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Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by Servent, Nov 1, 2006.

  1. Servent

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    Do you believe a 2 yr. old understands right from wrong, or what it means to sin.
    If so what happens if they die.
     
  2. rbell

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    "Right from wrong" and "what it means to sin" are two different concepts.

    They understand things "allowed" and "forbidden," ("OK" versus "no-no"), but not the implications of sin and separation from God.

    I believe they go to heaven.
     
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    I agree. :thumbsup:

    I am curious the purpose behind the OP.
     
  4. Servent

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    I have to go to the funereal, of a 2 year old tomorrow, I also believe this baby is with the Lord as we speak, I was woundering what some others thought.
     
  5. reformedbeliever

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    I can not prove beyond a reason of doubt using scripture, but I believe all babies are elect. I also agree with rbell about them knowing right from wrong.
     
  6. I Am Blessed 24

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    Me too! :godisgood:
     
  7. Aaron

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    When an infant is saved, it is by grace through faith. Faith is not a mental exercise, but spiritual. (John the Baptist recognized Mary's greeting while still in Elisabeth's womb.) How to know whether an infant is saved or not is a matter of debate. However, to say that anyone can be saved any other way than by grace through faith is to preach another gospel.
     

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