The Baptists

Baker & Taylor Company, 1903 - 245 pages

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Page 9 - The whole counsel of God concerning all things necessary for his own glory, man's salvation, faith and life, is either expressly set down in scripture, or by good and necessary consequence may be deduced from scripture ; unto which nothing at any time is to be added, whether by new revelations of the Spirit or traditions of men.
Page 82 - That the magistrate is not by virtue of his office to meddle with religion, or matters of conscience, to force or compel men to this or that form of religion, or doctrine : but to leave Christian religion free, to every man's conscience, and to handle only civil transgressions (Rom. xiii), injuries and wrongs of man against man, in murder, adultery, theft, etc., for Christ only is the king, and lawgiver of the church and conscience (James iv.
Page 55 - If thou wilt be perfect, go sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come and follow me.
Page 83 - ... rules sufficient in His Word for His worship ; and for any to make more, were to charge Christ with want of wisdom, or faithfulness, or both, in not making laws enough, or not good enough for His house. Surely it is our wisdom, duty, and privilege, to observe Christ's laws only (Ps.
Page 121 - Some imagine that they ought to have more evidence of the change from the seventh to the first day of the week...
Page 11 - That which is born of the flesh, is flesh ; that which is born of the Spirit, is Spirit.
Page 114 - General councils or assemblies, consisting of Bishops, Elders, and Brethren of the several churches of Christ, and being legally convened, and met together out of all the churches, and the churches appearing there by their representatives, make but one church, and have lawful right, and suffrage in this general meeting, or assembly, to act in the name of Christ ; it being of divine authority, and is the best means under heaven to preserve unity, to prevent heresy, and superintendency among, or in...
Page 137 - Whereas Mr. Roger Williams, one of the elders of the church of Salem, hath broached and divulged new and dangerous opinions against the authority of magistrates ; as also writ letters of defamation, both of the magistrates and churches here, and that before any conviction, and yet maintaineth the same without any retraction ; it is, therefore, ordered that the said Mr.
Page 166 - The General Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States for Foreign Missions, and other important objects relating to the Redeemer's Kingdom," popularly known as the Triennial Convention.

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