Turretin: Infant Baptism Proved Because Infants Belong to the Kingdom of Heaven

Turretin’s fourth argument for infant baptism is from Matthew 19:13 where the attempt is made to hand a child to Jesus ignorer for him to lay his hands on them and pray for them. Matt. 19:13 Then children were brought to him that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples rebuked … Continue reading Turretin: Infant Baptism Proved Because Infants Belong to the Kingdom of Heaven

Turretin: Infant Baptism Proved by Circumcision

Turretin’s third argument for infant baptism is by circumcision. He considers the similarities of circumcision and baptism and uses them as a support to the argument that baptism should be administered to children as circumcision was. The two sacraments are the same in their essence and purpose therefore the administration of both should also be … Continue reading Turretin: Infant Baptism Proved by Circumcision

The Function of Philosophy and Theology

I came across what seems like a simple question “Logic to interpret Scripture or Scripture to interpret logic?” The question on its face seems simple. The question makes some poor assumptions and therefore while simple in form, it’s simplicity exposes poor thinking. In the assumptions that are given, it poses logic against Scripture. From the … Continue reading The Function of Philosophy and Theology

Outside the Church There is No Salvation

The church is the primary work of the holy Trinity. The product of the work that takes place in history is the church. The church is the plan of God from eternity past. Christ is our high priest. One of the functions of being a high priest is that Christ as a mediator. Christ is … Continue reading Outside the Church There is No Salvation