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Baptism. Why are there so many views on it? Is it the literal immersion concept? Or living water.


If you look into this with and open mind it is fascinating how different traditions of man have been made manifest. Catholics have called it The First Sacrament of Initiation for more than a millennium. Some folks say you can do it to a baby. Others insist on getting dunked all the way. Some think it is just a precursor to the Baptism of Fire. And all of these and all come from the Bible as adopted by the Council of Nicea. And don't be shy here go ahead and do what is trending to call rebuke and correct. And it is fine to say that you are right because the Holy Spirit told you so. Let's learn

 

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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 3 months ago

    Thank you for this well laid way to look at it. I was just reading a Church Religion text on it and I think we should also consider that it is "sacrament"that involves community. The pledge to support.


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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 3 months ago

    Thanks Clive, that sure sounds right to me.


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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 3 months ago

    Marvelous answer. And it is good to hear from you friend.

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