Category Archives: baptism

How the CofC Could Better Defend Baptismal Regeneration

I recently mentioned how some traditional members of the Protestant Church of Christ (CofC) are rightly struggling to maintain sect-wide orthodoxy regarding baptismal regeneration. However, it seems to me that the CofC’s inability to understand pouring as a proper mode … Continue reading

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A Little Encouragement

I should probably post more emails like the one below as encouragement for readers. I receive so many emails from people who are considering the Catholic Church or have already made the jump, and it’s always interesting to learn what causes … Continue reading

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Protestant Church of Christ Objection to Baptism for Infants #2

The Protestant Church of Christ objects to a concept of Original Sin. The Protestant Church of Christ uses Ezekiel 18:20 as a proof-text, which reads:  The son shall not suffer for the iniquity of the father.  Ezekiel was not arguing … Continue reading

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Protestant Church of Christ Objection to Baptism for Infants #1

The Protestant Church of Christ believes that a person cannot be baptized before she believes / has faith.  Your group has developed a soteriological formula that applies to all people, and it must be performed in the proper sequence:  hear … Continue reading

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The Church of Christ Brings Its Children to Jesus

CofC readers, 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: … Continue reading

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Popular Abuses of Catholic Sources That Protestant Church of Christ Apologists Use to Defend Immersion-Only Baptism

CofC Christians, 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 the four (1, 2, 3, 4) false premises that support the theory of immersion-only Baptism.  My … Continue reading

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“Immersion-Only Baptism” False Premise #4

False Premise #4:  The Christian Church has always believed immersion is the only acceptable mode for Baptism. The Protestant Church of Christ’s fourth false premise is a common Protestant trait, which is to label any nonconforming example from history as … Continue reading

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