I saw this headline on an Internet news site, "Royal baptism day for Sweden's Prince Alexander." The article began with these words, "Prince Alexander had his head dipped at Drottningholm Royal Chapel on Friday. It was the fifth Swedish royal baptism in a short period . . . Five-month old Prince Alexander Erik Hubertus Bertil, son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia was officially christened at lunchtime by archbishop . . . " The practice of infant baptism goes back several centuries in many denominations. Yet it does not emanate from New Testament pattern and doctrine. It relates to the error that many hold to, the teaching of original sin, or inherited sin. The doctrine says that we inherit Adam's sin, and are born sinners. Thus when one sees the connection of baptism and the remission of sins, they want babies to be saved also, thus infant baptism. But babies are not born sinners, which have inherited the sin of Adam, or original sin. Ezk.18:20 says, "The soul that sinneth, it shall die: the son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son; the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him." Babies are born pure and innocent of sin, and they are SAFE, not SAVED. Now it is true that when babies will grow up, will enviably commit sin when they reach the age of accountability. That is when they will need to be saved or rescued from sin through Jesus. Belief, repentance and confession of faith must proceed baptism, which a baby does not have. Also, the dipping of a baby's head is not the burial of the whole person described in the N.T., Rom.6:3-6, Col.2:12. It is sad, the lack of bible knowledge in the world, and the great influence of human tradition on humanity, as seen in the "Royal Baptism."