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Mark 1:9 In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan.
The other way of approaching baptism is though a posture of decision. Baptism is a decision made by the parents of a child or by an adult deciding to be baptized themselves—to change, to be transformed, to dedicate one’s life to a new cause, to abide within the household of God. This approach is not magic; it’s the beginning of a new life, coming out of the water transformed, prepared to practice the eternal priesthood of all believers.
MOVING FORWARD: Spend your quiet time today reading over the Baptismal Covenant (The Book of Common Prayer, p. 304.)