Tag - baptism

Baptism as Spiritual Warfare

The pastor had been preaching a series of messages through 1 Peter. When it was time for 1 Peter 3:14–22, he sincerely announced, “We’re going to skip this section since it’s just too strange.” He was right and wrong that day. As odd as it is, this...

Calvin on Baptismal Mode

I’ve been reading about baptism lately and came across this comment by John Calvin (Institutes IV, xv, 19) on the issue of mode. Whether the person baptised is to be wholly immersed, and that whether once or thrice, or whether he is only to be...