by St. Augustine of Hippo What the universal Church holds, not as instituted by councils but as something always held, is most correctly believed to have been handed down by apostolic authority. Since others respond for children, so that the celebration of the sacrament may be complete for them, … [Read more...]
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Calvin Knew Infant Baptism Was Apostolic in Origin
The Orthodox knew it first, but that's beside the point. It's an Apostolic practice. Only the most historically naive or uninformed would doubt it. …But I reply, first of all, that infant baptism is not a recent introduction, nor are its origins traceable to the papal church. For I say that it has … [Read more...]
On Infant Baptism – Is it Biblical?
by Robert Arakaki Another exceptionally well written and reasoned piece, from the Reformed-Orthodox bridge. Martin wrote: I have a question. Baptists and Pentecostals say infant baptism is not biblical. Do we find infant baptisms in the Bible? I heard someone say that this practice started … [Read more...]
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