Baptism is part of the way God saves people. 1 Peter 3:21 says, 'There is also an antitype which now saves us -- baptism.' And Jesus said in Mark 16:15-16, 'Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. He who believes and is baptized will be saved.' For a more detailed explanation, please read our article called 'Is Baptism Necessary for Salvation' found on Shelf 1 of the Apostolic Free Library on this website.