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THE NEW BIRTH;
THE DOCTRINE OF BAPTISM
AS CONTAINED IN HOLY SCRIPTURE,
BY THE AUTHOR OF
THE SACRAMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY."
** Adam, who is the figure of Ilim that was to come."
BELL AND DALDY, 186, FLEET STREET.
CAMBRIDGE: DEIGHTON, BELL & CO.
OXFORD: J. H. & J. PARKER.
The object of this short treatise is to give, in as plain terms as possible, the Scripture testimony to the doctrine of the Initial Sacrament.
To this end, the reader's attention is called to the position assigned to this rite by Christ and His Apostles.
The more prominent places of Scripture which teach us any truth respecting it are examined, and their plain meaning vindicated from falsely spiritual interpretations.
The analogy of the two Adams, as implying the transmission of the nature of each respectively, is considered with reference to its bearing on Sacra
The terms used by the inspired writers in addressing the whole body of the Church, are also carefully
examined, with the view of ascertaining in what
The writer has ventured to insert into the body of
publication are an expansion of those of the former.
As the limits he has prescribed to himself pre-
May God, of His infinite mercy, grant that this