Category Archives: Infant Faith

One Additional Thought on Paedocommunion

Children belong at the table. I have argued for a decade that children of the covenant are recipients of all the covenant benefits. One significant benefit is the means of grace we call the Eucharist, or the Lord’s Supper. Baptism … Continue reading

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On the Death of Infants

“The children of believers are holy…by virtue of the covenant of grace in which they together with the parents are comprehended. Godly parents have no reason to doubt the election and salvation of their children whom it pleaseth God to call … Continue reading

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The Eloquence of Infants

John Calvin observes: “[I]nfants, while they nurse at their mothers’ breasts, have tongues so eloquent to preach his glory that there is no need at all of other orators.”

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Babies Cannot But Trust

My good friend Mark Horne posted this short quote on the inescapable faith of infants: Noelle Maria Donathan, born March 9, 2011 (Ash Wednesdsay), baptized March 27, 2011. To such as you belong the Kingdom of God. When Jesus told … Continue reading

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