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Paedobaptism: Fostering A Non-Christian Society

If the Paedobaptists ever break down the one restraint on nominal, external, hereditary Christianity that they have left, that is, the requirement that the baptized infant shall confess his faith before he partakes of communion, then all significant differences between the church and the world will be threatened. This is not to say that the […]

That Strange Little Greek Word

“It is often said that the Greek preposition ‘eis,’ translated ‘into,’ means ‘to,’ and that Philip and the eunuch went only to the water.  If this is true, then the ‘wise men’ did not go ‘into the house,’ and did not return “into their own country,” and the demons (Matthew 8:31-33) did not enter ‘into […]

Are You A Baby?

For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you have need again for someone to teach you the elementary principles of the oracles of God, and you have come to need milk and not solid food. For everyone who partakes only of milk is not accustomed to the word of righteousness, for he […]

The Elephant Sitting in the Paedobaptist Room

Dr. Bob Gonzales, Academic Dean and a professor at Reformed Baptist Seminary as well as an Adjunct Professor of Old Testament Studies here at MCTS has posted an article defending Believer Baptism (Credobaptism) against Infant Baptism (Paedobaptism) on his post “Why I’m Still a Baptist.” John 1:12-13 states: But to all who did receive him, […]

Where Scripture Has No Tongue

If infant baptism had been any appointment or ordinance of Jesus Christ, there would have been some precept, command, or example in the Scripture to warrant the same; but inasmuch as the Scripture is so wholly silent therein, there being not one syllable to be found in all the New Testament about any such practice, […]

A Short Catechism About Baptism

  by John Tombes, B.D. London, 1659   Editor’ Introduction: Here is a rare glimpse into the baptismal debate that raged in England between the 1620’s and, well, today. After questioning the infants interest in the covenant while delivering the 1627 catechetical lectures at Magdelan Hall, Oxford, John Tombes pondered his views for 15 years […]

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