Baptists only: Question of John's Baptism

Discussion in 'Credo-Baptism Answers' started by Romans922, Oct 10, 2017.

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  1. Romans922

    Romans922 Puritan Board Professor

    The baptism of John is considered by baptists to be what time of baptism? Is it Christian baptism? Is it something else? And what do the Baptist Confessions say, if anything?

    I welcome my Presbyterian brethren, if they have any questions related to mine or answers to my questions to pose them to our baptist brethren, but of course not answer anything as this is the "Credo-Baptism Answers" forum.
  2. earl40

    earl40 Puritan Board Post-Graduate

    Also did The Apostles "hunt" down all of the disciples of John and hold them under water till they confessed that their baptism was not good enough?
  3. Dachaser

    Dachaser Puritan Board Doctor

    A Baptism that was being administrated to the people still under the Old Covenant, and that was to be the way to have the people show godly repentance as preparation for the coming Messiah John told them about. Any water baptisms done by Jesus or His Apostles would fall under the New Covenant times.
  4. Dachaser

    Dachaser Puritan Board Doctor

    Not that the baptism was not valid, but that it was not the same one that the Apostles administered after the Lord Jesus commissioned his church to do that work among the saved, as the trinity would not have been used by John.
  5. PuritanCovenanter

    PuritanCovenanter Moderator Staff Member

    David, I am not familiar enough with the confession to give you an answer. Sorry bud.
  6. Dachaser

    Dachaser Puritan Board Doctor

    Which Confession though?
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