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- adj. relating to baptism
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- adj. Pertaining to baptism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to baptism: as, “the baptismal vow,”
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- adj. of or relating to baptism
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It enabled both an entry into the Christian faith and a healing of the spiritual wound of original sin, both actions being necessary for access to heaven. 3 However, the baptism of children effected major changes in baptismal practice and theology.
Note 54: Anglican parish records for Ferryland district, extant from 1823 onwards, registered the occupations of fathers in baptismal entries until the incoming minister in 1855 stopped recording this information.
Somehow, we maintain when they call the baptismal party up to the font, repeat a flurry of meaningless words.
(exception is occasionally made in favour of a cathedral or a mother-church; hence in the Middle Ages parish churches were often called baptismal churches), a confessional, and a cemetery.
Non-violent action was called a baptismal service.
Then of course the Cardinal Carmelengo, who is Eduardo Martinez Somalo, he is the one who technically actually must certify that the pope is dead by calling his baptismal name Karol, Karol, Karol, three times.
They were also used in ancient times in the ceremony of baptism, and they are called baptismal basins, by some foreign writers.
Infant baptism was another result of the idea of baptismal regeneration, the deduction being that infants being unregenerated, if they died were lost.
God's part. as Paul's object here is not to describe man's new state, but the saving agency of God in bringing about that state, independent of all merit on the man's part (see on  Tit 3: 4). by -- Greek, "through"; by means of. the washing -- rather, "the laver," that is, the baptismal font. of regeneration -- designed to be the visible instrument of regeneration.
It is probable that the names of the baptized were written on diptychs, which were thus a kind of baptismal register.
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