Reviewer: Robert Morton
As I Christian I enjoy reading books about my faith. Even if the thoughts the author may have are different then mine I can always learn from them. That is why I had a desire to read this book. I was not disappointed.
This is a well-written book. The author knows the topic quite well from what appears to be a deep knowledge of the Scriptures. He was also not one to shy away from the topics that seem to separate our beliefs. Does it make a difference if we are sprinkled or immersed? What about baby baptism versus when you have decided to follow Jesus. The author has clear views on the subject, and that is where you might not agree with him. Agree or not, he has used the Scriptures to back up his points in a knowledgeable fashion.
I was surprised since he was willing to take on topics of controversy, that he did not talk about the Baptism in the Holy Spirit. I would enjoy hearing his discussion on this issue. I can understand why it was shied away from, he was focusing on the baptism that is done with water, but it is a topic about baptism, and I was hoping to see something on it.
I enjoyed it when I was reading it. It is a little bit of a dry nature so it was something I would put down for a while after reading about a dozen pages. Some of this was because I wanted to think about things, and honestly, some I just got distracted with other things.
There is nothing in this book that would keep it from being read by anyone at any age. However, I am not sure that children would understand or even care to know about the subject. I would recommend it to any of my Christian friends wanting more knowledge on the subject. I am not sure non-Christian friends would be interested in it.
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