Infants Baptisme, Freed from Antichristianisme. in a Full Repulse Given to C. Blackwood, in His Assault, Intituled the Storming of Antichrist

Infants Baptisme, Freed from Antichristianisme. in a Full Repulse Given to C. Blackwood, in His Assault, Intituled the Storming of Antichrist

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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. 1645 edition. Excerpt: ...us look into your confutation of this fancy or strange dumarra which you imagine was in your objectors braine, the absurdity (you (ay) is groffe: For besides the invisible Church the body of Christ mysticaU, there are only particular kurches under the Gospel.. Here 1 would fain learn what you mean by a particular Church, whether 1 Family-Churchy such as you speak of in the houses of ttt.i.f.f. Philemon, and Aquila, and Prisscilla; or particular Congregations meeting together in one roome, which there you mention likewise: neither of these can be your particular Church, so as to exclude all ether from the being or Churches. For the first, you doubt in what lb'il. sense it may be called a Church., The second you make Churches indeed in extraordinary cases; When the Apostles came to this or Jj. that (sity, we must not thinke tht multitudes Were converted at once, (you fay) but now and then one, so that often the constituted Churches Were so small, th tt they could Well meet together in one pltce, in one private house. But this with you is only in the infancy of Csiurches: when they came to a fuller growth, one Church, it jppeares by you, divided it selfe into severall Congregations; Or whether you meane (as I may fay) City-Churchet with their Suburbs and Village, such as Hierufalem, Rome. Ephesus, &c. comitoetf in and governed by tbeir Presbyteries; any such Church you_ you disclaims i notwithstanding if one Church containe more then one Congregations must either bePresbyterian Or D iecesan, anlefc it be voyd of any Government at all. How can the whole body of believers joyne in vote to admit members, heare complaints, censure delinquents, and regulate all Church-affaires, when no one place is of capacity tortceive them? If they shall doe it...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236623940
  • 9781236623942