8.3.7 Prerequisites for receiving Holy Sealing

Holy Sealing requires the recipient to believe in the triune God and the Apostles sent by Jesus Christ. Prior to this he must have been baptised with water in the proper manner (see 8.1→). He must profess his faith and vow to follow Christ. In the Lord's work of redemption, he will then be prepared for the imminent return of Christ.


Holy Sealing is dispensed to both adults and children. When children receive Holy Sealing, their parents–or those responsible for the religious upbringing of the children–must profess the required belief on their behalf and vow to raise the children in the New Apostolic faith.