The testimony of Delmar O’Donnell, newly baptised in O Brother, Where Art Thou? Delmar O’Donnell: Well that’s it, boys. I’ve been redeemed. The preacher’s done warshed away all my sins and transgressions. It’s the straight and narrow from here on out, and heaven everlasting’s my reward. Ulysses Everett McGill: Delmar, what are you talking about? …

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Westminster Larger Catechism – Lord’s Day 41 Q & A 165 Q What is Baptism? A Baptism is a sacrament of the New Testament, wherein Christ has ordained the washing with water in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, to be a sign and seal of ingrafting …

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Westminster Larger Catechism – Lord’s Day 40 Q & A 161 Q How do the sacraments become effectual means of salvation? A The sacraments become effectual means of salvation, not by any power in themselves, or any virtue derived from the piety or intention of him by whom they are administered, but only by the …

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Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 42 Q & A 96 Q What is the Lord’s Supper? A The Lord’s Supper is a sacrament, wherein, by giving and receiving bread and wine, according to Christ’s appointment, his death is showed forth;1 and the worthy receivers are, not after a corporal and carnal manner, but by …

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Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 41 Q & A 94 Q What is baptism? A Baptism is a sacrament, wherein the washing with water in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost,1 does signify and seal our ingrafting into Christ, and partaking of the benefits of the …

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A winsome and succinct summary of why some professing Christians apply the covenant sign of baptism to their children from Kevin DeYoung. His conclusion: …we come to administer the sacrament of baptism to this child today with the weight of church history to encourage us and the example of redemptive history to confirm our practice. …

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