Baptism and Christening

You were baptized as a baby Must you now be re baptized as a 75 year old adult?

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2011-08-04 02:41:52

If you believe that the baptism of infants is valid then no.

If you believe that baptism is required as a testimony of the

new life a believer has started on following genuine repentance and

acceptance of Christ as Saviour then you will realize that the

sprinkling received as a baby was not in line with this

definition.Therefore you remain unbaptized and you wouldn't be

getting re- baptized.

Basically, you need to repent of your sins before they can be

removed by God. Infants cannot do this so you are unbaptized if you

"got wet" as an infant.

Further, the purpose of baptism is to place you in an obedient

position for God to remove your sins. Remember, Peter told us we

need to repent AND be baptized to remove our sins (Acts 2:38).

Unfortunately few teach this today.

And now why delay? Arise, and be baptized, and wash away your

sins, calling on the name of the Lord (Acts 22:16).

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