Hi Pilgrim,
I actually quite like your analogy of the high voltage cables; I think it fits quite well <img src="/forum/images/graemlins/coffee2.gif" alt="" />

One needs to remember than baptism, though ordained by Christ, is operated (if that's the word) by man, and like anything we do, is fallible. We must not therefore confuse the sign with the seal, which, being affixed by God Himself is not fallible. The seal is, of course, the Holy Spirit (Eph 1:13. cf. 2Cor 1:22).

Just in case there is any confusion, my position is articulated in Art 29.1 of the 1689 Confession.


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