An OUTSTANDING POST by one of my favorite pastors, Pr. David Reed, over at his blog, which begins with these words:
The baptism of a Christian brings life where there was only death before. Baptism is resurrection. Baptism is Easter. Baptism is our entrance into the very kingdom of heaven.
It gets better from there - full of Gospel Goodness! Read the rest here. And, while you're over there, be sure to check out the last couple months' worth of excellent posts, all of which are wonderfully written, thoroughly Christ-centered, and dripping with the Blood of the Lamb who takes away the sin of the world.