As I sit here this morning struggling to wrap my head around the recent school shootings that have taken place, it has me thinking about the violence of our society. 854 more words
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"...who are pressed on the subject of circumcision, acknowledge their children as members of the church and admit them to the Lord's Supper. Indeed consistency requires this."
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A philosopher has observed that men never arrive at truth on any subject till they have tried error in all possible shapes. The remark is not without foundation.
"Hence we are never commanded to baptize our hearts, nor told that we are unbaptized in heart, although nothing was more common than for Israel to be informed that they were uncircumcised in heart, and to be commanded to circumcise their hearts..."
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But it is said that represents the same thing as baptism. And what then? Would this be a reason for confounding two ordinances which have been shewn to be perfectly different?
"But those who practise infant baptism... allege, that we must either give up the sanctification of the Lord's day or admit the legitimacy of their mode of reasoning..."
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But those who practise infant baptism, in opposition to the plain language of the commission, to the examples recorded in the New Testament, and to the import of the ordinance of baptism, allege, that we must either give up the sanctification of the Lord’s day or admit the legitimacy of their mode of reasoning.