An Analysis of the reason and Symbols of Baptism in Christian Churches

Baptism

is the entranceway to life also to the kingdom of God. Baptism in Christian

churches,

the universal rite of initiation, performed with drinking water, usually in the brand

of the Trinity or in the brand of Christ. Orthodox and Baptist churches

require

baptism by total immersion. In additional churches, pouring and sprinkling are

more

common. Most churches respect baptism as a sacrament, or indication of grace;

some

regard it simply as an ordinance, or rite, commanded by Christ.

Therefore,

Baptism is the sacrament of faith where we, enlightened by the Spirit's

grace, respond to the Gospel of Christ.

Scriptural Basis

Jesus was baptized

by John at the beginning of his open public ministry. Though it is uncertain

that Jesus himself baptized, the risen Christ commanded his disciples to

preach