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A History of Anti-Pedobaptism: From the Rise of Pedobaptism to A.D. 1609
Limited preview - 2004
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Page 392 - That the magistrate is not by virtue of his office to meddle with religion, or matters of conscience, to force or compel men to this or that form of religion, or doctrine : but to leave Christian religion free, to every man's conscience, and to handle only civil transgressions (Rom.
Page 376 - His truth, they shook off this yoke of antichristian bondage, and as the Lord's free people joined themselves (by a covenant of the Lord) into a church estate, in the fellowship of the Gospel, to walk in all His ways made known, or to be made known unto them, according to their best endeavors, whatsoever it should cost them, the Lord assisting them.
Page 8 - But you will perhaps say, What does the baptism of water contribute towards the worship of God ? In the first place, because that which hath pleased God is fulfilled. In the second place, because, when you are regenerated and born again of water and of God, the frailty of your former birth, which you have through men, is cut off, and so at length you shall be able to attain salvation ; but otherwise it is impossible. For thus hath the true prophet testified to us with an oath : ' Verily I say to...
Page 4 - God with fasting, for the remission of their sins that are past, we praying and fasting with them. Then they are brought by us where there is water, and are regenerated in the same manner in which we were ourselves regenerated.
Page 7 - ... present destruction, but also future punishments. For every cause of sin seems to be like tow smeared over with pitch, which immediately breaks into flame as soon as it receives the heat of fire ; and the kindling of this fire is understood to be the work of demons. If, therefore, any one be found smeared with sins and lusts as with pitch, the fire easily gets the mastery of him. But if the tow be not steeped in the pitch of sin, but in the water of purification and regeneration, the fire of...
Page 107 - Zumikon, weeping and crying out that he was a great sinner, and asking them to pray God for him. Whereupon Blaurock asked him if he desired the grace of God. "Yes,
Page 6 - All waters, therefore, in virtue of the pristine privilege of their origin, do, after invocation of God, attain the sacramental power of sanctification...
Page 372 - A book which sheweth the life and manners of all true Christians, and how unlike they are unto Turks and Papists, and heathen folk.
Page 383 - ... evil simply; and therefore, that we should fall from the profession of Puritanism to Brownism, and from Brownism to true Christian baptism, is not simply evil or reprovable in itself, except it be proved that we have fallen from true religion...