Collections Volume 29

Collections Volume 29

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ...hath shewed his everlasting Love unto them, and caused them inwardly by faith, to give up themselves unto him, to be for ever his, to love, serve, and obey him, in all his Word and Commandments: so now they do outwardly, and solemnly with the Lest.ot'_Godss_people joyn together so to do in their Civil Polity, receiving from the Lord both the platform of their civil Government, as it is set down (in the essentials of it) in the holy Scriptures; and also all their Laws, which they resolve through his grace, to fetch out of the Word of God making that their only Magna Charta; and accounting no Law, Statute or Judgement valid, farther then; it appeareth to arise and flow from the Word of God. 5 Such as with a""1'iv'e1y faith enter into or walk in this Covenant, do perform every Act (wherein they are free from temptation) of civil conversation among men by faith in obedience unto God. Instructing that all should do so, who take this Covenant; and if they do not, they are guilty of breach of Covenant, before God. A willing I subjection of a mans self to Christ in this Covenant, is 5 some hopeful sign of some degree of faith in Christ, and-love to God; and as a good preparative for a more neer approach to Christ in Church-fellowship, and Covenant: he that is willing to serve Christ by the Polity of the second Table civilly, is in some degree of preparation to _serve him, by the Polity of the first Table Ecclesiastically. The Child is implicitely comprehended in the Fathers covenant (b), the Wife is explicitely comprehended in her Husbands, insomuch that in her VVidowhood she and her Family are one, under the order of the Government of God. ' ';'VT_he particular form of Government, which is approved of 'God instituted by Moses...
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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236946537
  • 9781236946539