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commitment, ours and Gods.....

What does Baptism or Christening mean to you?What has happened this morning for Caitlyn and her family and friends.I wonder if there is anything that related to what we remember of Jesus on Palm Sunday.Let’s investigate a little together. First some clarification.We might Christen our child, or they may later undergo what is called adult baptism, (that’s not a second baptism but some people elect to wait until they are old enough to decide for themselves and then choose to be immersed in water – it is not necessarily better, rather it is different).In either case, it is a ritual that is engaged in.It is a very arranged piece of theatre.Much like many church services you might think.There are questions and responses, we have heard them this morning.There may be Godparents, the person may be shown off to the church and afterwards a time of celebration. When we then look at the Gospel reading today from Matthew; Ch21 v 1-11.; what do we see or think is going on.Some would argue that it …