A Baptism Tangent ~ Colossians 2:11-12

February 22, 2004

Book: Colossians

I. Introduction

II. More on Christ’s sufficiency

A. Circumcision was one of the false teaching’s “supplements”

B. Two errors exhibited by the false teachers

1. Circumcision still necessary

2. Circumcision was a vehicle of grace

C. Paul compares the two “circumcisions”

D. How does baptism get drawn into this?

III. Conclusion and Application

A. The case for infant baptism

B. More continuity than discontinuity between circumcision and baptism