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Baptism, Part 7. Responses to Anticipated CofC Objections to Baptism for Infants

CofC people, There are obstacles members of the Protestant Church of Christ must hurdle for what I have shown you to take root—obstacles that are not anchored to the ancient Church, but rather, are merely theories that are relatively modern—some … Continue reading

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Baptism, Part 6. The Real Church of Christ Brings Its Children to Jesus

Protestant Church of Christ-ers, The scriptural passages, Repent and be baptized, every one of you (Acts 2:38), Rise and be baptized (Acts 22:16), and He who believes and is baptized will be saved (Mark 22:16) all have specific audiences: candidates … Continue reading

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Baptism, Part 5. More Invalid (and dishonest) CofC Arguments for Immersion-Only Baptisms

Restorationists, I think it is important to address a few of the Protestant Church of Christ’s arguments that provide constructive reinforcement for people who have erroneously accepted any of the preceding four false premises as valid. My intent is not … Continue reading

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Baptism, Part 4. False Premise #4: The Christian Church Has Always Believed That Immersion Is the Only Acceptable Mode for Baptism

Protestant Church of Christ-ers, Your community’s fourth false premise is a common Protestant trait, which is to label any nonconforming example from history as “not true Christianity,” or not pertaining to the invisible “true Church” that exists within a sect’s … Continue reading

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Appendix for Previous Post: Every use of “baptism”, “baptisms”, “baptize”, “baptized”, and “baptizing” in the English New Testament (NIV); with possible contextual modal indications.

New International Version chosen because it is an accepted and popular version within the Protestant Church of Christ. Matthew 3:6 Baptized in the river; “In” does not specify depth, but rather, they entered the river. No modal indication 3:7 Many … Continue reading

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Baptism, Part 3. False Premise (assertion) #3: Every Baptism in the Bible Is by Full Immersion.

Restorationists, The New Testament does not describe a single example of a proper mode for Baptism. Read that sentence again. It is important, because you assume that it does. The New Testament, however, does in fact refer to instructions about … Continue reading

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Baptism, Part 2. False Premise #2: Baptizo Always Means Immerse

False Premise #2: The secular and Christian use of the Greek word from which the English word “baptism” is derived always refers to immersion (complete submersion) in a fluid.     Restorationist Christians, The Protestant Church of Christ’s second false premise is … Continue reading

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