“For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 6:23, ESV)

30/10/2022 – Morning Service: Why do we baptize babies?

Bible Readings:

Acts 2:36 – 47

Colossians 2:11 – 15

Genesis 17:1 – 14

1 Corinthians 7:1 – 16

Sermon Outline:

1 Corinthians 7:14 (NKJV)

14 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband; otherwise your children would be unclean, but now they are holy.

I Why do we baptize children?


  1. 1 Cor. 7:14
  2. The Abrahamic covenant
  3. Baptism replaces circumcision as the entrance ceremony into the people of God. Col. 2
  4. What Peter said on the day of Pentecost Acts 2:39 “For the promise is to you and to your children, and to all who are afar off, as many as the Lord our God will call.”
  5. The family baptisms in the NT
  6. What Paul says in Ephesians 6 and Col 3.
  7. What Jesus said about “let the little children come to me.”

II Make much of our baptism