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How has the Church responded to the message ‘repent and be baptised?’

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How has the Church responded to the message 'repent and be baptised?' Christians believe that baptism is kind of a joining ceremony. It shows their faith to their religion. There are two types of baptism; Infant baptism and adult baptism. Infant baptism is the baptism of small children, usually about 6-18 months. ...read more.

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In an adult baptism, the adult chooses to join the Christian religion and repent his/her sins. The Baptist church practices this type of baptism. The person who is going to be baptised explains to the vicar, before the ceremony, why s/he wants to be baptised. ...read more.

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Some churches do infant baptism and some churches prefer to do adult baptism. All the persons family are there to witness them being baptised. The water is a sign of the water washing away their sins. It is also how Jesus was baptised. Someone who I know that has been baptised is Mrs Marshall who came in and told us about when she got baptised. Her family was there who supported her. ...read more.

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