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  1. Baptism is a sacrament in the UMC, but confirmation and profession of faith are not.
  2. Baptism is an act identifying one as having accepted Jesus Christ as Savior.
  3. Baptism, an immersion in water to represent the washing away of sin, was the initiating rite by which one became a member of the church. (Web site)
  4. Baptism is the rite by which a person's sins are remitted and he is united to the Body of Christ by becoming a member of the Orthodox Church. (Web site)
  5. Baptism is the first sacrament of Christian initiation, the basis for all the other sacraments. (Web site)


  1. Baptism expresses the participation of the Christian in the death and resurrection of Christ. (Web site)


  1. The Christian ritual of baptism traces back to the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist, who the Bible says baptized Jesus in the Jordan River.


  1. In general, Congregationalists eschew creeds and emphasize preaching over sacraments, accepting only baptism and the Eucharist. (Web site)
  2. Baptism was not celebrated since initiation into the community occurred by accepting Mani's wisdom through preaching.


  1. In the early ages of the Church, confirmation was part of the rite of initiation, and consequently was administered immediately after baptism. (Web site)
  2. The 1964 revision of the ritual of the sacrament of baptism began to restore the rite to its original and historic meaning as a sacrament.
  3. The former would admit Gentiles after having undergone the rite of baptism; that is, regeneration by living water (see Sibyllines.


  1. In most other Western Christian churches, the two rites, Baptism and the Eucharist, that were instituted by Jesus to confer sanctifying grace. (Web site)
  2. Rites Some Gnostic sects rejected all sacraments; others observed baptism and the Eucharist, interpreting them as signs of the awakening of gnosis. (Web site)
  3. Vivaldi's official church baptism (at least, the rites which remained other than the actual baptism itself) did not take place until two months later. (Web site)


  1. In the Eastern Catholic Churches, Confirmation (called Chrismation) is normally administered by priests as it is given at the same time as baptism. (Web site)

Catholic Church

  1. Through it, the gift of the Holy Spirit conferred in baptism is "strengthened and deepened" (see Catechism of the Catholic Church, §1303) by a sealing.
  2. The Roman Catholic Church teaches that "baptism is necessary for salvation." (Catechism of the Catholic Church, ss. (Web site)
  3. The Catholic Church has always recognized the validity of both baptism and chrismation in the Churches of Eastern Christianity. (Web site)


  1. Most classical Pentecostals believe that the baptism in the Holy Spirit is always accompanied initially by the outward evidence of speaking in tongues.
  2. Some felt that he should discontinue preaching about the baptism of the Holy Spirit and speaking in other tongues.
  3. Most Pentecostals believe, furthermore, that the first sign of "initial evidence" of this second baptism is speaking in a language unknown to the speaker.


  1. Other rites of the Lutheran churches are baptism, confirmation, ordination, marriage, and burial.
  2. Like the sacraments of baptism and confirmation, ordination is never repeated. (Web site)
  3. It is a matter of a different nature to such issues as infant baptism or the ordination of women.


  1. Methodism accepts both the baptism and vows of membership from any other Christian church. (Web site)

Orthodox Christians

  1. Non-Christians, such as Buddhists or atheists, who wish to become Orthodox Christians are accepted through the sacraments of baptism and chrismation.

Orthodox Christian

  1. Properly, the mystery of baptism is administered by bishops and priests; however, in emergencies any Orthodox Christian can baptize. (Web site)


  1. It serves as a Baptismal symbol -- that is, it describes the faith into which we are baptized and is used in the rites of Baptism and Affirmation of Baptism. (Web site)

Christian Art

  1. Baptism in early Christian art. (Web site)


  1. By baptism in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, a person is made one with Christ and received into the fellowship of the Church. (Web site)
  2. The Sacrament of Penance can be received by any baptised person who, after Baptism, has committed a grievous or a venial sin. (Web site)
  3. Baptism is a sign that a person is a member of God’s covenant community. (Web site)

Proper Form

  1. The great Roman Catholic writers affirm that immersion was the proper form of baptism. (Web site)
  2. This is not considered to be a second baptism, nor is it imagined that the person is not already Orthodox, but rather it is a fulfillment of the proper form. (Web site)


  1. Many Romans were Christians and with the baptism of Clovis, the Franks also began to accept Christianity. (Web site)
  2. Conversion to Christianity was initially largely nominal and sometimes did not entail more than baptism. (Web site)
  3. Buddhism lacks any ceremony or ritual of initiation or admission like the upanayana in Hinduism or baptism in Christianity. (Web site)

Mystery Religion

  1. Some saw Christianity, with its ritual of baptism, as a mystery religion. (Web site)
  2. Some see Christianity, with its initiation ritual of baptism, as a mystery religion.


  1. Significant agreements have been achieved on Baptism, ministry, and the Eucharist with Anglican theologians. (Web site)
  2. Ministry begins with baptism, not ordination. (Web site)

Public Ministry

  1. The Gospels describe the Baptism of Jesus by his kinsman John the Baptist as the beginning of his public ministry.


  1. The Danes submitted and, according to Asser, Guthrum, and twenty-nine of his chief men, received baptism when they signed the Treaty of Wedmore.


  1. In the East, and among Anglicans and Lutherans, the sacrament is administered immediately after baptism.

Protestant Groups

  1. Many Protestant groups, following Martin Luther, recognize the sacramental nature of baptism and communion, but not usually the other five in the same way. (Web site)
  2. Protestant groups in which baptism in the early teens is the norm often have no confirmation. (Web site)


  1. The Sacrament of Confirmation is conferred by the priest immediately after baptism, although the Catholic Armenians sometimes reserve it for the bishop. (Web site)
  2. The usual minister of baptism is a deacon, a priest, or a bishop.


  1. Consequently, in 1590 he was deposed for refusing to remove the pictures from his church and discontinue the use of exorcism at baptism.

John Wesley

  1. John Wesley, the founder of Methodism maintained the Anglican view that baptism regenerates the infant.
  2. John Wesley spoke of the baptism of the Holy Spirit and as an expression of this baptism practiced groanings which cannot be uttered.

Altar Call

  1. So upon their pressure Marilyn responded to "an altar call to receive the baptism of the Holy Spirit." The two were married shortly thereafter.
  2. Like the altar call this is a human substitute for divinely instituted covenant signs and seals of baptism and the Lord's Supper. (Web site)


  1. Through our Baptism the Church becomes our home, our mother, the place in which we now live our lives in Christ. (Web site)
  2. In the Baptist demonination, baptism plays no role in salvation and is simply an outward expression of the inward change that has already taken place. (Web site)
  3. The ceremony by which Mieszko converted to Christianity in 966, known as the Baptism of Poland, is likely to have taken place at Poznań.


  1. Moreover Declan promised rewards to him if he would go to Patrick to receive baptism at his hands and assent to the faith. (Web site)
  2. Erc and Deithin, believed in God and Colman, and they delivered the child for baptism to Colman who baptised him thereupon, giving him the name of Declan. (Web site)


  1. Seymour was not even permitted to pray with others while seeking the baptism of the Holy Spirit.
  2. Seymour, William In the early 1900s William Seymour had been taught about receiving the baptism with the Holy Ghost, (i.e. (Web site)


  1. Therefore, Wesley connected the new birth and the baptism with the Holy Spirit.

Entire Sanctification

  1. He made no association between the baptism with the Holy Spirit and entire sanctification. (Web site)


  1. This empowerment of the Sikh community, the Khalsa, can be compared with the baptism of Jesus Christ by one of his followers, John the Baptist.
  2. Founded the Khalsa and Sikh baptism, composed many poems, and nominated the Sikh sacred text as the final and enduring Guru.


  1. He was the first companion of Banda Singh Bahadur to receive Sikh baptism of Amrit. (Web site)
  2. Guru Gobind also established the Sikh baptism ceremony, the partaking of amrit. (Web site)


  1. Baptism of the Holy Spirit was a doctrine that was embraced by the Assemblies of God (est.
  2. However, the means of salvation that these churches practice relies heavily on the role played by the doctrine of baptism.


  1. When the Bible speaks of being "born of water," it is speaking about the physical birth (NOT baptism). (Web site)
  2. For most Evangelicals, but not all, the experience of conversion is to be followed by baptism as a sign of new birth.
  3. The Church and the parents would deny a child the priceless grace of becoming a child of God were they not to confer Baptism shortly after birth. (Web site)


  1. The word "baptism" or "christening" is sometimes used to describe the inauguration of certain objects for use. (Web site)
  2. For use during the ceremonial prayers associated with a Christening or baptism. (Web site)

Christian Groups

  1. Some Christian groups assert baptism is a requirement for salvation and a sacrament, and speak of " baptismal regeneration ".
  2. Some Christian groups historically have rejected the use of water for baptism, for example the Albigensians.


  1. It should be noted that Mormons do not believe the Jesus instituted baptism, but merely commanded it of his followers.
  2. Mormons believe firmly that personal baptism is a required ordinance for those who desire to enter the kingdom of God. (Web site)


  1. The Baptists don't believe in infant baptism.The Methodists practise this.
  2. His purpose was to equip Methodists who were baptized by affusion, but could not defend their baptism against the arguments of immersionists.
  3. Methodists contend that infant baptism has spiritual value for the infant. (Web site)


  1. At the beginning of 1 Peter the writer sets this baptism in the context of obedience to Christ and sanctification by the Spirit (1:2).
  2. He said Spirit baptism and sanctification meant the same thing.


  1. Such an argument would not refute the necessity of circumcision, any more than it would refute the necessity of baptism. (Web site)
  2. Additionally, he or she must believe in the necessity and importance of `Amrit’, the Sikh baptism.

Oneness Pentecostals

  1. Since even Oneness Pentecostals would dispute this understanding, the necessity of baptism in the name of Jesus only is easily refuted using their own logic.
  2. There was an ancient controversy over baptism using the formula that Oneness Pentecostals use, with some ancient authorities holding it to be valid.


  1. It published a hymnal in 1989, which included a new Psalter and revised liturgies for baptism, the Lord’s Supper, weddings, and funerals.
  2. It published a hymnal in 1989, which included a new Psalter and revised liturgies for baptism, the Lord's Supper, weddings, and funerals.
  3. The state successfully preempted the most important church ceremonies of baptism, confirmation, weddings, and funerals by secular ceremonies. (Web site)


  1. These baptisms would not be valid, nor would a baptism in which some other liquid was used. (Web site)
  2. The Church generally practices infant baptism and recognizes baptisms from other denominations, and also practices open communion.


  1. B [ top] Baptism of the Lord - The Baptism of the Lord is the feast day commemorating the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River by John the Baptist. (Web site)
  2. Note: The feast of the Baptism of the Lord is celebrated on the Sunday after 6 January. (Web site)
  3. Then the blessed Xanthippe, receiving the divine grace of holy baptism, returned to her own house, rejoicing and praising the Lord.


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