A Companion to the Altar. Or, An Help to the Worthy Receiving of the Lords Supper;: By Discourses and Meditations Upon the Whole Communion Office. To which is Added, an Essay Upon the Offices of Baptism and Confirmation

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J. Macock, 1675 - 453 pages
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OCLC: 15348184
Related Subjects: Church of England. -- Book of common prayer.
Lord's Supper -- Meditations -- Early works to 1800.
Baptism -- Early works to 1800.
Confirmation -- Early works to 1800.

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Page 167 - The merciful and gracious Lord hath so done His marvellous works : that they ought to be had in remembrance.
Page 236 - Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure ; but even their mind and conscience is defiled.
Page 244 - He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up [to death] for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things [needful]?
Page 414 - ... pardon us ; and when this deadly load is removed, the soul receives as it were a new life, and takes new hopes and courage, being restored to the divine favour, and being set free from the sad expectations of unavoidable condemnation for former sin, original in infants, and both it and actual in those of riper years.
Page 193 - ... can no other way receive satisfaction to his doubts and fears, unless he expect to be assured of his remission by an immediate revelation, or can be content to stay till the day of judgment for the resolution...
Page 415 - Thirdly ; Our corrupt nature is changed in baptism, and there is a renovation effected thereby, both as to the mortification of the old affections, and the quickening of the new, by the Holy Spirit, which is hereby given to all that put no bar or impediment unto it. This was the Ancients...
Page 417 - But when the first came, they supposed that they should have r upon condition of our keeping our part of the covenant, yet that makes not God's mercy less, nor ought it to diminish any of our praises; but only it must make our prayers at present more earnest, and the child's care more strict hereafter to make this its calling and election sure. This is I hope...
Page 416 - It is confessed they can shew no visible signs of spiritual life in the operations thereof, no more can they of their having a rational soul, for some time, and yet we know they have the power of reason within them ; and since all infants are alike, either...
Page 196 - Are you miserable 1 here is mercy. Are you sinful ? here is pardon. Are you liable to punishment ? here is deliverance. Are you desirous, but unable to do good? here is strength and confirmation. Are you fearful of death and hell ? here is heaven and everlasting life. And all this asked of God by one that he hath...

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