2._____ Those who do actually profess repentance towards God, faith in,
and obedience to, our Lord Jesus Christ, are the only proper subjects
of this ordinance.
( Mark 16:16; Acts 8:36, 37; Acts 2:41; Acts 8:12; Acts 18:8 )
3._____The outward element to be used in this ordinance is water,
wherein the party is to be baptized, in the name of the Father, and
of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
( Matthew 28:19, 20; Acts 8:38 )
4._____Immersion, or dipping of the person in water, is necessary to the due administration of this ordinance. ( Matthew 3:16; John 3:23 )