David B. Curtis | Paedobaptism? – Part 2 of 2

Paedobaptism - BaptismPaedobaptism? – Part 2 of 2

Hebrews 8:6-10
12/19/1999

In our last message on Paedobaptism, we talked about the fact that we at Berean Bible Church are Reformed, that is we consider ourselves to stand theologically with those churches of the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century.

Although we stand with the Reformers on the sovereignty of God and many other areas, we depart from them on the issue of infant baptism. Now, the question that is asked is, “Can you hold to the rich tradition of reformed theology, which involves in it paedobaptism, and yet maintain believer’s baptism?” I think we can, because I think the Scriptures do. The Bible teaches the doctrines that the Reformed faith holds to, but it does not teach infant baptism. In being Reformed and yet practicing believer’s baptism, we are not trying to be different, but we are trying to be true to the Word of God. If we could be convinced from Scripture that infant baptism was correct, we would immediately adopt it. Continue reading

David B. Curtis | Paedobaptism? – Part 1 of 2

Paedobaptism - BaptismPaedobaptism? – Part 1 of 2

Galatians 3:26
11/21/1999

If you were to look through one of our visitor packs or go to our web page and read the section entitled “About Us”, you would find this brief description of Berean Bible Church:

Although labels are sometimes detrimental, they are occasionally helpful in identifying the major beliefs for which a particular church stands. While the following labels or terms are not exhaustive of the particular beliefs adhered to by our church, we hope that they are helpful in understanding us better. Continue reading