• Rev. Sam Martin


Baptism is an outward sign of an inward decision of obedience to God. This is an important decision that every child of God needs to make. Over the years I have had the opportunity to baptize people at all of the churches I Pastored at and some of the churches I served as an interim.

My first baptism was a young teenager in Baraboo. He ask me before the baptism if I had ever dropped anyone. I told him no but what I didn't tell him was that I had never baptized anyone. Afterwards when he found out he was my first we laughed about it.

While at Baraboo we saw many baptized and they were all ages. I had a woman who was 94 that came and accepted Christ as her Savior and she wanted to be baptized and I baptized her. I once had a very large man and I was afraid because of his size but I just trusted the Lord to assist me. It was no problem but when I was bringing him back up about two or three gallons poured over the top and went out on to the stage.

When I was preaching in Cottage Hills we had several saved and I wasn't the Pastor. They wanted to get baptized and so the church and deacons authorized me to baptize them That was a real blessing for me.

While I was in Kane we saw a great number come to Christ and I was able to baptize many of them. They had a baptistery in the floor of the platform. It was different but it did the job.

At Pleasant View I was honored to see many come to Christ and many who wanted to follow the Lord in baptism. I was honored to baptize them and many of them became great friends. It isn't often you have those you baptize become close friends.

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My name is Rev. Sam Martin and I am a former Pastor of 34 years and I would like to invite you to join my blog.  Sign up in the box to the right or above if on a smart phone.



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