Was Calvin’s Doctrine of Baptism In Line With The Early Church Fathers? A Response to The New Geneva Podcast

Yesterday on The New Geneva podcast, Angela and Tony had Dr. David Hall on the show to discuss various topics from John Calvin's "Institutes of the Christian Religion". The section which I would like to discuss begins around 27:10 into the show. I will quote a couple of statements in my response and the full …

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Particular Baptist Covenant Theology Compilation of Lectures Available Online

It is often the case that people are looking for lectures, sessions, podcasts, or other audio/video resources which discuss the Covenant Theology of Particular (or Reformed) Baptists. I thought that I would add some links here below in no particular order which may be helpful. Some of them are links to Sermon Audio series as …

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In response to “Augustine: Infant Baptism Is The Apostolic And Universal Practice Of The Church”

Recently, R Scott Clark posted a brief quote by Augustine in which he was making the argument that infant baptism was the apostolic and universal practice of the church. Clearly, when such a person as Augustine states that something was and is "apostolic" and "universal" we should take pause at that. Here is the quote …

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Hippolytus on Baptism (Infants and Adults) – Should We Follow His “Apostolic Tradition”?

Way back in church history, there once lived a man named Hippolytus. He lived from around 170 - 235, so we're talking about someone who was born just around 140 years after Christ's ascension. Sometime around the year 215, he wrote a document "The Apostolic Tradition". He begins this document by stating that it was …

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Is “Calvinism” in Southern Baptist Churches a “Trojan Horse”

I was greatly disturbed this morning to read the statements that a couple of people in leadership within the Southern Baptist Convention (in which I am a member) have made regarding "Calvinisim" being on the rise within our denomination. Paige Patterson, President of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Rick Patrick, executive director of Connect316, were …

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Does John the Baptist’s Being Filled With The Holy Spirit As a Child Present a Problem For Baptists?

Over the weekend, a person I follow on Twitter posted the following question that I, as a Baptist, would like to have an opportunity to respond to in a fuller capacity. The NewGeneva account posted the following statement: "The faith of the infant John the Baptist is a huge HUGE problem for Baptistic theology. It …

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