(1) Only as they shared the name of Jesus Christ in baptism would they find real unity.(2) One of the distinguishing characteristics of the Native Baptist church is immersion baptism .(3) the sacrament of baptism(4) It was within the community of the parish that ordinary people received Christian teaching and the sacraments of the church; baptism , confirmation, marriage, and burial.(5) Deora started writing a column in a Mumbai publication in preparation for his political baptism .(6) this event constituted his baptism as a politician(7) Many of the rites of passage that young people undergo in Hungary are Christian rituals such as baptism , first communion, confirmation, and marriage.(8) The rite of baptism is the sacramental entry into Christian life, and communion is a memorial of Christ's death and resurrection.(9) When water baptism precedes salvation it becomes a religious practice, a ritual without substance.(10) this event constituted his baptism as a politician(11) The Estonian Evangelical Christians Free Church did not require baptism by immersion as a prerequisite for church membership.(12) My first opportunity for believer's baptism in water by immersion came one month later.(13) A living Mormon stands in as proxy for a deceased person, as water baptism by immersion is vicariously performed.(14) She was also known to mock the holy sacrament of baptism by sprinkling water on her mother's head and reciting the appropriate words.(15) In Denmark, baptism in the state church had become a matter-of-course rite of citizenship.(16) At the opening worship, dancers waved a river of blue fabric through the crowd, symbolizing the waters of baptism .