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Can you get baptized more than twice?

Can you get baptized more than twice?

Baptism seals the Christian with the indelible spiritual mark (character) of his belonging to Christ. Given once for all, Baptism cannot be repeated. The baptisms of those to be received into the Catholic Church from other Christian communities are held to be valid if administered using the Trinitarian formula.

Can you get baptized into another religion?

If you were baptised as a baby, then later convert to a denomination which recognises only adult baptism, then you can be baptised again.

What happens after you are baptized Mormon?

Immediately after baptism the person is confirmed into the church by prayers and the laying on of hands, when they get the gift of the Holy Ghost (also called the Baptism of Fire). Mormons regard the gift of the Holy Ghost as a spiritual compass that will guide them through life.

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Can a previously baptized person be baptized again?

Proper baptism is a prerequisite for membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, so previously baptized people are baptized again if they wish to join. What is a confirmation? Baptisms must be performed by proper priesthood authority and in a manner consistent with how Jesus was baptized (by immersion).

What do Latter-day Saints believe about baptism?

Latter-day Saints believe that baptism must be performed by someone who holds proper priesthood authority. That authority directly from Jesus Christ was returned through the restoration of His Church.

How do you get baptized in The Church of Jesus Christ?

Baptism should be performed by immersion Baptisms in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are performed by immersion, meaning a person is “immersed” all the way under water and brought back up. The Bible tells us that “when [Jesus] was baptized, [He] went up straightway out of the water” (Matthew 3:16).

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Why don’t we practice infant baptism?

Because baptism includes making a promise to follow Jesus Christ and keep His commandments, we believe that a person must be able to discern right and wrong and have sufficient understanding to choose baptism for themselves. This is one reason why the Church doesn’t practice infant baptism.