Before ascending into Heaven, Jesus told His apostles that the person who believes in the gospel and is baptized will find salvation (Mark 16:16) – is it just a coincidence that baptism is placed before salvation?
After preaching Jesus as the crucified, buried and risen Savior, Peter told a crowd waiting anxiously to repent of their sins and submit to baptism under the authority of Jesus to find the mercy from God they desperately wanted (Acts 2:37-41) – is it just a coincidence that baptism is placed before salvation?
During a trip to Damascus, Saul (better known as Paul) witnessed with his own scale covered eyes the validity of the gospel, and was told after three days of praying and fasting to get up and get under the water to wash away his sins (Acts 22:6-16) – is it just a coincidence that baptism is placed before salvation?
How many times does a person have to read about something before they start believing that it is more than a coincidence and actually the will of God? EA