Why do we baptize babies who are unaware of its meaning? Because parents, godparents, and,indeed, the entire community commits appropriately to help the child (or adult) mature in the wisdom and love of God in neighbor. Baptism thus becomes an on-going way of life to which the pouring of water is a sign.Thus, following Jesus, we have exceeded John’s baptism of repentance by living daily in the Spirit of God. Baptism resembles therefore a battery charging our daily living with Christly values and behavior. Truly, each day, the heavens open; the Spirit descends; and God voices his love of our searching journey to live in his truth and love. All this explains why Jesus was baptized, and his call through church for us to live baptism

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