Therefore, please read the following scriptures the way they are written, as guided by the Holy Spirit, without explanation.
Then Peter said to them, “Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the
remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
And now why are you waiting? Arise and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on the name of the Lord
And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.
He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned.
Jesus answered, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.
That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
Do not marvel that I said to you, ‘You must be born again.’
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
He who believes in the Son has eternal life; he who does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God rests upon him.
not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit,
1 Peter 3:21
There is also an antitype which now saves us—baptism (not the removal of the filth of the flesh, but the
answer of a good conscience toward God), through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
1 Corinthians 1:17
For Christ did not send me to baptize, but to preach the gospel—not with wisdom and eloquence, lest the cross of Christ be emptied of its power.
speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord,
Now on the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul, ready to depart the next day,
spoke to them and continued his message until midnight
1 Corinthians 11:26
For as often as you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death till He comes.
1 Corinthians 16:1-2
Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given orders to the churches of Galatia, so you must do also:
On the first day of the week let each one of you lay something aside, storing up as he may prosper, that there be no collections when I come.