The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
Christ were baptized into his death?
ROM 6:4 Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that
like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father,
even so we also should walk in newness of life.
ROM 6:5 For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his
death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:
ROM 6:6 Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the
body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.
ROM 6:7 For he that is dead is freed from sin.
ROM 6:8 Now if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also
live with him:
King James Bible