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www.catholiccompany.com/getfed/baptism-gifts-importance

Dec 28, 2011 ... Baptism, one of the sacraments which Jesus himself recieved accroding to the Bible, is one of the few sacraments of the Faith which one only receives once. This is because the sacrament of baptism initiates one into the Church and leaves an indelible mark upon the soul which never goes away.

activechristianity.org/what-is-the-importance-of-christian-baptism

This was under the old covenant, when baptism was for the remission of sins. “I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I … He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.” Matthew 3:11. With the establishment of the new covenant, because of the death of Jesus on the  ...

thelife.com/the-meaning-of-christian-baptism

These last words of Jesus are marching orders for His followers, and they reveal the central importance of baptism. So what is baptism? “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” Matthew 28:19. While there may be some differences ...

www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2014/july-august/water-works-why-baptism-is-essential.html

Jul 30, 2014 ... Some churches say Baptism is optional, but the New Testament teaches it is integral to the life of faith.

www.catholiceducation.org/en/culture/catholic-contributions/the-sacraments-of-baptism-and-confirmation.html

Importance. Baptism is not only the first of the seven sacraments; it is also the basic sacrament. How? Unless a person is baptized, none of the other six sacraments can be received. Only a baptized person can be confirmed. Only a baptized person can receive absolution in the Sacrament of Confession. Only a baptized ...

www.whatchristianswanttoknow.com/baptism-of-jesus-bible-story-and-importance

Feb 26, 2013 ... The story of the baptism of Jesus can be found in three of the four Gospels: Matthew, Mark and Luke . The book of John talks about the baptism in chapter 1, but does not give any details to the actual event. Each telling of the story involves only a few verses, yet so much is taught in these few words. You can ...

www.holycrossrochester.org/index.php?section=482

Question: Why do you baptize babies? Answer: Some non-Catholic Christians believe that Baptism is necessary and sets us free from sin. Many others think it is merely a symbol of one's desire to follow Christ, having no real effect upon the soul. While most Protestants agree that Baptism is a good idea, many do not believe ...

soul-net.freeservers.com/importantwaterbaptism.html

The Importance of Water Baptism in the name of Jesus Christ. All Scripture Quotations are taken from the Authorized King James Bible of 1611. There are those who believe that faith alone is enough to save a person, because they misinterpret. Romans 10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt ...

www.valverdebaptist.org/index.php/about-us/beliefs/the-importance-of-baptism

The Importance of Being Baptized. I. Why Should I Be Baptized? A. Because Christ Commands it. (Matthew 28:19-20) "Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am ...