Reflections Upon a Pamphlet, Intituled, a Dialogue Between Doubtful and Steady, Concerning Infant Baptism; Written by an Anonymous Clergyman. in Which the Author's Arguments for Infant-Baptism Are Examined, and Refuted. Whereunto Is Added

Reflections Upon a Pamphlet, Intituled, a Dialogue Between Doubtful and Steady, Concerning Infant Baptism; Written by an Anonymous Clergyman. in Which the Author's Arguments for Infant-Baptism Are Examined, and Refuted. Whereunto Is Added

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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. 1724 edition. Excerpt: ...Propositions in the Text is a mere fallacy, and won't serve his Turn, since the Explanatory Phrases even at, &c. must refer to the Subjects intended, whether Jews or Gentiles. I conclude this with Observing that the Learned Dr. H.immond explodes the pretentions of his own Brethren from this Text, and because he carries a a.. opposition to our Author's conceit, I shall chtrse to insert his Words, which are these If any have made use es that uncommon Argument (Acts 2. 39.) / have nothing to Jay in defence of 'em, the Word Children there is really the Posterity of the sews, not particularly tht Infant Chil-' dren. Page 23. Our Awthor, speaking of our Fore-fathers, tells us, after " thty recre Converted from Heathenism to Christianity, and had entituled themselves to the "Promise, they gave us a right in it as Children'.; Reply, As this on his Part is wittiout the least shadow of Proof, so it is false in it self; since it has a tendency to make Faith void and the Promise of none tfisett. This Notion supposes the Gospel admits of two ways of Proseliting, the one by Faith, as a consequence of the Word being preached, and the other not, which can't be allowed upon two Accounts, 1st because the scripture makes no mention of any such Way as the latter, and gives us not a single Instance of it, tho' the History of the Acts of the Apostles informs us of many thou fands being prosclited to Christianity. idly, because it impeaches the simplicity of the Gospel, and renders it in the Cafe before us, uncertain and variable, ds tho it intended one Thing (in regard to the Subjects claiming the Promises in the Primitive Times, i-etcer ofRisolutioii Contesting snfanci-Baptisin. Sect.Si. and and another Thing in after Times. However tis certain John the...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236654427