Baptism as Process

Gayle Carlton Felton writes,

Baptism, then is not so much event as it is process.  Like the Christian life for which it is both empowerment and metaphor, baptism is dynamic, not static; a journey, not a destination; a quest, not an acquisition.  Baptism is promise, the fulfilling of which requires a lifetime and beyond.  It is prolepsis-representing in the now that which will be accomplished in the future, but representing that anticipated fruition so powerfully as to make it real even now (The Gift of Water, 178).

How might you go about remembering your baptism today?


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