S1 EP33 | Water Baptism – A Jewish Commandment?

Episode 33 April 06, 2021 00:27:36
S1 EP33 | Water Baptism – A Jewish Commandment?
A Jew and a Gentile Discuss
S1 EP33 | Water Baptism – A Jewish Commandment?

Apr 06 2021 | 00:27:36


Show Notes

Say what? Wait, didn’t baptism start with John the Baptist? Isn’t it a Christian thing? Hang onto your hats, folks – you’re about to discover another surprising element of Christianity that sprang from Jewish roots.  


In this episode of A Jew and A Gentile Discuss, Carly and Ezra talk about the Jewish practice of water immersion and how it relates to the New Testament’s concept of baptism. Carly asks Ezra questions to piece together the Old and New Covenant practices, explore what it’s like today and what it means for Messianic Jewish Believers and Christians. Some of the topics they cover include: 



You’ll also find out if Ezra, a Jewish believer in Jesus, was baptized and some encouragement if you’ve been wondering about being baptized yourself. 


Along the way 

You’ll learn: 


Words you might learn in this episode 

Torah, mikveh, mayin chaim, Nazarite vow, kohanim, kohanJohannon, mikveh pools, Yeshua 


Scriptures referenced in this episode 

Acts 11:26, Isaiah 40:3, Matthew 3:3, John 1:19–28, Ephesians 1:18–21, Acts 10:9–22, Matthew 15:11, Hebrews 9:14, Romans 6:11, Ephesians 2:5,  Romans 3:22, Romans 4:3, Matthew 3:13–16, Leviticus 8:5–6, Romans 11:25, Romans 6:4, Colossians 2:12, 1 Corinthians 15:20, 2 Timothy 3:16, Ephesians 2:8–9 





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