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Does any Church currently incorporate exorcism, three separate immersions, and anointing in their baptism rite (with or without the nudity)? The short answer is probably not. Although some do more or less share similar elements. St. Hippolytus of Rome relates how baptism in The Early Church was administered in or around 215 AD in Rome as such: 21 At the ...


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I've noticed that the question was published a lot of years ago, but still wanted to share that there are Orthodox Icons that depict Jesus Christ being Baptised naked. . Also in Greece, among some priests, there is still the Tradition (it was kept Patristicaly) of baptising the adults totally naked. As it was explained by a Theologist, in Ancient Church ...


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According to Catholicism can one be saved without being water baptized? The Catholic Catechism says, Baptism is birth into new life in Christ. In accordance with the Lord's will, it is necessary for salvation. As is the Church herself which we enter by baptism. CCC 1277 The Apostle Paul makes known the gospel under the influence of the Holy Spirit ...


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Baptism is necessary for salvation. Scriptural teaching that baptism is, for salvation, a necessity of means John 3:5: Jesus answered: Amen, amen I say to thee, unless a man be born again of water and the Holy Ghost, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. Mk. 16:16: He that believeth and is baptized, shall be saved: but he that believeth not ...


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Is faith through Jesus Christ without baptism enough for salvation? Regarding baptism of desire, let the Catechism of the Catholic Church speak for itself: 1259 For catechumens who die before their Baptism, their explicit desire to receive it, together with repentance for their sins, and charity, assures them the salvation that they were not able to ...


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Jesus Saves: He has the power to do this by fiat Which renders the question of baptism moot. From the Apostle's Creed (shared by many Christian denominations) He suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried. He descended to the dead. On the third day he rose again. He ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand ...


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I think the strongest evidence is that of crucifixion practice of the Romans would be that no one would be allowed to or possibly could survive a Roman crucifixion (see On the Physical Death of Jesus Christ in Journal of Medical American Association. This article is available online). Now, this requires to explanation to respond to the suggestion that he ...


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John baptized with water, but Christian baptism began after Pentecost, following the commandment of the risen Christ to "go forth and make disciples of all nations, etc". In baptism, the minister of the sacrament (who could be a lay person in case of emergency) represents Christ and transmits the fruits of Christ's sacrifice on the cross (i.e. redemption) ...


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Are you considered to be Catholic? The short answer is no. Finally, each and every Catholic, as also the baptized of every non-Catholic church or denomination who enters into the fullness of the Catholic communion, must retain his own rite wherever he is, must cherish it and observe it to the best of his ability, without prejudice to the right in special ...


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