Monday, December 29, 2014

Sammy was Baptized!!

Back in October of this year, Tim and I received the most amazing gift and answer to prayer!  Sammy was baptized in front of our whole church.  Two years prior (to the day) Sammy accepted Jesus as his Savior.  In September, he told us he was ready to be baptized. 

Our church does baptisms during the worship service.  We had a friend of ours record it for us.  You can watch the following video by entering the password “Sammy”.  The audio was overdriven (yes, our church is that loud) so the sound quality isn’t the best, but I am so thankful for the video!

Sammy's Baptism from bytesofmemory on Vimeo.

 

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Tim had the pleasure of being in the baptismal with him and our good friend Brandon.  They asked him questions about his salvation and made sure he understood the importance of baptism as an act of obedience, and not a requirement for salvation:

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Then they submerged him completely in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit:

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We didn’t get a lot of pictures after the service but here are a few candid shots:

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We then went back to our house to celebrate with our family and had an awesome lunch of chili.  We are so proud of Sammy’s decision and cannot wait to see what God has in store for his life!

This picture of Sammy was taken before the baptism with his buddies Eli and Noelle who were also getting baptized:

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Sammy and Tim after the baptism:

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