Wash, O God, Our Sons and Daughters
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- © 1989 The United Methodist Publishing House, admin. The Copyright Company
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- arr. © 1985 Augsburg Fortress
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Further Reflections on Scripture References
This text elaborates on the theology of baptism as a rebirthing, cleansing, anointing, nurturing, recreating, and transforming rite of initiation into God’s family.
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Confessions and Statements of Faith References
Further Reflections on Confessions and Statements of Faith References
The inclusion of children at baptism is taught in Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 27, Question and Answer 74 when it says, “Children as well as adults are included in God’s covenant and people” and Belgic Confession, Article 34 which says, “…our children ought to be baptized and sealed with the sign of the covenant…"
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