Is baptism the New Covenant equivalent of circumcision?


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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Circumcision was the physical sign of the covenant God made with Abraham. Although the initial covenant was made in Genesis 15, circumcision wasn't commanded until Genesis 17 - at least 13 years la...

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Mini James Kraft 74 year old retired pipeline worker
No. Acts 11:16 Then remembered I the word of the Lord, how he said, John indeed baptized with water, but ye shall be baptized by the Holy Spirit. 

First Corinthians 1:17 For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel, not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of no effect. 

Colossians 2:11 In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ. 

Colossians 2:13 And ye being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of you flesh, hath He made alive together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses. 


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