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Theology That Bites Back
Doug has blogged the same thing previously, and it boils down to treating baptism as souped-up circumcision – that is, a hereditary obligation to a legal code (http://bit.ly/1GVj9Jj). This is more obvious in Doug’s version of FV because he rightly stands for personal regeneration before corporate regeneration. But that just means he has to make more of a case for why paedobaptism isn’t redundant. That leaves a supposed entry into “Covenant membership” but such a demarcation only existed in the divide between Jew and Gentile. It never existed before Abraham, which is why the entire world was judged in the… Read more »
Totally agree! I have never understood infant baptism and can find no scriptural basis for it.