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The covenant-interest and privilege of believers and their infants

The covenant-interest and privilege of believers and their infants

clearly demonstrated in a letter to a religious lady

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Published by Printed for, and sold by Jonathan Robinson ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Covenant theology,
  • Infant salvation,
  • Grace (Theology)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe covenant interest and privilege of believers and their infants
    Statementby a minister of the Gospel
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1122:12
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[2], 30 p
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18037443M

    “Since we are to judge of the will of God from His Word, which testifies that the children of believers are holy, not by nature, but in virtue of the covenant of grace, in which they together with the parents are comprehended, godly parents ought not to doubt the election and salvation of their children whom it pleases God to call out of this. This is the first of a series of posts in which I hope to offer an explanation of my view of God’s covenant dealings with Abraham. This view is virtually the same as that held by Nehemiah Coxe, and presented in the book Covenant Theology: From Adam to Christ, by Nehemiah Coxe & John dear paedobaptist brothers and sisters of mine are often confused when I assert .

      Chapter Seven The Covenant of Circumcision (III) The True Meaning of the Great Promise §. 1. It will be expedient in the next place, to more fully search out the true meaning and extent of that great promise in the covenant of circumcision which was only briefly touched on before; that is, “I will establish my covenant to be a God to you, and to your seed after you” (Genesis ). The grand blessing of grace flowing from this union, is covenant interest in God ; than which there cannot be a greater blessing; Happy is that people whose God is the Lord. Hence, in. There is a mutual intercourse between God and his people; which is variously expressed in scripture. 1. By their mutual indwelling in each other, 1 John iv. 2.

    Full text of "Streams in the desert; or, The book that will do you good" See other formats. In this chapter, after the general title of the book, verse 1 the church expresses her strong desires and most ardent wishes for some fresh discoveries of the love of Christ to her, and for communion with him, verse 2. and having tasted of his love, and smelled a sweet savor in his grace, and enjoyed fellowship with him in his house, verses 3, 4. she observes her blackness and .


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Get this from a library. The convenant-interest and privilege of believers and their infants: clearly demonstrated in a letter to a religious lady. [Minister of the Gospel.]. Hence, therefore, it follows that, if they were ingraffed in the church as believers, (the fathers as actually believing, the children as set apart by promise of God to be made to believe, and in their parents’ faith accounted believers,) then all believers at this day have the same privilege, and the covenant then, being made only in respect.

By denying their infants baptism, they exclude them from membership in the visible church, so that their infants are sucking pagans.

Such as deny their children baptism, make God's institutions under the law more full of kindness and grace to children than they are under the gospel; which, how strange a paradox it is, I leave you to judge. Hence, therefore, it follows that, if they were ingraffed in the church as believers, (the fathers as actually believing, the children as set apart by promise of God to be made to believe, and in their parents' faith accounted believers,) then all believers at this day have the same privilege, and the covenant then, being made only in respect.

God having promised to be a God unto believers, and to their seed in and by them, they do three ways bless them with the good things thereof: first, By communicating unto them the privilege of the initial seal of the covenant, as a sign, token, and pledge of their being blessed of the Lord; secondly, By pleading the promise of the covenant in.

We thought, sir, that our children’s title to baptism was derived to them from their believing parents, as the children of the Jews was to circumcision, from their circumcised and professing parents; and that the same promise which conveyed their children’s privilege to them, Genesis 17 had conveyed the right of believers children to.

We thought, sir, that our children's title to baptism was derived to them from their believing parents, as the children of the Jews was to circumcision, from their circumcised and professing parents; and that the same promise which conveyed their children's privilege to them, Gen.

had conveyed the right of believers children to baptism unto. The problem with the CT view is that you see a fulfilled Abrahamic covenant within the framework of a merely re-published Sinai covenant.

In other words, you see the church as a mixed-people, just like Israel, made up of regenerate and non-regenerate covenant members, admitted by a rite of wet circumcision, who have the grace of Abraham’s fulfilled covenant.

By denying their infants baptism, they exclude them from having a membership in the visible church, and so their infants are sucking pagans. Such ag deny their children baptism, make God's institutions under the law more full of kindness and grace to children, than they are now under the gospel; which, so strange a paradox it is, I leave you.

The Catechist Catechised. Nor is there any appearance of taking away, by this text, any privilege from Jewish believers or their children, but only of enlarging their privileges unto the Gentiles. Nor have we any solid ground to conceive that God, at the coming of Christ, took away infants’ Covenant interest, church membership and.

It is not fact, as has been asserted, Baptism of infants a reasonable service, p. 14, that the “infants of believers” have, with their parents, been taken into covenant with God in the former ages of the church, if by it is meant the covenant of grace; the first covenant made with man, was that of works, made with Adam, and.

By denying their infants baptism, they exclude them from membership in the visible church, so that their infants are sucking pagans. Such as deny their children baptism, make God’s institutions under the law more full of kindness and grace to children than they are under the gospel; which, how strange a paradox it is, I leave you to judge.

The "covenant interest" of "the children of believers" as such, or of " infants" of believers, or the "church membership of infants," and "the seal of their admission into the church," giving to the word "church" any idea re sembling its New Testament use in application to the church, or a church of Christ, needed not to be "repealed or made.

A Reply to a Book: A Defense of the Divine Right of Infant-Baptism. By John Gill. By Peter Clark, A.M. Minister at Salem In A Letter To A Friend At Boston In New-England. To Which Are Added, Some Strictures On A Late Treatise, Called, A Fair And Rational Vindication Of The Right Of Infants To The Ordinance Of Baptism.

Written by David Bostwick. Book III. Bible that the infants of believers have, with the•.r parents, been taken into covenant with God in the former ages of the church, if by it is meant the covenant of grace; the first covenant made with man, was that of works, made with Adam, and which indeed included all his posterity; which surely cannot be pleaded in favour of.

It is not fact, as has been asserted,[7] that the "infants of believers" have, with their parents, been taken into covenant with God in the former ages of the church, if by it is meant the covenant of grace; the first covenant made with man, was that of works, made with Adam, and which indeed included all his posterity, to whom he stood as a.

Practical Divinity~Book 3 Chapter 1: Of Baptism. As the first covenant, or testament, had ordinances of divine service, which are shaken, removed, and abolished; so the New Testament, or gospel dispensation, has ordinances of divine worship, which cannot be shaken, but will remain until the second coming of Christ: these, as Austin says {1}, are few; and easy to be observed.

Therefore, I conceive the limiting of a new covenant interest to the grant of an external and temporary privilege only, to be utterly inconsistent with the promises of the covenant itself (such as these: Isaiah ; ; Jeremiah34; Ezekiel27 with Hebrews 8 and many others of like import).

Fathers and Brethren, at the opening of our General Assembly for I propose to address you on the need for a reappraisal and a reaffirmation of Covenant or Federal Theology. In taking up this subject I entertain no pretensions of being able to shed any original light on a theme which has been so thoroughly and eruditely covered for centuries within the Reformed tradition.

Children in the Administration of The Covenant of Grace by Thomas Shepard When we say that children are members by their parents' covenant, I would premise three things for explication. That children of godly parents come to the fruition of their membership by their parents' covenant, but that which gives them their right and interest in this membership is God's covenant.

Please read our short guide how to send a book to Kindle. Save for later. You may be interested in. Most frequently terms. covenant seed abraham kingdom christ israel jews gospel covenant of works spiritual abrahamic covenant covenant of grace adam   The "covenant interest" of "the children of believers" as such, or of "infants" of believers, or the "church membership of infants," and "the seal of their admission into the church," giving to the word "church" any idea resembling its New Testament use in application to the church, or a church of Christ, needed not to be "repealed or made void.1.

A BODY OF. PRACTICAL DIVINITY BOOKS III, IV and V. This is Volume 2 of 2 volumes Or, A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL TRUTHS, DEDUCED FROM THE SCRIPTURES.