A letter on infant baptism, addressed to Christian parents, by a father

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Page 41 - BAPTISM is a sacrament of the New Testament, ordained by Jesus Christ,* not only for the solemn admission of the party baptized into the visible church,« but also to be unto him a sign and seal of the covenant of grace,' of his ingrafting into Christ," of regeneration,' of remission of sins,J and of his giving up unto God, through Jesus Christ to «walk in newness of life :' which sacrament is, by Christ's own appointment, to be continued in his church until the end of the world.
Page 13 - For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh: but he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.
Page 22 - I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance; but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear; he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire...
Page 9 - For all things are yours ; whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come ; all are yours ; and ye are Christ's ; and Christ is God's.
Page 13 - For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.
Page 40 - After the Gospel is read, the Minister shall make this brief Exhortation upon the words of the Gospel: BELOVED, ye hear in this Gospel the words of our Saviour CHRIST...
Page 39 - None can enter into the kingdom of God, except he be regenerate and born anew of Water and of the Holy Ghost...
Page 10 - David, as he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began, that we should be saved from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us ; to perform the mercy promised to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant, the oath which he sware to our father Abraham...
Page 24 - Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
Page 8 - But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting, upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children ; To such as keep his covenant, and to those that remember his commandments to do them.

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