Sermons on Baptism

Sermons on Baptism

What Are You Expecting?

Christmas is that time of year when expectations run high. Children are exited about the toys and gifts they may be receiving. Parents are excited about who is coming to visit, and many people are expecting a better year next year at year’s end. The people of the bible were living with expectations of a Messiah who came on that first Christmas Morning. This Messiah had been foretold in the stories of the Prophets which every Jewish person in Palestine…

The Great Boxing Match

During a dedication service, Fr. Marc describes the historical disagreement in the church between infant baptism and dedicating infants to the Lord, pointing out that both seem to have Scriptural precedents. He moves on to the central fact that no matter what our views on the issue, we are all called to model discipleship for our children and to help guide them towards a relationship with God.