It illustrates the burial and resurrection of Jesus.
"Christ died for our sins...He was buried...and He rose again." 1 Corinthians 15:3-4
"When you were baptized, you were buried with Christ, and in baptism you were also raised with Christ." Colossians 2:12
It illustrates my new life as a Christ follower.
"When someone becomes a Christian, he is made new! His old life is gone, and the new has come." 2 Corinthians 5:17
"By our baptism then, we were buried with Him and shared His death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead...so also we may have new life!" Romans 6:4
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