And was it not by baptism that…

“And was it not by baptism that all the primitive disciples entered into the kingdom? But separate remission of sins and the gift of the Holy Spirit from baptism, or from the profession of Christianity, however it be made, and what is it worth? Or can there be righteousness, peace, and joy in or by the Holy Spirit, where the remission of sins and the gift of the Holy Spirit is not enjoyed? We beseech you, brethren, consider these things.”

Thomas Campbell, c. 1828 (from his memoirs, compiled by son, Alexander, pp. 242-243)

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