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
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 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,
... to the laws and ordinances of the Gospel” (Articles of Faith 1:3). Baptism in
water is an ordinance essential to our salvation. By being baptized, we show God
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.
Jul 30, 2014 ... Some churches say Baptism is optional, but the New Testament teaches it is
integral to the life of faith.
Baptism definition, Ecclesiastical. a ceremonial immersion in water, or application
of water, as an initiatory rite or sacrament of the Christian church. See more.
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 ...
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