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When Should Children Be Baptized? Three Evidences of Salvation

March 09, 2021

When should children be baptized? There are basically two views of baptism. One view is paedobaptism, or more commonly known as infant baptism. The other view, which I hold is credobaptism, or more commonly known as believers’ baptism. Because I believe children must be saved before being baptized I would like to give some evidences of salvation to look for in your children’s lives.

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When should children be baptized? The view we hold is credobaptism, or believers’ baptism. Because we believe our children must be saved before being baptized I would like to give you some evidences of salvation to look for in your children’s lives.

Table of Contents* Sermon Lessons for When Should Children Be Baptized?* Family Worship Guide for When Should Children Be Baptized?* Sermon Notes for When Should Children Be Baptized?* Lesson one: at WCC fathers play a large part in shepherding their families.* Lesson two: salvation is the requirement for baptism.* Lesson three: evidence of salvation to look for in your children (part one) godly sorrow.* Lesson three: evidences of salvation to look for in your children (part two) spiritual fruit.* Lesson three: evidences of salvation to look for in your children (part three) spiritual hunger and thirst.

Sermon Lessons for When Should Children Be Baptized?

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* Lesson 1: at ______ ______________ play a large part in shepherding their families.* Lesson 2: __________________ ____ the requirement for baptism (Acts 2:41). * Lesson 3: evidences of salvation to look for in your children:* (Part 1) __________ ____________ (2 Corinthians 7:10).* (Part 2) __________________ __________ (Matthew 3:8, 7:19, 13:23, Acts 26:20, James 2:17, 20, 26).* (Part 3) spiritual ____________ and _____________ (John 4:13-15, 6:35, 66, Luke 6:21, 25, 1 John 2:15, John 3:19).

Family Worship Guide for When Should Children Be Baptized?

* Day 1: Read Acts 2:41, 2 Corinthians 7:10 and discuss: what is paedobaptism? What is credobaptism? What is godly sorrow, and what does it lead to/produce? What is worldly sorrow, and what does it produce? What is the difference between both?* Day 2: Read Matthew 3:8, 7:19, 13:23, Acts 26:20, James 2:17, 20, 26 and discuss: why is genuine repentance accompanied by spiritual fruit? For a hint, think of the practice of putting off and putting on. What is the relationship between saving faith and works? What are works, or fruit, we can look for in our children’s lives to be confident in their faith?* Day 3: Read John 4:13-15, 6:35, 66, Luke 6:21, 25, 1 John 2:15, John 3:19 and discuss: what does it mean to have a spiritual hunger and thirst? What spiritual truths were Jesus is trying to communicate to the woman at the well? What spiritual truths did Jesus want to communicate to the crowd that followed him after feeding the 5000?