The New Covenant through Jesus replaced circumcision with baptism for the sign and seal of the covenant. God’s purposes provided a sign that was not painful, could be performed on women as well as men, was appropriate for public profession of faith, was clear in its symbolism and used the readily available instrument of water.
Pointing Forward with the Baptisms by John
Mark 1:1-11, Matthew 3:1-10
Fulfilling All Righteousness with Jesus’ Baptism
Living a New Life in Our Baptism through Faith
1 Peter 3:18-22, Romans 6:1-5, Colossians 2:8-15,
Obeying Our Call by Baptizing New Disciples