Definition of Baptism. Meaning of Baptism. Synonyms of Baptism

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Definition of Baptism

Baptism
Baptism Bap"tism, n. [OE. baptim, baptem, OE. baptesme, batisme, F. bapt[^e]me, L. baptisma, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to baptize, fr. ? to dip in water, akin to ? deep, Skr. g[=a]h to dip, bathe, v. i.] The act of baptizing; the application of water to a person, as a sacrament or religious ceremony, by which he is initiated into the visible church of Christ. This is performed by immersion, sprinkling, or pouring.

Meaning of Baptism from wikipedia

- Baptism (from Gr****: βάπτισμα, romanized: báptisma) is a Christian sacrament of admission and adoption, almost invariably with the use of water, into...
- Infant baptism is the practice of baptising infants or young children. Infant baptism can be contrasted with what is called "believer's baptism" (or credobaptism...
- The baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist is a major event in the life of Jesus which is described in three of the gospels: Matthew, Mark and Luke. It...
- and people in Kiev. The latter events are traditionally referred to as baptism of Rus' (Russian: Крещение Руси, Ukrainian: Хрещення Русі) in Ukrainian...
- The Baptism of Constantine is a painting by ****istants of the Italian Renaissance artist Raphael. It was most likely painted by Gianfrancesco Penni, between...
- In Christian theology, baptism with the Holy Spirit, also called baptism in the Holy Spirit or baptism in the Holy Ghost, has been interpreted by different...
- Immersion baptism (also known as baptism by immersion or baptism by submersion) is a method of baptism that is distinguished from baptism by affusion...
- Christianity, used baptism as the central sacrament of his messianic movement. Christians consider Jesus to have instituted the sacrament of baptism. The earliest...
- The phrase baptism by fire or baptism of fire is a phrase originating from the words of John the Baptist in Matthew 3:11. Matthew 3:11 "I indeed baptize...
- distinguished by baptizing professing Christian believers only (believer's baptism), and doing so by complete immersion. Baptist churches also generally subscribe...