Category Archives: Baptism

Sacraments or Ordinances?

“Sacraments” was a term I rejected because of its association with the Roman Catholic Church.  Like many in the Protestant world I was more comfortable with the term “ordinances.” With the term “ordinances” baptism and the Lord’s Supper were viewed … Continue reading

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The Heidelberg Catechism and Infant Baptism

Lord’s Day 27 Q & A 74 Q. Should infants also be baptized? A. Yes. Infants as well as adults are included in God’s covenant and people,1  and they, no less than adults, are promised deliverance from sin through Christ’s … Continue reading

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On the Sacraments: Different Administration but Same Substance

Sacraments may simply be defined as visible signs and seals of spiritual graces.  I hold, with the Reformed tradition,  that there are only two sacraments: baptism and the Lord’s Supper, whose Old Testaments counterparts are circumcision and the Lord’s Supper. … Continue reading

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My Conversation with a Southern Baptist

A few days ago, I was asked about my denomination persuasion.  I told my colleague that I was transitioning from Southern Baptist to Presbyterian (PCA). The follow up question was WHY. My response was because of my understanding of covenant … Continue reading

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Book Review: Understanding Baptism by Bobby Jamieson

Product Details Series: Church Basics Paperback: 80 pages Publisher: B&H Books (January 15, 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 1433688875 ISBN-13: 978-1433688874 Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.2 x 7 inches B&H Publishing Group sent me a review copy of Understanding Baptism by … Continue reading

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