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The Family is in disagreement one says this one says that. Does a child have to be at least 7 yrs. old to be baptised? My Son was a baby.

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Depends on the church - some churches won't do baptisms until the child is of an age to actually understand what it is that they are doing. Sort of like an informed choice, not pressured by anyone else. Others will do christenings or baptism from birth on up. Just depends on the tradition one is a member of.

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I'm pretty sure it doesn't matter what age! But I'm not sure!

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A child could baptized at any age. One of my nephews was baptized at 1 years, the other was 2 and my niece was 9 when she was baptized. There is no age limit to be baptized.

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no. most people get baptized at like age 2 or 3

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In the Catholic tradition, babies can be baptized anytime from immediately after birth. Contemporary Catholic theology is waiting until the child has reached the age of reason (around age 7) so they canap? that decision for themselves. My wife and I baptized our children soon after birth, but let them decide about confirmation. Only one practices our faith.

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It doesn't matter I'm from Hawaii and I saw girls and boys at ages of 40 getting badtized

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If I am remembering...any age can be baptized but kids should be around 7 to be confirmed. They are not one in the same.

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Baptism is just an outward sign showing that a person is choosing to follow christ. At our church, we dont baptise babies, rather, parents dedicate their babies into raising them in the things of God.

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Hi, Lolo. What color were you today? :)
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Hi, marcus. What color was i? What do u mean?
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Your emotions. :P
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Oh.. I see. I felt fine today. Had some better energy and got some things done. This made me happy. :) how about you?
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I hope I didn't offend you.
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Glad your day was well. Mine was rather empty. Nothing happened. Haha. What did you get done?
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Oh..no...im not offended? well, this weekend, i got some cleaning done and worked on finances. And spent some time with my daughter? I was not in bed all weekend as i usually end up doing.
Im sorry yours was empty. My 13 yr old chose to just be home all weekend and not come along with me. Going to start her in counseling tomorrow bc of her extreme shyness.
Do u have any plans next weekend for Easter?
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Oh wait, I'm sorry, I got your username mixed up with someone else's. That's why you didn't understand the color thing. LOL.
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She needs counseling? I hope all is well.
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No plans yet, but I'm spending it with my brother whom I haven't seen in about five years.
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Oh..wow. What? U thought i was someone else? Why has it been so long since you have seen your brother? That will be nice.:)
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I Followed them right after I Followed you and then they were taken off Ask so I recognized you as the most recently followed person which was the identity of the other. LOL. Don't get me wrong, though, I like talking to you. :)
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Oh...thats odd they were taken off ask.
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No usually it's done soon after birth

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Infants do not need to be baptized no one should be baptized until they understand what baptism is and why they need to be baptized.

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It really depends on yourself or the decision of others when he or she should be baptized

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I was six. A child needs to be old enough to make the choice themselves and understand what they are doing and why. It has to be a personal choice, not forced upon you or it doesnt count. The age of understanding is different for all people. I understood well at age six and told my parents i was ready. Some oeople arent ready until adulthood. I HAS to be of a persons own free choice tho, not done to them when they are too young to even realize whats going on. God is all about free will. The catholuc church is far far too much into taking that free choice away and trying to force things on people.

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When the child is at the age of accountability( to understand right from wrong/good from evil) usually 9- up( depending on the maturaty of the child).
Baptising babies is only symbolic that the parents are promiseing openly to declare to bring up( train up) a child in the understanding of scripture!
Baptism is a showing to the public that you have put your faith in Jesus /and symbolizes your death/burial and resurection WITH Christ! A New person- and dead to your old self(ways-attitude-sinful ways)

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Normally you are supposed to baptise your child before he/she goes out of your home for the first time after they are born.

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