Of Episcopal Confirmation; In Two Discourses

Of Episcopal Confirmation; In Two Discourses

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1682 edition. Excerpt: ...true Baptism, by the solemn renewing of the Answer, or Sti pulation of a good Conscience towards God, which ought frequently to be repeated throughthroughout our. whole Life. Repraesentatio 4. ai fristini Bapijmi, as Erasmus calls it! And Whether the solemn Baptizing of s. Match. all Infonts, though the Children of presii med. Christian Parents, throughout this Kingdom, Without solemn Astipulation, that they shall at Years of Discretion, personally ratifie their Vow in Baptism ki Publick, in 'such manner as the Church requires, be not rather more Lawsuithan Expedient, I leave with all Submission, to the Consideration on the c of Higher Powers, faith the Leamed, Pians, jJ;" and Reverend Dr. Jackson. 'I0'f, s0 a This would Jupercede the new modell'd Examinations, set on foot by Private Authority, before the Admission of Persons to the Blessed Sacrament of the Lord's Supper., whether by Lay-Elders, in Conjunction with Presbyters, or by Popular Congregations 5 and wholly silence the many fierce and unliappy Feuds, and Controversies, which have been moved on that occasion. 3. It would extreamly quicken and encourage the Endeavors of all that are concern d among us in the Prae'instru&ion of Youths and whet the Learners also to a greater Diligence and Industry, and prove a mighty Ease and SatisfaSion to the Minds of those who have undertaken in their Names at Baptism. 4. It would very much conduce to the recommendingiand endearing of God's Mmifiers, ihe the Bishops of the Churchy io the Ajfe&ions of the Peopkjby and from whom they and theirs partake of so great a benefit 5 so as to oblige them (if any thing can do it) never to list up their Hand, or so much as open, their Month against them never to return them Evil for Good, and.show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236553160
  • 9781236553164