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Philippa wrote:

Hi, guys —

  • How does Baptism enrich and guide peoples lives?


  { How does Baptism enrich and guide peoples lives? }

Bob replied:


I hope this isn't a question for a school assignment that you are passing on but here goes.

Baptism enriches our life because it is the transformative Sacrament of Initiation to the family of God.

Baptism makes us God's children in a literal way; it is a covenantal act that changes the individual in a metaphysical way. Furthermore it becomes a guide inasmuch as it becomes the symbol and reminder of all that God has done for us:

  1. cleansed our sin
  2. remade us with a new birth, and
  3. grafted us onto the body of Christ.

Bob Kirby

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