A Charismatic Theology Of Baptism

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Charismatics tend to practice believer's baptism and to maintain the practices of the worship traditions in which they stand. They distinguish between water baptism and the baptism of the Holy Spirit.

The rite of baptism has been interpreted in various ways by the church throughout history: as a sacrament that imparts grace; an ordinance acted out in obedience; an essential element for salvation; a sign of Christian commitment; or a symbol of identification with Christ. The modes of baptism have...


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