By MARK A. KRAMER
Mark Kramer, a layman within the Presbyterian Church in the US, has researched this subject for over 3 many years. during this thorough research, he the instance of the Berean Christians via taking the Reformed toddler Baptism teachings and tested the Scriptures "to see if these items are so" (Acts 17:11). using prolonged rates from best Reformed theologians, he raised and spoke back many hard questions, including:
How many Abrahamic covenants are there?
How used to be circumcision a pre-Moses Mosaic law?
Do circumcision and baptism characterize a similar things?
Did Jesus educate a precept of relatives Solidarity?
Why have been complete families particularly baptized?
What does the Jerusalem advice need to say in this factor in Acts 15?
Many have heard the implied reasoning for baptizing children.
Time to learn what the Bible teaches for yourself.
Mark Kramer earned a level in religious study from Covenant collage and has performed graduate paintings at Liberty Seminary. he's an energetic member of Redeemer Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Lynchburg, Virginia. a certified optician and proprietor of a small-town optical boutique, Mark is married with 3 grownup young children and 6 grandchildren.
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