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What I Read Online – 11/22/2012 (a.m.)

22 Nov
    • The first is to treat baptism as if it saves ex opere operato, as if something in the water or the ritual itself confers regenerating grace to the recipient.
    • The second, and more common error in evangelical circles, is to treat baptism as an optional add-on to the Christian life
    • As such, these reactions are surely a salutary warning: if you want to answer the questions the world is asking, you may find you rarely, maybe never, arrive at the gospel.
    • Christianity is doomed to be a sect because not only do we refuse to give the answers to life’s questions in terms the world finds comfortable; we also refuse to allow the world to set the terms of the questions.

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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