Pedobaptist And Campbellite Immersions; Being A Review Of The Arguments Of Doctors Waller, Fuller…

Paperback | January 9, 2012

byAmos Cooper Dayton

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1858. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTORY. "WHO SHALL DECIDE WHEN DOCTORS DIFFER?" And what if it should chance that for the most part the doctors are agreed? would it not be the very height of rashness and egotism for a plain and unlearned man to differ from them all, and even go so far as to fancy that he might be able, by the mere force of simple truth, to set at rest forever a question 'which had long disturbed the minds of those who thought about it, and settles it, too, upon a position directly the reverse of that, for which the doctors had contended ? It certainly would seem so. But then our case is not quite so bad as this. Here is a question--a serious and practical question of official duty to the churches of Christ. One upon which almost every church is likely, sooner or later, to be called on to take decisive action. It is whether a person who has been immersed upon profession of his faith, by a Pedobaptist minister, acting in behalf of a Pedobaptist church, and who thereafter shall apply for admission as a member of a Baptist church, shall by that church be regarded as having been truly baptized, or not baptized at all? If he has been baptized, the ordinance must not be repeated; for Christ requires but one baptism. If not baptized, the ordinance must be administered, for Christ requires that every member of his church shall have been baptized. Here, then, is the point which the church must determine: Was that immersion a true baptism, according to the Scriptures, or was it not ? Upon her decision of this question her action in regard to his reception will depend. That the question is one of great practical importance, and that it has been so regarded by the churches, is evinced by the discussion which it has provoked. That it is exceedingly desirable that it should,...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1858. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTORY. "WHO SHALL DECIDE WHEN DOCTORS DIFFER?" And what if it should chance that for the most part the doctors are ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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