Remember those pesky scriptures about 'put faith in Jesus and you will be saved' & 'getting baptized without delay'? Well, In This Time of the End ™ we know better, and the latest March 2020 Study Edition WT sums it all up:
Before you can get baptized, there are a few other things you need to do. As we learned earlier, you must dedicate yourself to God. Approach him in private, heartfelt prayer, and promise him that you will use your life to do his will. (1 Pet. 4:2) Then let the coordinator of the body of elders know that you want to get baptized. He will ask some elders to meet with you.
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They will review with you the basic Bible teachings that you have learned. They want to make sure that you understand those teachings and that you are aware of the importance of dedication and baptism. If they agree that you are ready, they will inform you that you can get baptized at the next assembly or convention.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO DO
AFTER YOUR BAPTISM
Once you get baptized, what will you need to do?
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If you have not yet completed your study of the books What Can the Bible Teach Us? and How to Remain in God’s Love, you should continue studying with a Bible teacher until you finish both books.