Someone pointed me to the following quote on facebook yesterday:
The Baptist is inherently an evidentialist. They must look to subjective always changing evidence to prove covenant membership.
A Presbyterian assumes an objective, universal standard for membership that can be known with certainty.
A Baptist cannot claim certainty.
Granted, this is a non-sequitur in its own right as it stands. It seems to be a post meant to start what those of us who have been around Internet discussions a while call a “flame war” about the subject of baptism in some purported presuppositionalist sub-group. I choose to ignore that …Read more