Spiritual Regeneration not necessarily connected with Baptism. In answer to a tract upon regeneration published by the Reverend Dr. Mant ... In which are [sic] examined the doctrine of the Church of England upon the above subject, etc
J. Whitlark, 1816 - 172 pages
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Page 109 - They went out from us, but they were not of us ; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us : but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.
Page 20 - Sacraments ordained of Christ be not only badges or tokens of Christian men's profession : but rather they be certain sure witnesses, and effectual signs of grace, and God's good will towards us, by the which he doth work invisibly in us, and doth not only quicken, but also strengthen and confirm our faith in him.
Page 107 - We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not his brother abideth in death.
Page 7 - Wherefore, they which be endued with so excellent a benefit of God, be called according to God's purpose by his spirit working in due season...
Page 77 - Christ was confirmed in you : so that ye come behind in no gift ; waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ : who shall also confirm you unto the end, that ye may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 39 - They did promise and vow three things in my name. First, that I should renounce the devil and all his works, the pomps and vanity of this wicked world, and all the sinful lusts of the flesh. Secondly, that I should believe all the Articles of the Christian Faith. And thirdly, that I should keep God's holy will and commandments, and walk in the same all the days of my life.
Page 20 - Baptism is not only a sign of profession, and mark of difference, whereby Christian men are discerned from others that be not christened, but it is also a sign of regeneration or new birth...
Page 20 - Christian men are discerned from others that be not christened ; but it is also a sign of regeneration, or new birth, whereby, as by an instrument, they that receive baptism rightly are grafted into the Church ; the promises of the forgiveness of sin, and of our adoption to be. the sons of God by the Holy Ghost, are visibly signed and sealed; faith is confirmed and grace increased by virtue of prayer unto God.
Page 78 - Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as ye have us for an ensample. (For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the Cross of Christ: whose; end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things...