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Baptism - Wikipedia

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Baptism is a Christian sacrament of admission and adoption, almost invariably with the use of water, into the Christian Church generally. The canonical Gospels  ...

What is Baptism? - Clarifying Christianity

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Why should I get wet, and what does the Bible say about it? We discuss how baptism works, its history, who should be baptized, when, why, and how it is related ...

Baptism | Being Baptized by Immersion in Water - LDS.org

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Baptism by immersion in water by one having authority is the first saving ordinance of the gospel and is necessary for an individual to become a member of The ...

A United Methodist Understanding of Baptism | The United ...

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Baptism celebrates becoming that new person. That is why the church's ritual begins with putting off the old, renouncing sin and the evil powers of the world, and ...

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Baptism - New Advent

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Holy Baptism holds the first place among the sacraments, because it is the door of the spiritual life; for by it we are made members of Christ and incorporated ...

What is the importance of Christian baptism? - Got Questions?

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These instructions specify that the church is responsible to teach Jesus' word, make disciples, and baptize those disciples. These things are to be done ...

Baptism - Orthodox Church in America

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The practice of baptism as a religious symbol did not begin with Jesus. Baptism, which means literally the immersion in water, was practiced among the people ...

Baptism | Episcopal Church

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This is full initiation by water and the Holy Spirit into Christ's Body, the church. God establishes an indissoluble bond with each person in baptism. God adopts us ...

Catechism of the Catholic Church - The sacrament of Baptism

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1213 Holy Baptism is the basis of the whole Christian life, the gateway to life in the Spirit (vitae spiritualis ianua),<sup>4</sup> and the door which gives access to the other ...

Baptism | Definition of Baptism by Merriam-Webster

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Define baptism: a Christian ceremony in which a small amount of water is placed on a person's head or in which a person's body… — baptism in a sentence.