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Colossians 2:11-12

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 11 In whom you are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision performed by Christ.2 [Christ is the anointing, which teaches you all things and which circumcises your heart, cutting off the foreskin of sin and selfishness to become an inward Jew, inwardly circumcised.]

 12 Buried with him in baptism, in which also you are risen with him through faith of the operation of God, who has raised him from the dead.3

Romans 6:3-4

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 3 Do you not know that as many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death? [To be baptized into Jesus Christ is the baptism of the Holy Spirit. The baptism of the Holy Spirit, Mat 3:11-12, is a baptism of unquenchable fire at the conclusion of the journey to God, which completely burns up all the remaining sin and evil desires (the chaff) in a purged man's heart (the threshing floor), preserving God's change to life of God in a man's heart, (wheat into the barn), leaving a cleansed, purified individual, then capable of union with God, to share in God's divine nature. This baptism occurs after a man has crucified his selfish, sinful nature on the inward cross of self-denial. This baptism by fire, the baptism of death to the selfish nature of man, is the one baptism needed: one Lord, one faith, one baptism. Eph 4:5.]

 4 Therefore we were buried with him by baptism into death; so as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life. [Burial, baptism into death, and newness of life are not to be imagined, assumed, or presumed: Therefore if any man is in Christ, he is a new creature; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. 2 Cor 5:17. From the Word of God within: "The new life is as radically different as a man who has lived underground his whole life, suddenly coming above ground to see the sun, the sky, the plants, the animals, the wind, the stars."]

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