Why shouldn’t I?

Acts 8:36
“As they travelled along the road, they came to some water and the eunuch said, “Look, here is water. Why shouldn’t I be baptised?”

Philip has within his presentation of the good news talked to the Eunuch about water baptism. He would have told him that Jesus was baptised. That Jesus left instructions that the Church should continue the practice. That those who follow Jesus do so through baptism.
They are on the desert road so there’s not much opportunity for a water baptism. This was a dry place.
So the Eunuch carried this command in his heart and as they travelled on the road it grew into a desire and a longing.

The baptismal service wasn’t well attended. It was the Eunuch and his attendants and Philip. But God was there. How lovely when the audience of One is more important than the thousands in a crowd!
Why shouldn’t I? There was no reason.
The dreams you have to follow God, to do what He says, to be like Christ are in your heart, now why shouldn’t you follow through with them? No reason!

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