Baptism is a Christian sacrament of admission and adoption, almost invariably
with the use of water, into the Christian Church generally. The canonical Gospels
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
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 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,
Baptism. Incorporated into Christ's Body, Sent on Christ's Mission. Baptism
makes us “members of one another.” Since the time of early Christianity, Baptism.
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 ...
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
Jesus introduced water baptism in connection with His Great Commission (
Matthew 28:19 ). He said that new disciples were to be baptized in the Name of
Baptism symbolizes and declares our new faith in Christ and our trust in His
forgiveness. Buried in the water, we arise to a new life in Jesus, empowered by
A sacrament of admission to Christianity. The forms and rituals of the various
Christian churches vary, but baptism almost invariably involves the use of water ...