THE person designed by Christ to dispense baptism, the Scripture holds forth to be a disciple; it being no where tied to a particular church officer, or person extraordinarily sent the commission enjoining the administration, being given to them as considered disciples, being men able to preach the gospel.
Isa.8:16; Eph.2:7; Matt.28:19; John 4:2; Acts 20:7, 11:10; 1 Cor. 11: 2, 10:16,17; Rom. 16:2; Matt. 18:17.