Baptism Prayer and Blessings

A baptism is a very special occasion. The purpose of a baptism prayer is to celebrate new life and to set the baby on a path of love and acceptance of Christ.



The following prayer is short and sweet, and is perfect for a new baby's baptism.

A Baptismal Prayer

Heavenly Father,

In your love you have called us to know you, led us to trust you, and bound our life with yours.

Surround this child with your love, protect it from evil.

Fill it with the holy spirit and receive it into the family of your church, that it may walk with us in the way of Christ, and grow in the knowledge of your love.

A Rhyming Baptismal Prayer

You're taking this step of faith. In obedience to the Lord To be baptized in His precious name, And heed the Master’s call

To rise up with faith in God. And go where He may leadTo share God’s love to everyone, And touch them in their need

May God pour out His blessings. Upon your life todaySo you may walk in His abundance, As you commit to Him your way

Keep on trusting in the Lord. No matter what you face And keep your eyes on Jesus Christ, And live in His sweet grace.

By M.S.Lowndes

Bible Verses about Baptism

"I baptize you with water for repentance, but he who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire."

[Matthew 3:11]

Check out what the bible has to say about baptism with this collection of Bible Verses about Baptisms

Read Bible Verses about Babies

"When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.

[John 16:21]

Click here to read more Bible Verses about Babies

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