Baptism Does Not Regenerate! – Calvinism Versus “Christening”

         

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          BAPTISM DOES NOT CLEANSE: CALVINISM VERSUS 'CHRISTENING'

Not even Holy Baptism can regenerate a single sinner.  That can only be effected directly by the Holy Spirit of God the Father.  He it is Who cleanses us from all our sins.  He does so only by virtue of the precious blood of our Lord Jesus Christ Himself alone — shed for us once and for all, at Calvary.

In the words of the well-known hymn: "What can wash away my sin?   Nothing but the blood of Jesus!   O, precious is the flow that makes me white as snow!   No other fount I know — nothing but the blood of Jesus!"