What has Baptism to do with Circumcision?

In God’s Guidance to Get Baptized I wrote about how I grew up with the idea that baptism was the sign of the New Covenant. This idea was supported by the teaching that baptism replaced circumcision. Circumcision was the Jewish sign of the covenant between God and the descendants of Abraham. However, there is no reference in the New Testament to baptism as the sign of the New Covenant. Still, there is a relation between baptism and circumcision and it is very strong! Read more