The Works of

Rev. Prof. Dr. F.N. Lee

Paedocommunionism Versus Protestantism

“Servetus, one of their masters,” wrote Dr. Calvin in his Institutes IV:16:29-31 of the Anabaptists, “had begun to act the prophet….   At length, they [the Anabaptists] object that there is not greater reason for admitting infants to Baptism, than to the Lord’s Supper – to which [latter], however, they are never admitted.   As if Scripture did not in every way draw a wide distinction between them!…   Baptism…is a kind of entrance and as it were initiation into the Church….   The Supper is intended for those of riper years who, having passed the tender period of infancy, are fit to bear solid food.   This distinction is very clearly pointed out in Scripture….

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