baptism

All Noun
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  • Here he left behind almost no records, other than the baptisms of his children.
  • He still refused to make the sign of the cross during baptisms, however.
  • Baptisms can only be performed on four special days in the year.
  • There were several other baptisms the same day, with different days of birth. Cited from Biographical Memorials of James Oglethorpe, by Thaddeus Mason Harris
  • Under this philosophy, the only way to re-enter the church would be re-baptism.
  • The public baptism ceremony was usually performed within six months of birth.
  • It is noted that about twenty thousand men and woman took this baptism of steel on the first day.
  • Record of his birth or baptism has never been found.
  • For a while there was a well close to the village used for baptisms.
  • Services and such events as baptisms were still held in the church until during the 20th century.
  • It has also been described as "a baptism into the love of God".
  • But what good can such baptisms do to the soul? Cited from Far Off, by Favell Lee Mortimer [AKA: Favell Bevan]
  • Its waters were used for local baptisms until the early 20th century.
  • It is said to have been used for baptisms up to the 20th century.
  • This name would be also the name given at baptism.
  • Baptisms and church service could be performed during that time.
  • At baptisms and marriages they walked three times round the church sun-ways. Cited from Folk Lore, by James Napier
  • At the close of the year there had not yet been any baptisms at that Station. Cited from Churches of the Presbyterial Order at Amoy, China, by J. V. N. Talmage
  • Some point to or as evidence that each individual must make a mature decision regarding baptism.
  • Furthermore, birth and baptism usually followed each other rapidly at that time.
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Synonyms of baptism

Meaning of baptism

  • noun A christian sacrament signifying spiritual cleansing and rebirth
    most churches baptize infants but some insist on adult baptism