Reasons for Becoming a Baptist: Together with a Farewell to His Late Charge

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American Baptist Publication Society, 1851 - Baptism - 63 pages

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This is an excellent presentation on the journey from paedobaptism to believer's baptism. Most helpful to me who am also making this same journey some 160 years later.

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Page 17 - I knew him not; but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending and remaining on him, the same is he which baptizeth with the Holy Ghost.
Page 15 - the land of Judea, and there he tarried with them and baptized. And John also was baptizing in ./Enon, near to •• Salim, because there was much water there, and they came and were baptized ; for John was not yet cast into prison.
Page 40 - Thou shalt keep my covenant, thou and thy seed after thee, in their generations. This is my covenant which ye shall keep between me and you, and thy seed after thee. Every man-child among you shall be circumcised.
Page 23 - death: that like as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life. For if we have been planted together
Page 12 - the law and the prophets were until John; since that time the kingdom of God is • preached and every man presseth into it.
Page 43 - If ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing. For I testify again to every man that is circumcised that he is a debtor to do the whole law.
Page 32 - And Jesus called a little child unto him and set him in the midst of them, and said, Verily, verily I say unto you, except
Page 23 - also in the likeness of his resurrection." " Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith
Page 35 - when he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house.
Page 12 - And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven sufiereth violence, and the violent take it by force. For all the prophets and

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