I intend to update this later -when I have other thought regarding this matter:
>My opinion is that we are all born sinners..but God in Jesus ..decided before all time ..that the atonement He will do at Calvary will cover all the sins of infants who died who died young -not only those of believing parents (which is clearly assured because of the covenant they have) but also of those who are not…precisely because in Christ – All things consists and sustained by Him -He is the Triune God. This is different from those who have not heard the Gospel but had lived and commuted actual sins in their lives. They have the natural revelation and the witness of God in their own heart..in their own humanity…What do you think?
>They should first examine if water baptism is really the NT parallel of Abrahamic circumcision..then next is whether the New Covenant requires that seal of New Covenant(?) (since the real seal of the New Covenant is really the Holy Spirit) be applied to children of believing parents . Only then we address the issue whether there is theological need for infant baptism…I see it as a pastoral need to understand why others do it -since I- a father of 4 children understood it when my children were small- and I feel the need to be their protectors… and I know Jesus is really their Protector…
>What is very wrong is -for believing parents to neglect to provide a family environment that will encourage their children to trust and obey Jesus -and not to educate them by the whole counsel of God -and ‘trust’ only that -at one point time -they let their children be baptized…this is willful negligence.
>What believing parents should do is to teach their children to come to Jesus, like in Matthew 19:13 to 15-“Then children were brought to him that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples rebuked the people, but Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” And he laid his hands on them and went away. and that the Scriptures be taught to them early on- from 2 Timothy 3:15 “… and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.”
>This is about my pastoral concern and understanding on why I try to understand parents who baptizes children- “Daniel Migliori says: “While the practice of infant baptism is not absolutely necessary in the life of the church, it may be permissible. And whether it is permissible depends on whether it is being practiced as a routine social rite, or as a form of cheap, magical grace, or instead with the clear understanding that it proclaims the unconditional grace of God in Jesus Christ and calls both parents and community to responsibility for the care, nurture, and guidance of the baptized child in the life of faith, hope, and love” (Faith Seeking Understanding, 2nd ed., p. 286). Migliori’s book has an excellent discussion of the permissibility of infant baptism from a Trinitarian theological perspective (including a critique of Karl Barth’s negative position).