An History of the Corruptions of Christianity, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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J. Thompson, 1793 - Christian heresies
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Page 95 - The efficacy of baptism is not tied to that moment of time wherein it is administered; yet notwithstanding, by the right use of this ordinance, the grace promised is not only offered, but really exhibited and conferred by the Holy Ghost, to such (whether of age or infants) as that grace belongeth unto, according to the counsel of God's own will, in his appointed time.
Page 64 - It is required of them that would worthily partake of the Lord's supper, that they examine themselves, of their knowledge to discern the Lord's body, of their faith to feed upon him, of their repentance, love, and new obedience; lest, coming unworthily, they eat and drink judgment to themselves.
Page 169 - OUR Lord Jesus Christ, who hath left power to his Church to absolve all sinners who truly repent and believe in him, of his great mercy forgive thee thine offences : And by his authority committed to me, I absolve thee from all thy sins, in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.
Page 63 - The Lord's supper is a sacrament wherein, by giving and receiving bread and wine according to Christ's appointment, his death is showed forth, and the worthy receivers are not after a corporal and carnal manner, but by faith, made partakers of his body and blood, with all his benefits, to their spiritual nourishment and growth in grace.
Page 320 - Thou shalt tread upon the lion and the adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.
Page 114 - candles to God, as if he lived in the dark : " and do they not deserve to pass for madmen, " who offer lamps and candles to the author and
Page 490 - May the kingdom of God and of Christ (that which I conceive to be intended in the Lord's Prayer) truly and fully come, though all the kingdoms of the world be removed to make way for it...
Page 223 - ... actions, were false and groundless, and that men could not, properly speaking, commit sin ; that religion consisted in the union of the spirit, or rational soul, with the Supreme Being ; that all...
Page 94 - I was made a member of Christ, a child of God, and an inheritor of the kingdom of heaven.
Page 457 - When the promise of eternal happiness was proposed to mankind on condition of adopting the faith, and of observing the precepts, of the gospel, it is no wonder that so advantageous an offer should have been accepted by great numbers of every religion, of every rank, and of every province in the Roman empire.

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