PERSONAL YET "PUBLIC"
A Kingdom immersion is threefold
As an experience with God it is personal.
As an open ceremony for all to observe it is "public".
And as the Holy Spirit is involved it is heavenly.
In addition it is a great encouragement to the Body of Christ who surround the person being immersed.
Jesus left the example of immersion for His People. By His humility He submitted Himself to John to be immersed in water - as a act of righteousness to the Father. His will is that His Called-Out Ones follow Him.
Prayer. Dear Father, thank you for the powerful understandings of Jesus' life, death and resurrection that are expressed when a Believer is immersed in water.
And thank you too for the particular understanding that we who have been immersed can reckon ourselves "to be dead indeed to sin, but alive to God".
In Jesus' name. Amen.