Do I need to be baptized again after I have sinned?


Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
The question of whether a person who has sinned should be baptized again is a fairly common one. First, it is important that we understand what baptism is. Baptism does not save us or wash away our...

July 01 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

Doktor D W Supporter
No. Immersion in water is not a requirement before or after receiving Jesus as Savior. If you were baptized in a form other than by immersion, it makes no difference, since baptism is not required. 

If you want to be re-baptized by immersion, then by all means, do so. Just don't think that you are doing it in order to be saved or to keep you from becoming lost.


October 18 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

Stringio Vincent Mercado Supporter Skeptic turned believer, Catholic, father of 3
Each of the seven sacraments have different effects:

1. Baptism brings you into Christ's family.
2. Eucharist feeds you with Christ himself.
3. Confirmation sends you out as an apostle to the world.
4. Marriage places you in a covenant with your spouse.
5. Holy Orders places you in covenant with God.
6. Confession gets your sins forgiven.
7. Last Rites prepares you for death.

For your case, you don't need Baptism again - what you need is Confession.

October 19 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

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