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Catholics and Protestants agree that to be saved, you have to be born again. Jesus said so: "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born...

There are few more confusing topics than salvation. It goes beyond the standard question posed by Fundamentalists: "Have you been saved?"...

If you took your parish’s catechism classes when you were growing up, you at least remember that there are two kinds of grace, sanctifying...

Christians have always interpreted the Bible literally when it declares, "Baptism . . . now saves you, not as a removal of dirt from the...

Fundamentalists often criticize the Catholic Church’s practice of baptizing infants. According to them, baptism is for adults and older...

Although many Protestant traditions baptize babies, Baptists—and "Bible churches" in the Baptist tradition—insist that baptism is only for...

Although Latin-rite Catholics are usually baptized by infusion (pouring), they know that immersion (dunking) and sprinkling are also valid...

Few truths are so clearly taught in the New Testament as the doctrine that in baptism God gives us grace. Again and again the sacred writers...

One key Scripture reference to being "born again" or "regenerated" is John 3:5, where Jesus says, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is...

For a sacrament to be valid, three things have to be present: the correct form, the correct matter, and the correct intention. With baptism...