To A Thousand Generations: Infant Baptism: Covenant Mercy For The People Of God

Framsida
Canon Press & Book Service, 1996 - 124 sidor
The issue of baptism operates against the backdrop of the divine promises to Christian parents. Only after we understand parenthood can we properly turn to a discussion of baptism. This book aims to offer a fresh approach. In a doctrinal matter of this importance, the standards of evidence are high. In arguing for biblical infant baptism, it is not sufficient for us to say that infant baptism is merely consistent with the Scriptures, or that a biblical case can be made for it. In order for us to be satisfied that we are being biblical Christians, we must be content with nothing less than a clear biblical case requiring infant baptism.
 

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I have not read any other books on paedobaptism otherwise known as infant baptism, so I can't compare it with anything else. But I don't know if need to. Wilson lays out the argument so systematically ... Läs hela recensionen

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Preface
5
Introduction
7
Children ofBelievers as Members of the Kingdom
13
Moses was a Christian
21
Circumcision and the Heart
39
Application to Baptism
49
Water and Spirit
53
Circumcision in the New Covenant
59
The Olive Tree and Olive Shoots
81
Father Abraham
97
The Mode of Baptism
101
Exclusive Immersion?
109
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