Baptism Quotes and Verses For 2018

Last Updated: Dec 28, 2017

Partaking in a baptism, which is also called a christening, is both a spiritual and social event. It is a celebration of faith, life and hope for the future. An occasion as sacred as a loved ones baptism deserves a joyful celebration. This special event can be commemorated in a number of different ways and is usually celebrated in the company of friends and family.

From a planning perspective, whether you are sending baptismal invitations for the ceremony or invitations for the baptism party afterwards, the sentiments should serves as the perfect prelude to a memorable day.

What better way to get your guests looking forward to the big day than by adding an extra special touch to your invites. We’re talking about quotes for cards, baptism verses and baptismal scripture for your gorgeous invitations. If you want to highlight your babies baptism with a quote from the bible or celebrate the rebirth with touching baptism quotes for adults, there isn’t a better way to do some than with the words of someone else. Here are some examples of quotes that fit different occasions.

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20 Popular Baptism Quotes

Whether it’s an infant baptism, a young child or an adult, these sentiments will help celebrate this symbolic and meaningful day. Welcoming a new member of the faith can be elevated with an elegant quote on a card when considering, what to write in a baptism card. Whether you are looking to inspire, honor or adore the newly baptized these quotes for cards are sure to do the trick.

“My past was made clean by my king.”

“Lord cleanse me of anything that breaks your heart.”

“God sometimes takes us into troubled waters not to drown us but to cleanse us.”

“Baptism is an outward testimony of an inward transformation. It’s the first step of obedience for a disciple of Christ.”

“You are sealed by the holy spirit in baptism and marked as Christ’s own forever.”

“Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.”

“I want my life to be as clean as earth right after rain.”

“The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart.”

“Don’t be afraid to start over. It’s a new chance to rebuild what you want.”

“On this day of baptism may God, who loves us all, smile lovingly upon this child, so innocent and small… and may he guide this girl/boy throughout the years ahead as blessings light the pathway where those tiny feet are led.”

“Blessed are those who have not seen him and yet believe.” –John 20:29

“Because you are his child you not only need him, but he needs you.”

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

“For you are God’s masterpiece created in Christ to do good works which God prepared in advance for you to do.”
“This is the part where you find out who you are.”

 “If we are truly in love with Christ and if we sense how much he loves us out hearts will light up with a joy that spreads to everyone around us.”

“There is something incredible hopeful about a fresh start.”

 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”-Philippians 4:13

“The lord is my strength and my shield.” –Psalms 28:7

“There are times when we have to step into the darkness in faith, confident that God will place solid ground beneath our feet once we do.”

“Don’t shine so others can see you. Shine so that through you, others can see him.”

Baptism Quotes From The Bible

For this religious occasion there isn’t a more fitting way to commemorate the day than with a baptism quote from the bible. Scripture acts as a guiding hand and celebration of the faith. These baptism bible verses are as perfect for your family Catholic Christmas cards as they are for your baptism.

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“For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord. They are plans for good, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11

“Every good and perfect gift is from above…” James 1:17

“She is clothed with strength and dignity and she laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks her words are wise and she give instructions with kindness.” Proverbs 31:25

“You must be born again.” John 3:7

“Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.” Romans 6:4

“Perhaps this is the moment for which you have been created.” Esther 4:14

“And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized and wash your sins away, calling on his name.” Acts 22:16

“and this water symbolizes baptism that now saves you also- not the removal of dirt from the body but the pledge of a clear conscience toward God. It saves you by the resurrection of Jesus Christ.” 1 Peter 3:21

“For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.” Galatians 3:27

“There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.” Ephesians 4:4-6

Baptism Quotes for Cards

Like we said, your invitations to the baptism can be elevated with the quick addition of a baptism quote. No matter what type of style of card you pick out, these words will be the perfect addition.

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“If you accept the belief that baptism incorporates us in the mystical body of Christ, into the divine DNA, then you might say that the Holy Spirit is present in each of us, and thus we have the capacity for the fullness of redemption, of transformation.” –Thomas Keating

“Your baptism is a step of obedience, a leap of faith and the beginning of a walk with the Lord that will last forever.” –Author Unknown

“When we understand our baptismal covenant and the gift of the Holy Ghost, it will change out lives and will establish our total allegiance to the kingdom of God. When temptations come our way, if we will listen, the Holy Ghost will remind us that we have promised to remember our Savior and obey the commandments of God.” –Robert D. Hales

“To obtain religion that will save us in the presence of God, we must obtain the Holy Ghost, we must believe on the Lord Jesus, then repent of our sins, that is, forsake them, then go forward and be immersed in water for the remission of sins, then receive the laying on of hands.” –Lorenzo Snow

When we were baptized we took upon us not only the name of Christ, but also the law of obedience.” – Robert D. Hales

“Baptism is faith in action.” –Watchman Nee

“There are two sides to this Baptism: The first is, you possess the Spirit; The second is that the Spirit possesses you.” –Smith Wigglesworth

“A man who knows that he is saved by believing in Christ does not, when he is baptized, lift his baptism into a saving ordinance. In fact, he is the very best protester against that mistake, because he holds that he has no right to be baptized until he is saved.” –Charles Spurgeon

“It takes a lot of courage, to be baptized in his name, to die to the old self and be forever change. May God bless your life for stepping out for him, proclaiming unto others the faith you have within.” – M.S. Lowndes

“Baptism in the Holy Spirit belongs to them that believe and are not of this world.” –Sunday Adelaja

Baptism Quotes for Adults

Baptism is a picture of devotion and commitment to Christ and even though baptism ceremonies are common for younger children and babies, adults partake in baptismal ceremonies too. These words not only symbolize a rebirth, but celebrate the day as well.

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“May God pour out his blessings on you today as you walk in his abundance and live in his love.”

“Today I close the door to my past, open the door to my future, take a deep breath and step through to a new life.”

“There can be no rebirth without a dark night of the soul, a total annihilation of all that you believed in and thought that you were.”

“To live fully is to let go and die with each passing moment, and to be reborn in each new one.”

“You must be born again.” –John 3:7

“As the droplets of water are placed upon you, you are wrapped in God’s precious love. May he bless, guide and protect you, keeping you safe, healthy and happy from above. God bless you.”

“Jesus answered and said to him, ‘Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” John 3:3

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life” John 3:16

“So be good today, there is wonderful joy ahead.”

“Heaven is cheering you on today, tomorrow and forever.”

Between sorting through the seemingly endless baptism party ideas, deciding on outfits and picking out decorations for a baptism-the last thing that you should be worrying about is the pressure to create a perfect invitation. And with our christening quotes you won’t need to worry one bit. Use them as they are, combine them or add your own personal touch. Celebrate this ceremony with the highest of words.