Hi folks, the recent kindle free book offer, Sproul's A Taste of Heaven: worship in the light of eternity devotes a couple of chapters on baptism (basic stuff that've covered here). I always get tripped up the paedo view of baptism as a promise. Here's his quote that states it plainly: As I see it, his logic is: 1. God promises salvation in baptism 2. We believe and are saved Therefore: God has kept his promise You see the gaping question this leaves: suppose person A doesn't believe, then? 1. God has not kept his promise 2. God has kept his promise, but it doesn't mean anything 3. The idea of Baptism as a promise is misleading and unhelpful 4. ? thoughts?