100 Bible Verses about Babys Baptism

Acts 2:38 ESV / 75 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

1 Peter 3:21 ESV / 64 helpful votes

Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you, not as a removal of dirt from the body but as an appeal to God for a good conscience, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

Acts 22:16 ESV / 50 helpful votes

And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized and wash away your sins, calling on his name.’

Colossians 2:12 ESV / 46 helpful votes

Having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the powerful working of God, who raised him from the dead.

1 Corinthians 12:13 ESV / 46 helpful votes

For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit.

Romans 6:4 ESV / 44 helpful votes

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.

Matthew 19:14 ESV / 42 helpful votes

But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.”

Mark 16:16 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.

Acts 16:33 ESV / 38 helpful votes

And he took them the same hour of the night and washed their wounds; and he was baptized at once, he and all his family.

Matthew 28:19 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Galatians 3:27 ESV / 36 helpful votes

For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.

Acts 18:8 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord, together with his entire household. And many of the Corinthians hearing Paul believed and were baptized.

Acts 16:15 ESV / 33 helpful votes

And after she was baptized, and her household as well, she urged us, saying, “If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come to my house and stay.” And she prevailed upon us.

Ephesians 4:5 ESV / 30 helpful votes

One Lord, one faith, one baptism,

Romans 6:3-4 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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.

Acts 2:41 ESV / 29 helpful votes

So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls.

John 3:5 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.

Mark 10:13-16 ESV / 29 helpful votes

And they were bringing children to him that he might touch them, and the disciples rebuked them. But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.” And he took them in his arms and blessed them, laying his hands on them.

Colossians 2:11-12 ESV / 28 helpful votes

In him also you were circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ, having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the powerful working of God, who raised him from the dead.

Romans 6:3 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?

Psalm 127:3 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.

1 Corinthians 1:16 ESV / 27 helpful votes

(I did baptize also the household of Stephanas. Beyond that, I do not know whether I baptized anyone else.)

Acts 10:48 ESV / 26 helpful votes

And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to remain for some days.

Mark 10:16 ESV / 26 helpful votes

And he took them in his arms and blessed them, laying his hands on them.

Mark 1:4 ESV / 26 helpful votes

John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.

Matthew 18:10 ESV / 26 helpful votes

“See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.

James 1:17 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

Jeremiah 1:5 ESV / 25 helpful votes

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”

Acts 19:4 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And Paul said, “John baptized with the baptism of repentance, telling the people to believe in the one who was to come after him, that is, Jesus.”

Mark 10:14 ESV / 24 helpful votes

But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God.

Matthew 28:19-20 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

John 3:23 ESV / 23 helpful votes

John also was baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because water was plentiful there, and people were coming and being baptized

Mark 16:15-16 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.

Acts 16:31 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.”

Acts 2:38-39 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. For the promise is for you and for your children and for all who are far off, everyone whom the Lord our God calls to himself.”

1 Peter 3:20-21 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Because they formerly did not obey, when God's patience waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were brought safely through water. Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you, not as a removal of dirt from the body but as an appeal to God for a good conscience, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

Acts 8:12 ESV / 21 helpful votes

But when they believed Philip as he preached good news about the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women.

Matthew 28:18-20 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

Psalm 8:2 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you have established strength because of your foes, to still the enemy and the avenger.

Acts 19:5 ESV / 20 helpful votes

On hearing this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.

Acts 8:36-38 ESV / 19 helpful votes

And as they were going along the road they came to some water, and the eunuch said, “See, here is water! What prevents me from being baptized?” And he commanded the chariot to stop, and they both went down into the water, Philip and the eunuch, and he baptized him.

Matthew 3:13-17 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him. John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so now, for thus it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he consented. And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him; and behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Acts 10:47 ESV / 18 helpful votes

“Can anyone withhold water for baptizing these people, who have received the Holy Spirit just as we have?”

Acts 9:18 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And immediately something like scales fell from his eyes, and he regained his sight. Then he rose and was baptized;

Acts 8:38 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And he commanded the chariot to stop, and they both went down into the water, Philip and the eunuch, and he baptized him.

Acts 8:36 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And as they were going along the road they came to some water, and the eunuch said, “See, here is water! What prevents me from being baptized?”

John 3:16 ESV / 18 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Titus 3:5 ESV / 17 helpful votes

He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,

Acts 1:22 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Beginning from the baptism of John until the day when he was taken up from us—one of these men must become with us a witness to his resurrection.”

Psalm 139:13 ESV / 17 helpful votes

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb.

1 Samuel 1:27 ESV / 17 helpful votes

For this child I prayed, and the Lord has granted me my petition that I made to him.

Mark 1:4-5 ESV / 16 helpful votes

John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And all the country of Judea and all Jerusalem were going out to him and were being baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins.

Proverbs 17:6 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of children is their fathers.

Ephesians 6:4 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Romans 6:1-23 ESV / 15 helpful votes

What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? 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. For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we shall certainly be united with him in a resurrection like his. ...

Luke 18:15-17 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Now they were bringing even infants to him that he might touch them. And when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them. But Jesus called them to him, saying, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.”

Luke 3:16 ESV / 15 helpful votes

John answered them all, saying, “I baptize you with water, but he who is mightier than I is coming, the strap of whose sandals I am not worthy to untie. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire.

Matthew 3:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“I baptize you with water for repentance, but he who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

2 John 1:9 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God. Whoever abides in the teaching has both the Father and the Son.

Colossians 3:17 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Ephesians 6:1-4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

1 Corinthians 10:2 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea,

Acts 8:36-39 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And as they were going along the road they came to some water, and the eunuch said, “See, here is water! What prevents me from being baptized?” And he commanded the chariot to stop, and they both went down into the water, Philip and the eunuch, and he baptized him. And when they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord carried Philip away, and the eunuch saw him no more, and went on his way rejoicing.

Acts 2:47 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.

Luke 18:15 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Now they were bringing even infants to him that he might touch them. And when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them.

Luke 12:50 ESV / 14 helpful votes

I have a baptism to be baptized with, and how great is my distress until it is accomplished!

Mark 10:38 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Jesus said to them, “You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I drink, or to be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized?”

Exodus 20:12 ESV / 14 helpful votes

“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

1 Corinthians 14:20 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Brothers, do not be children in your thinking. Be infants in evil, but in your thinking be mature.

Romans 1:16 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Acts 19:1-6 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And it happened that while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul passed through the inland country and came to Ephesus. There he found some disciples. And he said to them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” And they said, “No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.” And he said, “Into what then were you baptized?” They said, “Into John's baptism.” And Paul said, “John baptized with the baptism of repentance, telling the people to believe in the one who was to come after him, that is, Jesus.” On hearing this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. ...

Acts 16:40 ESV / 13 helpful votes

So they went out of the prison and visited Lydia. And when they had seen the brothers, they encouraged them and departed.

John 4:1-2 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Now when Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John (although Jesus himself did not baptize, but only his disciples),

John 3:3 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

Luke 18:17 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.”

Luke 2:40 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And the child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom. And the favor of God was upon him.

Matthew 10:21 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Brother will deliver brother over to death, and the father his child, and children will rise against parents and have them put to death,

Matthew 3:16 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him;

Isaiah 44:24 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord, your Redeemer, who formed you from the womb: “I am the Lord, who made all things, who alone stretched out the heavens, who spread out the earth by myself,

Proverbs 29:17 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your heart.

Psalm 127:3-5 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one's youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.

Psalm 113:9 ESV / 13 helpful votes

He gives the barren woman a home, making her the joyous mother of children. Praise the Lord!

Ephesians 4:4-6 ESV / 12 helpful votes

There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call— one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.

Acts 8:35-38 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Then Philip opened his mouth, and beginning with this Scripture he told him the good news about Jesus. And as they were going along the road they came to some water, and the eunuch said, “See, here is water! What prevents me from being baptized?” And he commanded the chariot to stop, and they both went down into the water, Philip and the eunuch, and he baptized him.

Luke 3:3 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And he went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

1 Peter 5:5 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”

2 Corinthians 5:21 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

Acts 19:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And he said, “Into what then were you baptized?” They said, “Into John's baptism.”

Acts 18:25 ESV / 11 helpful votes

He had been instructed in the way of the Lord. And being fervent in spirit, he spoke and taught accurately the things concerning Jesus, though he knew only the baptism of John.

Acts 10:37 ESV / 11 helpful votes

You yourselves know what happened throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee after the baptism that John proclaimed:

Matthew 21:25 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The baptism of John, from where did it come? From heaven or from man?” And they discussed it among themselves, saying, “If we say, ‘From heaven,’ he will say to us, ‘Why then did you not believe him?’

Proverbs 31:25 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Acts 16:30-31 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Then he brought them out and said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.”

Acts 13:24 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Before his coming, John had proclaimed a baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.

Acts 2:38-41 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. For the promise is for you and for your children and for all who are far off, everyone whom the Lord our God calls to himself.” And with many other words he bore witness and continued to exhort them, saying, “Save yourselves from this crooked generation.” So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

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