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Charles Coffin's The Baptism of Infants Sermon

Identifier: MS-0709
Abstract In this sermon, titled "The Baptism of Infants," Charles Coffin argues that because infants have a sinful nature through the instrumentality of their fallen parents and because God desires infants to be saved, a visible or manifest interest in the covenant entitles infants not less than adults to a regular membership [in the visible church] properly sealed [i.e. by baptism]. Coffin further asserts that if an infant's parents are church members, the child is a member as well because in all...
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