Sermons on the Mode and Subjects of Christian Baptism: Or, An Attempt to Shew that Pouring Or Sprinkling is a Scriptural Mode and the Infants of Believers are Proper Subjects of the Baptism Instituted by Christ : with an Examination of Various Objections, Particularly Those Contained in a Course of Anonymous Letters to Bishop Hoadly

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William Butler, 1803 - 168 pages
 

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Page 38 - And therefore it was of faith, that it might be by grace, to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed, not only to that which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham, who is the Father of us all ;
Page 42 - Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.
Page 133 - I desired Titus, and with him I sent a brother. Did Titus make a gain of you ? walked we not in the same spirit? walked we not in the same steps...
Page 141 - kingdom of God is not meat and drink, " but righteoufnefs and peace, and joy in
Page 158 - And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all discernment ; so that ye may approve the things that are excellent ; that ye may be sincere and void of offence unto the day of Christ ; being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are through Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.
Page 134 - Not boasting of things without our measure, that is, of other men's labours ; but having hope, when your faith is increased, that we shall be enlarged by you, according to our rule abundantly, to preach the Gospel in the regions beyond you, and not to boast in another man's line of things made ready to our hand
Page 116 - Let the prophets speak two or three, and let the other judge. If any thing be revealed to another that sitteth by, let the first hold his peace. For ye may all prophesy one by one, that all may learn, and all may be comforted.
Page 102 - God and to the word of his grace, which is able to build them up and to give them "an inheritance among all them- which are sanctified ;" and in the midst of a profound silence the bishop reads out the appointments.
Page 89 - Infants are baptized for the forgiveness of sins. Of what sins ? or when have they sinned ? or how can any reason of the laver in their case hold good, but according to the sense that we mentioned even now.
Page 41 - Behold, 1 will lift up my hand to the Gentiles, and fet up my ftandard to the people : and they fhall bring thy fons in their arms, and thy daughters fhall be carried upon their fhoul23 ders.

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