The Sacrament Of Baptism Considered; With An Especial Reference To The Church Of England

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byThomas H Kingdon

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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.1834 Excerpt: ... into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels. The vows, promises, and professions, made in their baptism, will only aggravate their sin and increase their damnation. They shall have their portion with hypocrites and unbelievers. "He that believeth and is baptized, shall be saved; but he that believeth not, shall be damned." It follows, then, that the holy sacrament of baptism, as an ordinance of Christ, is not merely an inaugural rite, not merely a form of admission into the church, but when rightly ministered and duly observed, gives a sure and certain title to all the privileges and blessings of which God spake by all his holy prophets which have been since the world began, to perform the mercy promised to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant. The free gift of grace, the exceeding great and precious promises which he has provided for us, in Christ, will apply to believers and their children, as the promised seed in every age. "As for me, this is my covenant with them, saith the Lord, my spirit which is upon thee, and my word, which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, from hence forth for ever. I will pour my Spirit on thy seed, and my blessing on thine offspring." All true believers and their seed are included in the same covenant of mercy and grace, and therefore the apostle says, "to Abraham and his seed were the promises made; he says, not to seeds, as of many, but as of one, and to thy seed which is Christ; and if ye be Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise." The rich blessings of grace and salvation thus covenanted by God, who is a God of truth, and cannot lie, are not promised to those who me...

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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.1834 Excerpt: ... into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels. The vows, promises, and professions, made in their baptism, will o...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217920993

ISBN - 13:9780217920995

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