and be immersed in water for the remission of sins, then receive the laying on of hands.” –Lorenzo Snow
  • When we were baptized we took upon us not only the name of Christ, but also the law of obedience.” – Robert D. Hales
  • “Baptism is faith in action.” –Watchman Nee
  • “There are two sides to this Baptism: The first is, you possess the Spirit; The second is that the Spirit possesses you.” –Smith Wigglesworth
  • “A man who knows that he is saved by believing in Christ does not, when he is baptized, lift his baptism into a saving ordinance. In fact, he is the very best protester against that mistake, because he holds that he has no right to be baptized until he is saved.” –Charles Spurgeon
  • “It takes a lot of courage, to be baptized in his name, to die to the old self and be forever change. May God bless your life for stepping out for him, proclaiming unto others the faith you have within.” – M.S. Lowndes
  • “Baptism in the Holy Spirit belongs to them that believe and are not of this world.” –Sunday Adelaja
  • “May God pour out his blessings on you today as you walk in his abundance and live in his love.”
  • “Today I close the door to my past, open the door to my future, take a deep breath and step through to a new life.”
  • “There can be no rebirth without a dark night of the soul, a total annihilation of all that you believed in and thought that you were.”
  • “To live fully is to let go and die with each passing moment, and to be reborn in each new one.”
  • “You must be born again.” –John 3:7
  • “As the droplets of water are placed upon you, you are wrapped in God’s precious love. May he bless, guide and protect you, keeping you safe, healthy and happy from above. God bless you.”
  • “Jesus answered and said to him, ‘Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” John 3:3
  • “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life” John 3:16
  • “So be good today, there is wonderful joy ahead.”
  • “Heaven is cheering you on today, tomorrow and forever.”
  • Thank you for coming to my child’s baptism. It’s always a joyous time when family and friends come together in celebration, and this day would not have been the same without you there. To be able to share in this moment with you means the world to me, as does your love and support.
  • Baptizing a child is a commitment to guide them through life. To surround them in love, security and hope. Seeing your face in the crowd reminded me of how important a role our family and friends play in this journey, and in our lives. Thank you for joining us on such a significant occasion.
  • This mama cannot fully express the joy I felt as you sat near me. Like sunshine on a cold day, you arrived, bringing a smile that renewed my soul. I never told you just how much I needed you there. Thank you for attending my child’s baptism.
  • As we navigate the twists and turns of each year, our paths may cross frequently, or sometimes not at all. In such a busy world, it is a privilege to have our loved ones make the effort to join us as we celebrate the baptism of our child. Thank you so much for coming.
  • I am as happy as a honeybee you made it to my child’s special day. Your support in our life is as sweet as honey. Even the thorns in life cannot stop me from letting you know how grateful I am that you made the time to come. Thank you for being there for this historical day in our family’s life.
  • Raising a child is an incredible task. It’s filled with ups and downs, and a constant rollercoaster of overwhelming love and new experiences. Without the support of special people like you, the ride would not be the same. Your presence at our child’s baptism was proof of how much we can rely on you. Thank you for coming.
  • There are moments in life we will treasure forever. These moments are made better by the people we get to share them with. Our child’s baptism was one of those times. I will forever remember your presence on such a monumental day in our lives. Thank you for joining us.
  • When life presents us with big moments that can last a lifetime, we want you there beside us. You showed up just as we hoped for an important occasion and were that steady rock of support. Thank you for coming to my child’s baptism. I will always appreciate that.
  • The world is overflowing with beautiful things. The cheerful chirping of birds. The endless colors of a garden. The soft sway of the ocean as its waves hit the shore. And your familiar face in the assembly of people. Thank you for joining us. With a simple act, you made my child’s baptism that much more beautiful.
  • When you plan something like the baptism of your child, it suddenly becomes clear whose presence you value in your life. You realize the importance of those people, and how much you want them there for your big moments. It is an honor to know you return the love we have for you. Thank you for coming.
  • As we go through the various stages of life, people filter in and out. Some pass through as swift as the wind in your hair. Others are as constant as the ground beneath your feet. I’m glad you are the latter. It has meant so much to us to have you there for the baptism of our child.
  • All too often, we take for granted the people around us. We become used to seeing their smiling faces. We assume they will always be at our side. Today, I was overcome with gratitude at what it truly means to have you in my circle. Thank you for being a part of our day as we baptized our child.
  • I felt a new life spark within me when you came with your kind eyes and reassuring smile. Your words deepened the true meaning of the ceremony that took place on this important day. You brought hope and purpose when you made the effort to be here for my little one’s baptism.
  • On the day we baptized our child, I was grateful for many things. For the love that filled the room. For the chattering voices that filled the air. For the loved ones that filled the seats. For your smiling face, kind words and loving heart. Thank you for celebrating this milestone with us.
  • I want my little one to have a community of support in their early stages of life, beginning with their baptism. You proved that very support I was searching for just by being there. It was an honor and a true delight to have you there. Thank you for coming!
  • Thank you for coming and being part of such a special day in my life and that of my child. Your presence added so much. Knowing that our cherished friends are taking such an active part in our lives is an honor.
  • It was such a delight to see you at our child’s baptism. It was a special day that I will always treasure and remember, and your presence made it even more special. Thanks so much for coming!
  • Thank you for attending the baptism of my child. I hugely appreciate having the support of loyal friends and family at such an important life event. Thank you for coming and showing your support and friendship.
  • Thank you for coming to the baptism of my child. It makes the job of being a parent so much easier knowing that our child will grow up in this world surrounded by warm and positive people like yourself. Your attendance meant a lot to me.
  • It was so thoughtful of you to find the time to attend our child’s baptism. They are so lucky to be growing up nurtured and cared for by such a strong network of friends and family. Thank you!
  •  “For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body – whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free – and we were all given the one Spirit to drink.” – 1 Corinthians 12:13
  • “So he ordered that they be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked Peter to stay with them for a few days.” – Acts 10:48
  • “And this water symbolizes baptism that now saves you also – not the removal of dirt from the body but the pledge of a clear conscience toward God. It saves you by the resurrection of Jesus Christ.” – 1 Peter 3:21
  • “And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized and wash your sins away, calling on his name.” – Acts 22:16
  • “For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.” – Galatians 3:27
  • “Having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through your faith in the working of God, who raised him from the dead.”- Colossians 2:12
  • “Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.” – Mark 16:16
  • “He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit,” – Titus 3:5
  • “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” – Unknown
  • “When all the people were being baptized, Jesus was baptized too. And as he was praying, heaven was opened and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: ‘You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.’” – Luke 3:21-22
  • “And so John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem went out to him. Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River.” – Mark 1:4-5
  • “I baptized you with water; but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.” – Mark 1:8
  • “Baptism is bowing before the Father and letting him do his work.” – Max Lucado
  • “Baptism is faith in action.” – Watchman Nee
  • “Baptism was to put a line of demarcation between your past sins when you are buried with him by baptism – You are buying your past sins – eradicating them – putting a line in the sand saying that old man is dead and he is no longer alive any more and I rise up to walk in the newness of life.” – T.D. Jakes
  • “Baptism is an outward expression of an inward faith.” – Watchman Nee
  • “Baptism is the initial step of a faithful heart.” – Max Lucado
  • “In order to live a life of holiness, we must first receive new life from God – we must be born from above.” – J. Vernon McDee
  • “We may never be martyrs but we can die to self, to sin, to the world, to our plans and ambitions. That is the significance of baptism; we died with Christ and rose to new life.” – Vance Havner
  • “Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.” – Romans 6: 3-4
  • “If a spring has not been opened in a soul, a spring of living water from God’s own Son, no waters can flow and there is no life in you.” – G.V. Wigram
  • “God’s people should be baptized because God commanded it, not because some church requires it.” – John R. Rice
  • “You are sealed by the Holy Spirit in baptism and marked as Christ’s own forever.” – Unknown
  • “As the droplets of water are placed upon you, you are wrapped in God’s precious love. May he bless, guide and protect you, keeping you safe, healthy and happy from above. God bless you.” — Unknown
  • “A man who knows that he is saved by believing in Christ does not, when he is baptized, lift his baptism into a saving ordinance. In fact, he is the very best protester against that mistake, because he holds that he has no right to be baptized until he is saved.” – Charles Spurgeon
  • “If you accept the belief that baptism incorporates us in the mystical body of Christ, into the divine DNA, then you might say that the Holy Spirit is present in each of us, and thus we have the capacity for the fullness of redemption, of transformation.” — Fr. Thomas Keating
  • “On this day of baptism may God, who loves us all, smile lovingly upon this child, so innocent and small… and may he guide this girl/boy throughout the years ahead as blessings light the pathway where those tiny feet are led.” – Unknown
  • “For your baptism day, may God grant you always / a sunbeam to warm you, a moonbeam to charm you / a sheltering angel so nothing can harm you / laughter to cheer you, faithful friends near you / and whenever you pray / Heaven to hear you.” – Unknown
  • “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
  • “For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.” – Ephesians 2: 8-9

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