THE ORIGIN OF INFANT BAPTISM
  The first recorded instance of sprinkling was given in the early 200 ‛s to Novatus,
who thought his death was near. Cyprian, the learned bishop of Carthage, in 253 A.D., at a council of sixty bishops in Africa, advocated the propriety for sprinkling in lieu of immersion in situations of illness or bad health.1
 
     
 

The gradual changing of immersion to sprinkling introduced infant baptism. It became confirmed at the Christian councils of Olmuty ( 1318 A.D. ) and Salamanca ( 1335 A.D. ). After hundreds of years, this false doctrine, which is not justified by any of My Scriptures, has become commonplace in Christendom.2

 
     
     
  I was
sprinkled.
 
     
  I can ‛t remember
my baptism. I was
only a week old.
 
     
  I don ‛t see why I
should get wet when I
baptize someone.
 
I wonder who I could
talk to about being
baptized by the proper
authority.
 

2 Hunter ; “ The Gospel Through the Ages,” Pgs 204-205
1 Roberts ; “ The Falling Away,” Pgs 55-57

 

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