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Assurance of faith and assurance of sense

I posted yesterday on baptism as “an outward sign of an external reality.” This extract from Joel Beeke’s introduction to the Beauties of Ebenezer Erskine really helpfully distinguishes between the assurance of faith and the assurance of sense. On what … Continue reading

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Baptism, an outward sign of what?

There’s a phrase describing baptism which is used by lots of evangelicals: “baptism is an outward sign of an internal reality.” In other words, baptism is a signpost to the believer and to other believers that the person being baptised … Continue reading

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Edible Words: a project for ministers

My friend James Oakley and I started a website last year with the aim of developing a library of short exhortations or meditations from the bible for use before communion or baptism. The site is called Edible Words and the … Continue reading

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