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9. What is
10. A death
& new birth
ture born in
well as we? Acts x. 47. And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water: and the eunuch said, See here is water; what doth hinder me to be baptized ? And he commanded the chariot to stand still; and they went down both into the water, both Philip and the eunuch; and he baptized him. Acts viii. 36. 38.
10. Know ye not, that so many of us as were and spiritual baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his grace? death? Therefore we are buried with him by baptism unto sin, and into death : that like as Christ was raised up from anto righte
the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also ousness: for should walk in newness of life. For he that is dead being by na- is freed from sin. Likewise reckon ye also your. sin, and the selves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto wrath, we are God through Jesus Christ our Lord. Rom. vi. 3, 4. hereby made 7. 11. Except a man be born again, he cannot see
the kingdom of God: except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. John iii. 3. 5. Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. John i. 13. Who his own self bore our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness. 1 Pet. ii. 24. 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. Titus ii. 5. Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness. For as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity ; even so now yield yourselves servants to righteousness unto holiness. Rom. vi. 18, 19. And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins; wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience : among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others. Eph. ii. 1, 2, 3. Behold, I was shapen in
Psal. li. 5.
11. What is required of
iniquity ; and in sin did my mother conceive me. teous, no, not one. Rom. iii. 10. Wherefore, as by
As it is written, There is none righone man sin entered into the world, and death by 12. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved. Mark xvi. 16. By one Spirit are we all baptized into one body. 1 Cor. xii. 13. all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus. For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ. Gal. iii. 26, 27. They which are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of God: but the children of the promise are accounted for the seed. Rom. ix. 8. And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace. John i. 16. For sin shall not have dominion over you : for ye are not under the law, but under grace. Rom. vi. 14.
11, 12. Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and lepticas de be be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus
Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive te stehens the gift of the Holy Ghost. Acts ii. 38. Repent Faith, where be blotted out. Acts iii. 19. But shewed first unto
ye therefore, and be converted that your sins may forely believe thern of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and through
out all the coasts of Judea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance. Acts xxvi. 20. Godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: for behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge ! 2 Cor. vii. 10, 11. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved. Mark xvi. 16. But when they believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women. And the eunuch said, What doth hinder me to be baptized ? And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.
by they sted
the promises of God made to them in that Sacra. ment.
their Sureties; which
themselves are bound to
Acts viïi. 12. 36, 37. Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water. Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; for he is faithful that promised. Heb. x. 22, 23. The promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall
call. Acts ii. 39. 13. Why 13, 14. Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forthen are In- bid them not, to come unto me ; for of such is the tized, when, kingdom of heaven. Matt. xix. 14. Ye stand this their tender day all of you before the Lord your God; your age they can captains of your tribes, your elders, and your offi
cers, with all the men of Israel, your little ones, they promise your wives, and thy stranger that is in thy camp, them both by from the hewer of thy wood unto the drawer of thy
water : that thou shouldest enter into covenant with promise, the Lord thy God, and into his oath, which the Lord when they come to age, thy God maketh with thee this day ; that he may
establish thee to-day for a people unto himself, and perform. that he may be unto thee a God, as he hath said
unto thee, and as he hath sworn unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob. Neither with you only do I make this covenant and this oath ; but with him that standeth here with us before the Lord our God, and also with him that is not here with us this day. Deut. xxix. 10 to 15. And he that is eight days old shall be circumcised among you, every man child in your generations, he that is born in the house, or bought with money of any stranger, which is not of thy seed. He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy money, must needs be circumcised : and my covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant. Gen. xvii. 12, 13. In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ : buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God. Col. ii. 11, 12. I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after
was the Sa
thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee. Gen. xvii. 7. Wherefore hath the Lord done thus unto this land ? what meaneth the heat of this great anger ? Then men shall say, Because they have forsaken the covenant of the Lord God of their fathers, which he made with them. Deut. xxix. 24, 25. See also, the case of St. Paul engaging himself as surety to
Philemon for Onesimus :-and, 2 Kings xxiii. 2, 3. 13. Why 15 to 18. And he took bread, and gave thanks, rrament of and brake it, and gave unto them saying, This is the Lord's my body which is given for you : this do in rememcused ?
brance of me. Likewise also the cup after supper, 16. For the saying, This cup is the new testament in my blood, membrance which is shed for you. Luke xxii. 19, 20. I have of the sacrifice of the
received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto death of you, That the Lord Jesus the same night in which Christ, and of the benefits he was betrayed took bread: and when he had given which we re- thanks, he brake it, and said, Take, eat : this is my by.
body, which is broken for you : this do in remem17. What is the out.
brance of me. After the same manner also he took ward part of the cup, when he had supped, saying, This cup is Lord's Sup- the new testament in my blood : this do ye, as oft Der?
as ye drink it, in remembrance of me. For as often and Wine, as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew Lord bath
the Lord's death till he come. 1 Cor. xi. 23 to 26. commanded Christ our Passover is sacrificed for us. 1 Cor. v. 7. ceived.
Now once in the end of the world hath he appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself. Heb. ix. 26. This is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins. Matt. xxvi. 28. Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh. away the sin of the world. John i. 29. Now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ. Eph. ii. 13. Having made peace through the blood of his cross. Col. i. 20. We also joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the atonement. Rom. v. 11. When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory. Col. iii. 4.-See also, Heb. ix. 26.John xv. 13.-Eph. v. 2.
to be re.
ful in the Lord's
21. What are the bene
19, 20. And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, is the inward and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the dispart, or thing signified ? ciples, and said, Take, eat : this is my body. And Body and he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to Blood of Christ, which
them, saying, Drink ye all of it; for this is my blood are verily and of the new testament, which is shed for many for indeed taken the remission of sins. Matt. xxvi. 26, 27, 28. The by the faith- cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the com
munion of the blood of Christ? The bread which Supper. we break, is it not the communion of the body of
Christ ? i Cor. x. 16. Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, ye have no life in you. He that believeth on me hath everlasting life. John vi. 53. 47.
21, 22. Wine that maketh glad the heart of man, fits whereof and oil to make his face to shine, and bread which We are parta; strengtheneth man's heart. Psal. civ. 15. Jesus
said unto them, I am the bread of life : he that strengthen ing and re
cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that befreshing of lieveth on me shall never thirst. I am the living our souls hoya bread which came down from heaven : if any man
eat of this bread, he shall live for ever : and the Christ, as our bodies are by bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give the Bread and for the life of the world. For my flesh is meat in
deed, and my blood is drink indeed. He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, dwelleth in me,
and I in him. John vi. 35. 51. 55, 56. 23. What is 23, 24. But let a man examine himself, and so required of let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup.
1 Cor. xi. 28. Examine yourselves whether ye be Lord's Supper ! in the faith ; prove your own selves. Know ye not
24. To ex: your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, selves, except ye be reprobates ? 2 Cor. xii. 5. Examine repent them me, O Lord, and prove me ; try my reins and my truly of their heart. Psal. xxvi. 2. Search me, o God, and know former sins, stedfastly my heart : try me, and know my thoughts : and see purposing to if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in
the way everlasting. Psal. cxxxix. 23, 24. For lively faith in behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a through godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea,
what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation,
them who come to the
lead a new life; have a
Christ, with & thankful