We are called to be baptized after salvation. When we enter the waters of baptism, we are proclaiming the story of the gospel. Jesus died for our sins, was buried, and lives again. By joining in baptism, we’re identifying ourselves with Him. Baptism is an outward expression of the work God has done internally. The process of baptism signifies the sacrifice Christ offered up to pay the price for our sinfulness. Once we are saved, we become dead to the power of sin. We can live in freedom and liberty since we have been raised to new life.