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Tuesday, November 22, 2005
Why stop at baby dedications?
Marc, over at Purgatorio, got me to thinking again - why stop with baby dedications?

(Pet Baptism Kit)
posted by Daniel @ 2:56 PM  
  • At 3:47 PM, November 22, 2005, Blogger Lee Shelton said…

    Sure, why not? After all, doesn't Galatians 3:28 teach that we "are all one in Christ Jesus"?

  • At 3:50 PM, November 22, 2005, Blogger marc said…

    sorry, my pet has to make a profession of faith first.

  • At 3:53 PM, November 22, 2005, Blogger Daniel said…

    Marc, I think you just have to get the pet to agree to a few doctrinal distinctives:

    Owner: Okay TrixieBiscuit, if you believe that .... then meow once...

  • At 8:06 PM, November 22, 2005, Blogger David said…

    Spot, do you renounce the devil, and all his works, and all his ways?


    [Spot's owners], do you promise to train Spot in the fear and admonition of the Lord?

    We do.


  • At 11:47 PM, November 22, 2005, Blogger Bryan said…

    And here after reading the title of your entry I thought you had finally relized that if your going to dedicate a child you might as well baptize him ;)


  • At 5:04 PM, November 24, 2005, Blogger Mark Owens said…

    I think they had a pet "dedication" service at Duke University a few months ago. I guess one must ask what is ultimately responsible for this trend and if this ritual might have any (loose) parallels in evangelical churches.

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