Have You Been Neglecting Your Baby?

 cf. Matthew 28:19 and

note 19. 66. Note that baptism is rightly administered by pouring or sprink-ling water upon the person (Hebrews 9:13,19-22; Acts 2:41; 16:33; Mark 7:4). Not only those that do actually profess faith in and obedience unto Christ (Mark 16:15-16; Acts 8:37-38) but also the infants of one or both parents are to be baptized (Genesis 17:7,9; Galatians 3:9,14: Colossians 2:11-12; Acts 2:38-39; Romans 4:11-12; I Corinthians 7:14; Matthew 28:19; Mark 10:13-16; Luke 18:15), and "it be a great sin to contemn or neglect this ordinance (Luke 7:30; Exodus 4:24-26)."   Thus the Westminster Confession 28:3-5 — cf. too the Westminster Larger Catechism Q. 166 and see further note 36 above. 67. Acts 9:18; 22:16; 1 Corinthians 7:14.      68. Joshua 5:8-9 — cf. notes 19 and 4648 above. 69. Psalm 2:5 (KJV cf NIV).     70. Psalm 2:12 — cf. 2 Corinthians 5:20 (NIV) with notes 30-34 and 40-41. 71. Psalm 2:12 (NIV); 2:5 (KJV cf. NIV).     72. Matthew 18:2-6 — cf. vv 10,11,14 (NIV). 73. Acts 2:38-39 (NIV).     74. Psalm 128:3 (NIV).     75. Psalm 128:6 (NIV).

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