Lordís Day 27 Themes and Divisions


A. Veldman


Holy baptism points us to Godís faithfulness to towards the believers and their seed.


In his faithfulness God:


1.      Gave us a place in his covenant

2.      Signified and sealed to us the promise of the covenant

3.      Sanctifies us to serve him in the covenant


C. Bouwman


God claims for himself the children he gives to believers


1.      This fact has been disputed

2.      This fact is Scriptural

3.      This fact gives obligations


A. VanDelden


All those who are bonded to Christ share his saving merits


We confess that:


1.      Only those bonded to Christ receive grace

2.      All those bonded to Christ receive baptism


R. Pot


Christ has us baptized in order that we may be saved


1.      Who must be baptized?

2.      Who will be saved?

W. Huizinga


Your baptism seals to you and demands from you regeneration


1.      Your baptism seals the promise of regeneration

2.      Your baptism demands your regeneration


W. Bredenhof


Who should be baptized?


1.      Unbaptized adults who become Christians

2.      The children of Christians


C. Stam


Holy baptism is also for children


1.      They receive the promise of the covenant

2.      They receive the sign of the covenant


R.H. Bremmer


Godís congregation is a baptized congregation


1.      She is that by virtue of Godís command

2.      Godís command seals that to her

3.      Therein lies a powerful appeal to faith for her.


K. Dijk


Baptism as divine pledge and sign


1.      Divine pledge

2.      Divine sign


Baptism and your children


1.      Baptism and child

2.      Child and baptism


Questions with infant baptism


1.      Regarding your children

2.      Regarding Godís truth

3.      Regarding your calling


J. Kok


Holy baptism according to Godís Word


1.      Not the water but the blood and Spirit of Christ

2.      Not only the sign but also the seal

3.      Not only for adults but also for children


The doctrine of baptism maintained according to Scripture


1.      QA 72: ďThe blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanses us from all sinĒ (1 John 1:7)

2.      QA 73: ďFor a seal of the righteousness of faithĒ (Rom. 4:11)

3.      QA 74: ďThe children of the promise are regarded as seedĒ (Rom. 9:8)