'Baptism' Tagged Posts

'Baptism' Tagged Posts

Christ Church Catechism 103 with Helps

Q103. What is the duty of those who are rightly baptized? A103. It is the duty of those who are rightly baptized to join themselves to some visible and orderly church of Jesus Christ, that they may walk in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless. Acts 2:46-47. “46 Day by day continuing with one mind in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they were taking their meals together with gladness and sincerity of heart,…

Christ Church Catechism 102 with Helps

Q102. How is Baptism rightly administered? A102. Baptism is rightly administered by immersion, or dipping the whole body of the person in water, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Matthew 3:16. “After being baptized, Jesus came up immediately from the water; and behold, the heavens were opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove and lighting on Him…” John 3:23. “John also was baptizing in Aenon near…

Christ Church Catechism 101 with Helps

Q101. Are the infants of such as are professing believers to be baptized? A101. The infants of such as are professing believers are not to be baptized; because there is neither command nor example in the Holy Scriptures, or certain consequence from them, to baptize such. The Scriptures reveal that baptism is a sign of fellowship or union with Christ. Therefore, we must conclude that the proper recipients of baptism are only “those who actually profess repentance towards God, faith…

Christ Church Catechism 99 with Helps

Q99. What is Baptism? A99. Baptism is an ordinance of the New Testament, instituted by Jesus Christ to be to the person baptised a sign of his fellowship with Him in His death, and burial, and resurrection, of his being engrafted into Him, of remission of sins, and of his giving up himself to God through Jesus Christ, to live and walk in newness of life. Matt. 28:19. “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in…