Barrett, Michael P.V.
While it is obvious to most Christians that there is great value and benefit in their baptism, it is not always obvious to them how they benefit from it. How can we profit from our baptism? Can we profit from it more? Ian Macleod answers these questions pastorally and biblically, pointing us to the riches of grace that have been signified and sealed to us in our baptism and showing us how the benefits derived from baptism through faith in Christ and with the Spirit’s blessing are lifelong.
Ian Macleod is a pastor of the Free Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
“How to use the sacraments—especially baptism—for maximal benefit is a sorely neglected but poignant issue for our spiritual life. Too often even believers focus only on the person(s) being baptized, and thus glean little from the administration of baptism for personal spiritual growth. In this booklet, Ian Macleod presents six helpful and major, scriptural ways that baptism can benefit us. I pray that God will use these ways powerfully in our lives so that we might consciously and habitually apply them to our mind and heart. Surely our souls would make great gain by doing so.”
—Joel R. Beeke, president, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan