On Entrance into the Church

I have slowly been reading through Rev. Craig Higgins’ excellent dissertation on baptismal efficacy in the Reformed tradition. In my reading this morning I came across a Leithart quote worth mentioning:

In Reformed theology, baptism is the watery gateway to the church. Whoever is duly baptized is a member of the church, the royal priesthood, by virtue of the fact that he is baptized. He may prove himself a Hophni or a Samuel, but there is no doubt that he has been deputized to play a role in the worship of God. (“Efficacy” 3)

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About Uri Brito

I am the Pastor of Providence Church (CREC) in Pensacola, Fl.
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One Response to On Entrance into the Church

  1. Pingback: Mark Horne » Blog Archive » The watery gateway to the church

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