Monday, September 26, 2005

Baptism, by Francis Schaeffer

I was doing a search on Francis Schaeffer and found this article on baptism. I thought I would share it with you.



BAPTISM


By

Francis A. Schaeffer

In introduction, there are several things to emphasize as we begin this study.
1. We do not believe in Baptismal Regeneration. Let me remind you that it was over the question of the sacraments that Calvin and Luther differed during the Reformation Period. To Calvin, and those who have followed him, the important thing is the individual's coming directly to Christ for salvation. In regard to baptism, we who are Presbyterians, are interested primarily not in the water baptism but in the baptism of the Holy Spirit, which takes place when the individual accepts Christ as his personal Saviour. click on the link to get the rest....
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