The Meaning and the Importance of Baptism
Baptism is the initial step toward accepting God’s grace, paving the way for the forgiveness of sins. In the Bible, baptism is compared to a spiritual rebirth. Just as we learn the ways of the world from our parents after physical birth, through baptism, we are spiritually reborn and grasp God’s will and the path towards Heaven. God’s will is for us to be baptized after gaining a complete understanding of Him (Mt 28:18–20).
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