baptism definition

  • noun:
    • A religious sacrament marked because of the symbolic application of liquid toward head or immersion of human anatomy into water and leading to entry associated with the individual into the community of Christians.
    • A ceremony, test, or experience where a person is initiated, purified, or offered a name.
    • The Bible Baptist Christian personal ordinance in which one is submerged in liquid.
    • The Christian sacrament where you're anointed with or submerged in liquid and sometimes given a name.
    • A similar service of initiation, purification or naming.
    • The act of baptizing; the application of water to a person, as a sacrament or religious ceremony, through which he is initiated into the noticeable church of Christ. This can be carried out by immersion, sprinkling, or pouring.
    • A sacrament or regulation regarding the Christian church, instituted by Christ as an initiatory rite, consisting into the immersion of the individual in water, or in the application of water into individual by affusion or by sprinkling, by an authorized administrator, “in title of this dad, as well as the boy, as well as the Holy Ghost.”
    • Any ceremonial ablution intended as an indication of purification, dedication, etc.: as, the baptism administered by John the Baptist, or that administered to proselytes by the ancient Jews; the baptism or christening of bells, vessels, along with other things into the Roman Catholic Church, etc.
    • Martyrdom.
    • Same as baptismal character (which see, under baptismal).
    • a Christian sacrament signifying spiritual cleansing and rebirth
    • A religious sacrament marked by the symbolic application of liquid on head or immersion regarding the body into liquid and resulting in entry associated with receiver into the neighborhood of Christians.
    • A ceremony, test, or knowledge through which a person is started, purified, or provided a name.
    • The Bible Baptist Christian personal regulation which a person is submerged in liquid.
    • The Christian sacrament which one is anointed with or submerged in liquid and quite often provided a name.
    • an identical ceremony of initiation, purification or naming.
    • The work of baptizing; the use of water to someone, as a sacrament or spiritual service, through which he is started into the visible church of Christ. It is carried out by immersion, sprinkling, or pouring.
    • A sacrament or ordinance for the Christian church, instituted by Christ as an initiatory rite, consisting into the immersion of the person in liquid, or perhaps in the effective use of water towards the individual by affusion or by sprinkling, by an authorized administrator, “in title of this dad, and of the child, as well as the Holy Ghost.”
    • Any ceremonial ablution intended as an indication of purification, dedication, etc.: as, the baptism administered by John the Baptist, or that administered to proselytes by the old Jews; the baptism or christening of bells, boats, along with other objects into the Roman Catholic Church, etc.
    • Martyrdom.
    • just like baptismal character (which see, under baptismal).
    • a Christian sacrament signifying religious cleansing and rebirth

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