A study on Infant Baptism previously done as part of the Men’s Forum.

Required Reading

To You and Your Children – David Jones is a minister in the PCA who leads the Reformed University Ministry at Stanford University (http://www.rufstanford.com/RUF/Home.html). His article provides an overview of the classic argument for baptizing the infants/children of believers.

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Additional Optional Material

Baptism – Francis Schaffer was a well known Christian Apologist and Presbyterian Pastor. In this study he presents a positive case for Infant Baptism and also seeks to answer a number of common objections.

God’s Grandchildren: The Biblical Basis for Infant Baptism – Michael Horton is a professor of theology at Westminster Seminary in California. This article originally appeared in “Modern Reformation Magazine” and seeks to provide a Biblical Basis for Infant Baptism.

How Do Circumcision and Baptism Correspond?  – Opposing Position: John Piper is the Pastor for Preaching at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota and founder of Desiring God Ministries http://www.desiringgod.org/about/john-piper. The attached document is a transcript of a sermon he preached in opposition to Infant Baptism. In this sermon he critiques an idea which is central to infant baptism, namely the similarity of the people of God in the Old Testament and the people of God today.

Addtionally, Infant Baptism audio sermon By R.C. Sproul