Letters to a member of the Society of friends, by a clergyman of the Church of England. On baptism

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Page 84 - Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost; Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour; That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Page 120 - O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance : and think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father : for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
Page 135 - Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.
Page 132 - Time's waters will not ebb, nor stay, Power cannot change them, but Love may, What cannot be, Love counts it done. Deep in the heart, her searching view Can read where Faith is ftx'd and true, Through shades of setting life can see Heaven's work begun.
Page 116 - Scripture for speaking of baptized people, as children of God, members of Christ, and heirs of the kingdom of heaven...
Page 97 - Where is the minister of Christ in London, Birmingham, or Manchester, whom such a doctrine, heartily and inwardly entertained, would not drive to madness ? He is sent to preach the Gospel. What Gospel ? Of all the thousands whom he addresses, he cannot venture to believe that there are ten who, in Dr. Pusey's sense, retain their baptismal purity. All he can do, therefore, is to tell wretched creatures, who spend eighteen hours out of the twenty-four in close factories and bitter toil, corrupting...
Page 105 - Go ye into all the world, and preach the Gospel to every creature, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
Page 97 - All he can do, therefore, is to tell wretched creatures, who spend eighteen hours out of the twenty-four in close factories and bitter toil, corrupting and being corrupted, that if they spend the remaining six in prayer — he need not add fasting — they may possibly be saved. How can we insult God and torment man with such mockery !" — Letters ontJts Kinydom of Heaven, ^c., vol.
Page 132 - Can these th' avenging bolt delay, Or win us back one little day The bitterness of death to soften and beguile? Father and Lover of our souls! Though darkly round Thine anger rolls, Thy sunshine smiles beneath the gloom, Thou seek'st to warn us, not confound, Thy showers would pierce the hardened ground And win it to give out its brightness and perfume.
Page 135 - All things are yours ; whether life or death, or things present, or things to come ; all are yours, and ye are Christ's, and Christ is God's.

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