The Liverpool star Roberto Firmino was baptized on Tuesday. He dedicated his life to Jesus with teammate Alisson Becker in his own swimming pool. As a result, both footballers were left in tears.
Roberto Firmino is a well-known Brazilian professional footballer. He plays for Premier League club Liverpool.
The Baptism Of Roberto Firmino
And in a recent Instagram post, the Liverpool star shared an emotional video. A baptismal video from his home.
He wrote, “I gave you my failures and the victories I will give you too. My greatest title is your love, Jesus!”
The caption he wrote tells of his surrender to the King of all kings.
Most noteworthy, Roberto’s family and friends were also with him in the remarkable moment of his life. Furthermore, midfielder Fabinho (Fábio Henrique Tavares) was also there to witness his friends’ statement of faith.
An Emotional Ceremony
The Brazillian footballer’s baptism became a very emotional ceremony. As he entered the water, he declared, “Jesus is love. [There is] no explanation. Just believe it. Just believe and feel the Holy Spirit.”
After then he was dunked under water. This act declared that he died with Christ and was raised to life with Him again. His wife Lari and his friend Alisson were also standing in the pool with him.
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Roberto’s act of faith in Jesus through baptism led him to embrace his wife as he surfaces from the water. All the while his friends behind fought back their tears.
The traditional baptism ceremony was led by the Brazilian gospel singer Isaias Saad.
Moreover, majority of the people are wearing shirts with printed cross-equals-love logo on it. A design usually associated with the global Hillsong Church.
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old things have passed away; behold, new things have come! New time.” -2 Corinthians 5:17
Source: Mail Online