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1689 Federalism vs Dispensationalism

“Understand the differences between the particular Baptist covenant theology of the 2nd London Baptist Confession of Faith and Dispensationalism.”

May 03

If We Truly Believed Sola Scriptura

If you give the Church fathers and tradition such a place in your heart, you must, in all fairness, allow the Roman Catholics to use the same to declare as divine authority such heretical teachings and practices as the use of holy water, prayers for the dead, the invocation of saints in prayer. Yesterday, after […]

Westminster Confession: New Birth is Unnecessary

The Westminster Assembly has written: "The seed and posterity of the faithful, born within the Church, have by their birth, interest in the covenant and right to the seal of it…. Children by baptism are solemnly received into the bosom of the Visible Church….   They are Christians and federally holy before baptism, and therefore are […]

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 […]

The Doctrine of Broad-mindedness

David Leach: I suppose there can be no denying that there are occasions in which a Christian must behave or speak or otherwise labor in a way that might sometimes be called "broad-minded." In other words it cannot be smugly said that all "broad-mindedness" is universally to be avoided in every conceivable situation. And if […]

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, […]

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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