Baptism - EasyEnglish Bible Dictionary

EasyEnglish homepage | Bible Dictionary index

Easy English definition for 'baptism':

baptism ~ (A) ~ when they put a person in to water, or put water on a person; how we show that Christ has made us clean; when the Holy Spirit comes in to a person when they know Christ; how we show to everyone that we are in Christ with other people and in the church .

baptism ~ (A) ~ when they put a person into water to show that he wants to obey God.

baptism ~ (A) ~ when they put a person under water or put water on a person; it is to show that they want to follow Christ .

baptism ~ (B) ~ the use of water as a Christian sign.

baptism ~ (B) ~ when they put a person in to water, or put water on a person; how we show that Christ has made us clean; when the Holy Spirit comes in to a person who knows Christ; the way we show to everyone that we belong to Christ and his church .

baptism ~ (B) ~ when they put a person under water or put water on a person; it is to show that they want to follow Christ .

baptism ~ (B) ~ when they use water as sign of making pure.

baptism ~ (B) ~ when we wash with water as a sign that Jesus has made us clean, and that we want to obey God. See also Baptist , baptise .

More information: 'baptism' in the Bible (from over 100 free online books). Our level (A) definitions are simpler than level (B).

We are writing a simple Bible translation. We also have many Bible Commentaries online.

1999-2005, Wycliffe Associates (UK)