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Mobile Ed: TH278 Jack W. Cottrell on the Doctrine of Baptism (5 hour course)

Format: Digital
, 2014–2019


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Jack W. Cottrell’s course on the doctrine of baptism explores the connection between baptism and salvation through an in-depth examination of this rite in the New Testament. The course begins with a presentation of principles for Christian baptism and then moves on to a study of key related Scripture passages. Dr. Cottrell covers historical perspectives on baptism and fields questions about and objections to his perspective. The course concludes with an evaluation of the practice of infant baptism.


  • Introducing the Speaker and the Course

Unit 1: Principles of Baptism

  • Foundation for the Doctrine of Baptism
  • Christian Baptism and Pentecost
  • Baptism Is the Double Cure
  • Baptism a New Covenant Work of God

Unit 2: Baptism and Jesus

  • Baptism in Jesus’s Ministry
  • The Great Commission
  • Trinity and Baptism
  • Trinity and Conditions of Baptism

Unit 3: Baptism in the Book of Acts

  • The New Covenant Genesis
  • Spirit and Water Baptism
  • Baptism and Salvation
  • First Samaritan Baptisms
  • First Gentile Baptisms
  • Baptism of Saul of Tarsus

Unit 4: Baptism in the Apostolic Writings

  • Romans 1–6: New Life in Christ
  • Timing of Death and Rebirth
  • Baptism and Paul
  • Baptized into One Body
  • Baptism and Circumcision
  • Faith and Baptism
  • Baptism Saves
  • Good Conscience

Unit 5: Questions and Objections

  • Early Church Perspectives on Baptism
  • Huldreich Zwingli on Baptism: Part 1
  • Huldreich Zwingli on Baptism: Part 2
  • Faith Alone?
  • Contradiction of Grace?
  • Physical Event with Spiritual Results

Unit 6: Infant Baptism

  • Introduction to Infant Baptism
  • Original Sin and Household Baptism
  • Old Covenant Purpose and Fulfillment: Part 1
  • Old Covenant Purpose and Fulfillment: Part 2
  • New Covenant
  • Baptism Not Circumcision
  • Title: TH278 Jack W. Cottrell on the Doctrine of Baptism
  • Instructor: Jack W. Cottrell
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Product Type: Logos Mobile Education
  • Resource Type: Courseware, including transcripts, audio, and video resources
  • Courses: 1
  • Video Hours: 5

Dr. Jack W. Cottrellhas been a professor of theology at Cincinnati Christian University since 1967. Dr. Cottrell has earned a BA, ThB from Cincinnati Christian University; a BA from the University of Cincinnati; an MDiv from Westminster Theological Seminary; and a PhD from Princeton Theological Seminary.

He’s been married to his beautiful wife, Barbara, for over 50 years, and he ministers at the Bright Christian Church in Bright, Indiana. Dr. Cottrell has been teaching theology at the Cincinnati Christian University for over 40 years, and he’s been writing for over 30 years. He and Barbara have three children and four grandchildren.

Those who know Dr. Cottrell know he’s a huge fan of University of Kentucky basketball and bluegrass music. He likes to read mystery novels and watch Wheel of Fortune and Texas Hold’em tournaments.

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