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Covenant Your Kids!

Covenant Your Kids!

Sunday, October 15, 2017

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On October 15, we will be coventanting kids in ceremonies of either baptism or dedication! If you would like your family to participate, please fill out this form

Four times a year, we have a special service where we covenant our kids to the Lord. We would highly recommend these resources as you decide in which manner you would like to covenant your kids! 

At The Resolved Church, we leave it up to the Christian head of the household to decide whether or not to baptize or dedicate his children. We only ask for both sides to first be considered. Below are resources parents can use to help guide them in their decision.

Presentations of Both Sides

God Gives A Ceremonial Sign for Families: Marked By God by Duane Smets
Four Views On Baptism by Thomas Nettles, Richard Pratt, Robert Kolb, and John Castelein
Baptism: Three Views by Sinclair Ferguson, Anthony Lane, and Bruce Ware

Paedobaptism (Child Baptism)

Why Do We Baptize Infants? by Bryan Chapell
Jesus Loves The Little Children: Why We Baptize Children by Daniel Hyde
Baptism in the Bible and Infant Baptism by Gregg Strawbridge (free)
Infant Baptism In The First Four Centuries by Joachim Jeremias
What Is Baptism by R.C. Sproul (free)
Children of the Promise: The Biblical Case for Infant Baptism by Robert Booth

Credobaptism (Child Dedication)

Anti-paedobaptism by John Gill (free)
A Celebration of Baptism by John Piper (free)
Dedication of Infants in Global Anabaptist Encyclopedia
From Paedobaptism To Credobaptism by W. Gary Crampton
A Biblical Critique of Baptism by Matt Waymeyer
Believer's Baptism: Sign of the New Covenant in Christ by Thomas Schreiner