Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 2, 10 March 1843–14 July 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Do you believe in Jesus christ &c? So do I. christians should cultivate the frie[n]dship of each other. & will do it.
“Do you believe in the baptism of infants.”? says the presby[t]erian.— No.— “why”. because it is no where written in the book circumcision is not Baptism. Baptism is for remission of sins.— childrn have no sins— he <​Jesus​> blessed them— do what you have seen me do— all made alive in christ. faith & repentance.— we are agreed.— baptism. yes by imme[r]sion. the Hebrew is the root. to by bury immerse—— Do you believe this no.— I believe in b[e]ing convertd converted.—— I believe in this tinaceously [tenaciously]
Holy Ghost by laying on of hands [p. [303]]
Do you believe in Jesus christ &c? So do I. christians should cultivate the friendship of each other. & will do it.
“Do you believe in the baptism of infants.”? says the presbyterian.— No.— “why”. because it is no where written in the book circumcision is not Baptism. Baptism is for remission of sins.— childrn have no sins— he Jesus blessed them— do what you have seen me do— all made alive in christ. faith & repentance.— we are agreed.— baptism. yes by immersion. the Hebrew is the root. to bury immerse—— Do you believe this no.— I believe in being converted.—— I believe in this tinaceously [tenaciously]
Holy Ghost by laying on of hands [p. [303]]
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