Infant Baptism in the Bible

We’re getting into the thick of it now! Is infant baptism biblical? Where do we see evidence in Scripture for the practice? Find out in the video below:

Verse references mentioned in the video:
Household baptisms: Acts 16:15, 29-34; 18:8; 1 Corinthians 1:16
Baptism & circumcision: Colossians 2:11-12
Baptism as the occasion of union with Christ & incorporation into the Church: Romans 6:3-11; 1 Corinthians 12:13; 1 Peter 3:21; see also Titus 3:5 and John 3:5
The Kingdom belongs to little children: Mark 10:13-16; Matthew 19:13-15; Luke 18:15-17

Recommended resources for further reading:
Joachim Jeremias, Infant Baptism in the First Four Centuries.
Scot McKnight, It Takes a Church to Baptize: What the Bible Says About Infant Baptism.

Categories: anglicanism, New Testament, sacraments

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3 replies

  1. Thank you for doing this series – much appreciated!!!

    Thank you,

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  2. So at what point does a person become a part of God’s kingdom? At infant baptism? At adult baptism? When they confess with their mouth the Lord Jesus and believe that he died to save them?


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