Baptism: More Than Just A Bath

Baptism is an incredibly important act, so much that Jesus connects it to the mission of the Church to the whole world. First and foremost baptism is a Sacrament. The Catholic catechism says of sacraments:

[They] are efficacious signs of grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church, by which divine life is dispensed to us. The visible rites by which the sacraments are celebrated signify and make present the graces proper to each sacrament. They bear fruit in those who receive them with the required dispositions. (CCC 1131). r[**ead more**]("http://www.ancient-future.net/baptism.html")

True, very true. I’m not sure the purpose of your post however.

I do know that some protestants view Baptism as a symbol. Like other things :wink:

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