A Restorationist Understanding Of Baptism

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Churches of the so-called Restoration Movement are often marked by their theological view of baptism, as well as the emphasis they place upon it. The Restoration Movement's theological position on baptism can be summarized in one sentence: adults are immersed for the forgiveness of sins and the gift of the Holy Spirit. Compared to most of the major theologies of Christendom, the combination of the Restoration Movement's emphasis on adult immersion and its view of the necessity of baptism is...


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