Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.

Baptism doesn’t contribute to salvation, but it is important - despite the obstacles - as a declaration of belonging to Jesus.

Key Points:

  • In Mormonism, Baptism Is Required for Eternal Salvation
  • Biblical Christianity Sees Baptism as Symbolic
  • Baptism Is Important Because Jesus Commanded It
  • Former LDS Are Often Hesitant to be Baptized
  • Baptism Is an Opportunity to Reach LDS Family Members

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Talk About It
  1. Watch the video together or invite someone to summarize the topic.
  2. What is your initial reaction to this video? Do you disagree with any of it? What jumped out at you?
  3. Have you been baptized since following Jesus? If so, why did you do it? What was it like?
  4. How did your family react? How did you handle that?
  5. If you have not been baptism since leaving Mormonism, what are some reasons why you have waited?
  6. Michelle compared baptism to a wedding ring. Do you agree or disagree? Explain.
  7. Read Romans 6:3-4. How are we identifying with Jesus when we get baptized?
  8. Read Acts 8:35-37. How long did the eunuch wait for baptism after putting his faith in Jesus? How long do you think former Mormons should wait, and why?
  9. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

This is part of the Church Life After Mormonism series.