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Q. 65. But is such a law not only for strangers – yet not also for those born Israelites? A. 65. No, for Exodus 12:49 commands: "One law shall be to him who is homeborn, and to the stranger who sojourns among you!"
Q. 66. Who then determines when a covenant child had become a communicable man? A. 66. Not the child, nor the child’s parents, but the bearded Elders alone (Exodus 12:21-27 cf. Deuteronomy 19:12-15 & 23:1).
Paedocommunion irreconcilable with the Post-Exodus Pentateuch
Q. 67. But doesn’t Exodus 13:8-14 imply that also baby Israelites ate the Passover? A. 67. No, for babies cannot ask questions and be catechized – any more than the firstborn animals which open the womb of animals should eat the Passover.