Definition Of baptisms

noun

(in the Christian Church) the religious rite of sprinkling water onto a person's forehead or of immersion in water, symbolizing purification or regeneration and admission to the Christian Church. In many denominations, baptism is performed on young children and is accompanied by name-giving.

One of the distinguishing characteristics of the Native Baptist church is immersion baptism .

Example Of baptisms

  • A revival of cultural traditions includes Christian holidays, days of remembrance, and church weddings, baptisms , and funerals.

  • After all, we acknowledge that we take on Christ in our baptisms .

  • All baptisms for January 12 will be held in the Church of St. Laurence O'Toole, Levitstown.

  • Allardyce tells it like it is and neither Okocha nor Bernard Mendy can contradict the manager after their baptisms of fire at Loftus Road.

  • ‘It was a baptism of fire last year,’ admits Gass.


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