Baptism

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  1. sassyk73 profile image74
    sassyk73posted 7 years ago

    I was baptized on Easter Sunday. My Pastor asked me if I believed that Jesus died on the cross for my sins and do I accept him as my Lord and Saviour. I replied yes and then he said I baptize you in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

    I was told that I was not baptized right and that I have to be baptized again in the name of Jesus only.

    I am confused. Can someone please explain this concept?

    1. CASE1WORKER profile image63
      CASE1WORKERposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      What a rotten person to tell you that it was not right- whatever  did or did not happen you made a comittment and I am sure that your pastor would have got it right- if you are worried talk to him - i am sure he will explain kindly. Secondly dont get hung up on your religion- I liken my religion to a  bottle of low alcohol beer- all the enjoyment but no drunkedness or hangover the next day as I am still in charge of my faculties

    2. Greek One profile image73
      Greek Oneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Different denominations have different views, customs and procedures... don't worry about it

    3. Beelzedad profile image55
      Beelzedadposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Which one of the reported 38,000 Christian denominations were you baptized and which one of those reported 38,000 Christian denominations told you it was wrong? smile

      1. Greek One profile image73
        Greek Oneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        if it wasn't Greek Orthodox, then of course it was 'wrong'.. but God is very forgiving

    4. Dave Mathews profile image60
      Dave Mathewsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Matthew: 28:19; "Go ye therefore,and teach all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father,and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. If you were baptized in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost; you are properly baptized. The only thing that makes it more perfect is if you received a "Full Immersion Baptism" where you are dunked completely in a vat of water just as Jesus was dunked in the river Jordan.

      1. sassyk73 profile image74
        sassyk73posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Yes it was a full immersion baptism.

  2. sassyk73 profile image74
    sassyk73posted 7 years ago

    In Matthew 28:19 Jesus told the disciples to baptize in the name of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Spirit but I see in Acts 2:38 Peter said to repent and be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ.

  3. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 7 years ago

    It doesn't matter much, providing he remembers the idea is to hold heads under until they agree to believe in this stuff, so any old way is right and should satisfy. smile

    1. profile image0
      Emile Rposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      lol I fell out of my chair laughing at that one. Funny, funny stuff.

  4. Stump Parrish profile image60
    Stump Parrishposted 7 years ago

    Sry, can't help but also can't not say something. Who told you that the baptism was incorrectly done? I would assume your pastor knows what he's doing, right? Don't worry no matter what you do there will always be another christian sayin, nope you got that one wrong, your going to hell and don't pass go and don't collect $200.00. It appears that one of the biggest draws to the christian faith is that each and every christian gets to design his or her own faith, You get to design the ceremonies, pick the rules to follow and best of all, you get to pick the groups of people you're gonna harrass and torment till they die. You will also always have atheists waiting to welcome you if you choose to think for yourself, Best of luck on your journey. Sorry I couldn't answer your question.

  5. dutchman1951 profile image60
    dutchman1951posted 7 years ago

    Baptism is a display of obidence to God, it is not a gaurantee to salvation, it is symbolic  behavior, of your will submission to Jesus as your Lord and Master. having been Baptised is enough, the rest you can read and study and come upon your own discoveries, but do not let folks fool you into believeing you have to be baptised a certin way only.

    Every Religious Belief has thier own Baptism Rite, and non are the exact rtight way, just a way they have come up with.

  6. aka-dj profile image77
    aka-djposted 7 years ago

    What difference does it make?
    If you believe in Jesus as Lord and Saviour, you also know the Father, and have the Holy Spirit. They are ONE. You were baptised into Christ's Death, and raised to new life in Him. So, the point here for you is to continue to live for Him.
    It's a step pf obedience that you have taken.

  7. sassyk73 profile image74
    sassyk73posted 7 years ago

    Thank you.

    1. Woman Of Courage profile image60
      Woman Of Courageposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Welcome to hubpages Sassy. I have to agree with dj. Be encouraged and keep on living for Jesus smile

      1. sassyk73 profile image74
        sassyk73posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you all. I just wanted to get some feedback. I know better now. I am new to this and someone of great respect said that to me. Thank you so much. God bless you.

        1. Woman Of Courage profile image60
          Woman Of Courageposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          You are very welcome. God bless you also.

  8. דוד מיכאל profile image48
    דוד מיכאלposted 7 years ago

    Good job but if u google evil holidays....... it will take u to nazirite.com and will explain why easter is evil... Yeshua died on wednesday do the maths.. but again gr8 job keep it up smile

  9. דוד מיכאל profile image48
    דוד מיכאלposted 7 years ago

    Guys, his name is Yeshua... heres the history Jesus... from latin Iesus from Greek IESUS from Hebrew Yeshua meaning Salvation ... Salvation is of the Jews remember the verse...? u worship what u dont know, we worship what we know... King of the jews has a jewish Name... HalleluYah is short for HalleluYHWH.... YHWH is Salvation = YWHW is Yeshua = Jesus is LORD if u wanna get really technical but u are under grace so although u have only 1 % in ur exam, u are regarded as a 100 % pass thats the Good News (Gospel).... a righteousness of faith In Yeshua Ha Moshiach ... not of ur own works that no one may boast... Shalom

 
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