The Doctrine of the Church of England as to the Effects of Baptism in the Case of Infants: With an Appendix Containing the Baptismal Services of Luther and the Nuremberg and Cologne Liturgies
Stanford and Swords, 1850 - 562 pages
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Page 94 - Predestination to life is the everlasting purpose of God, whereby (before the foundations of the world were laid) he hath constantly decreed by his counsel secret to us, to deliver from curse and damnation those whom he hath chosen in Christ out of mankind, and to bring them by Christ to everlasting salvation, as vessels made to honour.
Page 408 - Doubt ye not therefore, but earnestly believe, that he will likewise favourably receive this present infant; that he will embrace him with the arms of his mercy; that he will give unto him the blessing of eternal life, and make him partaker of his everlasting kingdom.
Page 439 - For it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats should take away sins.
Page 501 - I say unto thee, except a man be born of water and of the spirit, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
Page 359 - Christ's, and do minister by his commission and authority, we may use their ministry, both in hearing the Word of God, and in receiving the Sacraments. Neither is the effect of Christ's ordinance taken away by their wickedness, nor the grace of God's gifts diminished from such as by faith, and rightly, do receive the Sacraments ministered unto them ; which be effectual, because of Christ's institution and promise, although they be ministered by evil men.
Page 416 - Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.
Page 374 - So that the true understanding of this doctrine, We be justified freely by faith without works, or that we be justified by faith in Christ only, is not, tl,at this our own act to believe in Christ, or this our faith in Christ which is within us, doth justify us, and deserve our justification unto us...
Page 387 - GOD, whose most dearly beloved Son JESUS CHRIST, for the forgiveness of our sins, did shed out of his most precious side both water and blood ; and gave commandment to his disciples, that they should go teach all nations, and baptize them in the name of the FATHER, and of the SON, and of the HOLY GHOST...
Page 408 - ... wherefore we being thus persuaded of the good will of our heavenly Father towards this infant, declared by his Son Jesus Christ, and nothing doubting but that he favourably alloweth this charitable work of ours, in bringing this infant to his holy baptism...
Page 358 - 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.