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Baptism and Christening

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Baptism and Christening are Christian sacraments. It has different meanings and methods of being carried out depending on the branch of Christianity it is being associated with. Baptism can range from a sprinkling of water from a cup onto a persons head to fully submerging the person into a river.
No The Salvation Army does not practice any form of baptismal rites.Neither adults nor infants are baptized in the Salvation Army. The teaching of the Salvation Army is that wearing the uniform is equal to baptism.Link to informative article on infant baptism in the Christian Church:http://en...
It hasn't changed. The church baptizes by immersion in water in the name of Jesus for the remission of sins. Acts 2:38
from the church
Nothing supernatural. It does bring the congregation together as a  whole to do as Jesus requested of his followers to remember Him.
it is considered as symbol of God.    AnswerIt is a symbol of Jesus, the Light of the world, entering into the life of the baptised person. As further symolism, the candle is usually lit from the Paschal Candle - a candle used at Easter to symboolise Jesus the Light of the World at the...
The Adult makes a statement/vow before God, Satan, their family  and church, and to the World, about their dedication to God and  their Salvation.  Then the pastor submerges the adult into a pool of water, river,  ocean, stream and brings them back out.   This is a symbolic symbol of the "Old...
The two baptisms are the same, except that an adult being baptised answers for himself. The parents answer for an infant.
One of the ceremonies that are preformed on a new born baby , similar to baptism , is shaving the head...This is termed as "Ayushkarma" in Sanskrit, the scriptural language of the Hindus. It means enhancing the longevity or the life span of the babys life .Hinduism has a number of "samskaras", or...
If you know the church you were baptized in, you should be able tocontact them and get an official certificate of your baptism andany other sacramental information.
The purpose of the Apostle's Creed was to set down what is the "orthodox" or standard belief concerning the nature of God, that is, God's Trinitarian nature (God is one, yet God the Father is divine, Jesus is divine, and the Holy Spirit is divine), and what each persona of the Godhead does. (God...
  NO That seems a bit garish for what I assume you consider a solemn occasion, Unles of coarse you don't take the whole thing seriously.
Yes it's always good to give some donation to the Church when the new born is Baptized. It's not a compulsion, but is highly appreciated.
That was his life work-- to preach of the Messiah and to baptize.    Answer:    John's baptism was "prophecy being fulfilled" before the  eyes of that generation.    "...Behold, I send My messenger before thy face, which shall  prepare the way before thee. The voice of one crying in...
The power of Baptism will surely come if you will be baptized by water.   Water has the grace of the Holy Spirit that grant you to enter the Kingdom of heaven. Moreover,it will cleanse your soul from being defiled of sin. Baptism mostly happened during infancy and adult period.
Adults and children both promise to live their life for Jesus. He is the only way into the kingdom of heaven and to see God. They are not just promising but turning over their lives.
Stage one:Welcome Stage two : The word of god at the ambo Stage three: Preparation for baptism Stage four: Baptism at the font Stage five: After baptism Stage six: At the altar [:
Baptism is a cleansing ritual. Christians generally believe it is necessary to compensate for the original sin committed by Adam. Baha'is do not believe there was an original sin. Baha'is consider Adam to be a Manifestation of God.Baha'is are not Christians in that sense, though they do accept Jesus...
I don't know all of them, but I know that you can be initiated into Wicca, Shamanism, and Paganism as an adult.Good luck, maybe more people will help you out too.Angel Noonanwww.angelnoonan.com
Catholics baptize in water because it quenches the thirst of a soul.It cleanse the soul from all sin and it allows that person to enter the kingdom of God.  
"Baptism" comes from the Greek word "baptizo". It literally means "to plunge under" to submerge, to immerse. In christianity baptism can get contorted depending on which denomination you're with. Infant baptism is another related question. Obviously no one is going to plunge a baby under water....
I baptize you in the name of the Father,the Son, and the Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:19).   Saint Paul's affirmation: «For as many of you as were baptised into Christ, have put on Christ» (Gal 3,27), has become a baptismal hymn in the West (Ordo Baptismi parvulorum, n 67), as it is traditionally in...
This has a double purpose. The first is to show that we believe that through Baptism one is born again, this time into the Mystical Body of Christ (or the Church if you prefer). The second is a bit more in depth. When choosing a baptismal name, one must pick the name of an officially canonized Saint...
In the Catholic Baptism,it is not necessary to take a gift,unless someone will give it to the church.The church will willingly receive it.  
Yes, in all emergencies, what I've learnt, is that all people even unbaptized people can baptise, but it has to be in an emergency. Unbaptized people can baptise, it just needs to be in the name of the Catholic Church. At least this is what happens in the Catholic Church, I don't really know if it...
there are 9 stages which are :1) welcome2)the word of god3) the excorcism4) annointing with the oil of catchamens5) moment of baptism6) annointing of chrism7)white garment8)the blessingHope it helped :D
an ordained minister or lay person
Neither. At my reform synagogue, the rabbi wraps her prayer shawl around the parents and their new baby and says prayers and sings songs with the congregation. After that, the family receives Baby Naming Certificates.
I am not sure what is meant by "connect you with God". However, what we can say is that baptism reminds you of God's love and grace for you, a sign that you are "special" to God. If we considered a baptized person B and an unbaptized person U, both are equally loved by God. B, though, has had a...
  The anointing with oil the sacred chrism, perfumed oil consecrated by the bishop, signifies the gift of the Holy Spirit to the newly baptized, who has become a Christian, that is, one "anointed" by the Holy Spirit, incorporated into Christ who is anointed priest, prophet, and king.    ...
Yes, inviting friends and family to the baptism celebration would be quite appropriate. Baptism is a sign of acknowledging Jesus as Lord and Savior, and is worth sharing.
There is nothing in the Bible which actually says "How to perform a baptism". Most Christians follow the best-guess of how John the Baptist had baptised Jesus, especially after Jesus had said to "baptize all people of all nations".
BAPTISM OF DESIRE66. Some people die while being ignorant of the Gospel of Christ and His Church. In such cases, it can be presumed that they have received the Baptism of desire and were saved if they truly searched for the truth and lived righteous lives by the will of God in accordance with their...
The Hymns and the spirituals listed below are commonly used Take me to the waterWade in the WaterRiver wash over me (a modern worship song"Come Thou FountShall We Gather at the RiverBaptized In Water (found in the Presbyterian Hymnal # 492)Baptized into Christ Jesus (found in Praise! Psalms, Hymns...
In the Bible,Adult baptism was their example.Example,When Jesus baptized in the Jordan,although he had no sinned.As we really understand Baptism,it was allowed baby because Jesus did not prohibit it.Children also have need of the new birth in Baptism to be freed from the power of darkness and...
Accepting, believing and confessing. It's easy as the ABC's
This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
  Everyone who is to be baptized is required to make a profession of faith. This is done personally in the case of an adult or by the parents and by the Church in the case of infants. Also the godfather or the godmother and the whole ecclesial community share the responsibility for baptismal...
  No, he did not, as he never got married, and it was a crime/sin to have sex outside a marriage union
You need to ask a Conservative or Reform rabbi about that.
The first Baptism happened during the time of Saint John the Baptist.He was the first to perform it.  
do you really want to put your children in the hands of someone whome you do not feel is the best person for the job based on religious differences? Protestant or Catholic....its all the same God right? If I were you I would go with the person whome you feel is best suited to take your kids if...
  Every person not yet baptized is able to receive Baptism.
I think that would depend on the local church and probably on whether or not you intend to or are in the process of adopting the child. That would show that you intend to make her part of your family, IMHO. I suggest that you talk to the church's pastor.
In the Catholic Church baptisms should always be performed by a priest. But in extreme circumstances, the laity can baptize with 2 stipulations: 1. The Use of Water 2. Must do it in "the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit" (they must say those words).
Their feeling of course are happy because they are cleansed from their sins and they had no stain in their souls.
Yes, as well as the Name of his Father Jehovah, and the name of the holy spirit, as Jesus directed in Matthew 28:19, 20. By being baptized "in the name of" these, we are acknowledging that we are under the authority of Jehovah and Jesus, and being directed by means of Jehovah's holy spirit.  ...
The essential rite of this sacrament consists in immersing the candidate in water or pouring water over his or her head while invoking the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.  
The first baptisms of any significance were performed by John the Baptist, the forerunner of Jesus Christ. John performed full immersion baptisms. Todays baptisms by most churches are done by sprinkling or washing of the forehead.
Baptism always included in Christian initiation because it is accomplished by means of the sacraments which establish the foundations of Christian life,but Christian initiation not only hold the Baptism but to other sacraments of the church also. The faithful born anew by Baptism are strengthened...
The essential word of this sacrament consists in immersing the candidate in water or pouring water over his or her head while invoking the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit  
it means that they should be the light to guide their child in teaching their faith.  
If you refer to Believer's Baptism, as practiced in Baptist churches, it is symbolic cleansing and rebirth into new life in Christ Jesus.
There are, according to Lutherans, two sacraments: Baptism and Eucharist. The Sacraments are means of salvation provided for us from Jesus Christ. The Baptism is eternal, and can by no means be heaved; any baptism in the Name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit is accepted. There's only one...
No, you do not have to be baptized to be a Christian. in order to be a Christian, all you have to do is believe that the Lord Jesus Christ died to save you and rose again just as he said he would. you also have to realize that everyone is a sinner and repent of your sins. That's it! Baptism is just...
1 to clean your soul from sin 2 to enter the Holy Spirit 3 to freely enter the kingdom of God.  
To baptize means to “immerse” in water. The one who is baptized is immersed into the death of Christ and rises with him as a “new creature” (2 Corinthians 5:17). This sacrament is also called the “bath of regeneration and renewal in the Holy Spirit” (Titus 3:5); and it is called ...
It symbolize the cleanliness of the soul or pure.  
In the Catholic faith, infants are baptized shortly after birth under the belief that it will allow them entrance into heaven in the unfortunate event that they die by some means.
No! you are always received forgiveness with Holy Ghost in Baptism because the person is being cleansed by water. 2 Cor 5:17 "Therefore if anyone is in Christ he is a New Creation, the old has gone, the new has come! Like in the story of Noah, the earth was washed anew & they began a new life...
Any day. Any time. It doesn't matter how old you are, god will always be willing to except you. Yes, you can be baptized any day any time but be sure you truly have accepted Jesus as your savior.
This question has a rather subjective quality to it, and therefore may be subject to differing opinions on the subject. My answer also presumes the christening is within a Christian context, whether Catholic or Protestant.A "Christening" or "Baptism" is an important event in the life of a family...
The classes they take are called baptisim classes and confirmation classes.
The priest, of course, the god parents, the parents, the baby getting baptised, other family and that's about it unless you're do it during a regular mass then you have all people in the church.
The anointing (manifest presence) of the Holy Spirit
It is a sign of being priest , prophet, and king. Anointed as a priest to lead others to God ; a prophet to speak for God; and a king like Jesus who came not to be served but to serve one another.
A shawl (note spelling) is a form of veil or head covering. until quite recent times, all women were required to wear some form of headgear in Church, unlike men who doff them on entry.
so that the prophecy of the prophets would be fullfilled .. Jesus came to the world to fulfill the promises of the Father ... in other ways he have to be baptized so that baptism could have its validity ..  
Things are read out by the priest I am not too sure as I was young and have only been to one since. And then the person gets baptised in Holy water by the priest putting some holy water on there head and then we sing some songs and done:)
water, oil, lighted white candle, and white garment
It symbolize the light of Christ.  
no only admitting to your sins and being truthfully sorry for them, and confessing your love and faith to Jesus can take away all your sins. We can also say that what takes away all your sins is Christ's sacrifice on your behalf on the cross. Admitting to your sin, etc. listed above is the way we...
Yes, he was born to Elizabeth, cousin to Mary, six months before Jesus was born. He was also called the forerunner of Christ, preparing the way for His ministry. Baptism for repentance from sins was his means of preparing hearts for Christ's message of salvation.
The elements of baptism are to become one with god and to understand the catholic religion and why god wants us to follow him and become part of gods family.
There are many churches which do not practise baptism. The most prominent Christian church which performs no sacraments is the Salvation Army. They adhere to Paul's teaching primarily that we are saved through God's grace alone (Romans) but also James' teaching in that good works are also necessary...
An Orthodox Christian is only permitted to baptize an Orthodox baby or adult.
No gifts are given by the priest or any membr of the church. The church is there only to symbolize that there is still religion in the world.
what religion only baptized adults?
No, your baptism is a sign of you committing yourself to Christ and not normally a pentecostal event.
No.Baptism is the correct, Biblical name for the sacrament of entry into Christ's Church. the term 'Christening' means the same thing but is simply a coloquial term meaning 'baptism' and used in everyday speech.
Thomas More was born on Milk Street in the City of London in February 1478. R. W. Chambers and other biographers say this was in the parish of St. Lawrence Jewry. I would suggest the nearest parish church to Milk Street was his place of baptism.
No. Hillel is Jewish and Jews don't have Baptisms.
== Answer to The Holy Spirit ==   The Holy Spirit is the idea of right and wrong and one's ability to chose one from the other. The Holy Spirit is supposed to be a comfort for those who believe in it. Having to ask what the baptism of the Holy Spirit helps us with in our lives assumes that the...