What benefits do Baptism Give?
It works forgiveness of sins, rescues from death and the devil, and gives eternal salvation to all who believe.
To fight a battle you must have powerful equipment. The holy Spirit will use the power of God, Word like a sword to defeat Satan.
Ephesians 6:17 " Take the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God."
Can water do such great things?
Without Gods word, the water is plain water. But with the word of God, it is a life-giving water, rich in grace, and the washing of a new birth in the Holy Spirit.
Submerge; Can be done in the ocean, river, bathtub, or pool
Sprinkling; Used for the elderly and infants. This can be done anywhere.
Baptisms can take a few minutes or can be made a day of dinner and celebration!