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An exposition of the one, only, true and efficacious baptism of Christ

George Bewley

An exposition of the one, only, true and efficacious baptism of Christ

addressed ... to the inhabitants of Scotland, for their information concerning the doctrine of the people called Quakers, ... Wherein the objections advanced ... by Alexander Pirie in his Dissertation on baptism are examined and answered. By George Bewley.

by George Bewley

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Published by printed by J. Phillips in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 1788, no. 05).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1788, no. 05.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2],ii,75,[1]p.
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16908256M

  Introduction The meaning of “one baptism” in Ephesians and whether it refers to water or Spirit baptism has been much debated through the years, and although there are exceptions, the scholarly consensus is that this refers to water baptism. It is this author’s contention, however, that this conclusion is based primarily on a misunderstanding of the role of the Spirit in Spirit baptism How was the baptism practiced by St. John the Baptist different from the Baptism instituted by Christ? St. John's baptism was a voluntary act of repentance from sin; Jesus' Baptism is efficacious and removes all sin, unites one with Christ and incorporates a person into the Church.

On the Day of Pentecost, Peter told his convicted hearers, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit" (Acts ), tightly tying repentance to baptism as John the Baptist had done (Luke ). SACRAMENTS - CCC Origin of the word Sacrament - CCC Two terms were used in Latin to convey the meaning of the Greek word mysterion: mysterium and ium, “mystery,” captures the hidden power of Christ in the sacraments working through the Holy Paul refers to the Church as “the mystery hidden for ages and generations but now made manifest to his.

The Sermon. On Sundays and other Major Feasts there follows, all standing. The Nicene Creed. We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is, seen and unseen. We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, of one Being with the Father. The mission and faculty ("the sacred power") to act in persona Christi. Configuration to Christ as Priest, Teacher, and Pastor. The imprinting, as in Baptism, of an indelible character that cannot.


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An exposition of the one, only, true and efficacious baptism of Only addressed to the inhabitants of Scotland, for their information concerning the doctrine of the people called Quakers Wherein the objections advanced by Alexander Pirie in his Dissertation on baptism are examined and answered. By George Bewley.

Rather, there is only one covenant, that of Abraham, which is the covenant of grace. If this is true then there truly is only “one baptism, whether we call it of John or of Christ, for there is ‘one faith, one baptism,’ (Ephesians ).”[37] He argues that both were for forgiveness of sins symbolically but effected nothing in actuality.

Joshua was a type of Christ in various actions of his; in leading the people through the river Jordan, an emblem either of baptism, or of afflictions, or of death itself, in which Christ is with his people, and carries them through; in saving Rahab and her family, so Christ saves the worst and chief of sinners; in receiving the Gibeonites, who.

Baptism is the external work of identification with Christ. This is why the reference to baptism in the Bible is dealing more with "our union and identification with Christ than to our water baptism."1. Baptism is being identified as a disciple (Matt. Baptism may be compared to a new birth (John ).

Oneness Pentecostalism (also known as Apostolic, Jesus' Name Pentecostalism, or Jesus Only movement) is a movement within the Christian family of churches known as derives its distinctive name from its teaching on the Godhead, which is popularly referred to as the "Oneness doctrine," a form of Modalistic Monarchianism.

This doctrine states that there is one God, a singular. This book is by far the best understanding of true Christianity from the garden of Eden to the book of Revelations. Each chapter takes me deeper into the understanding of the Scriptures. It identifies the errors is man' supposition of God's word.

It shows how man has added to the Bible or taken from. It identifies the Godhead in its fullness/5(6). The “Holy Spirit” is one of many names or titles for God, the Father of Jesus Christ and the Creator of all things, the only true God. But “holy spirit” is the gift of God’s divine nature and power that every person receives at the moment of his new birth.

The message was, baptism with water; baptism with water, by which the Gentile had been admitted as a new-born babe to Judaism, the rite representing the cleansing of the life from heathen pollutions and devotion to the service of the true God; baptism with water, which John had preached in his ministry of reformation (comp.

Matthew In the teaching of the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church, "the sacraments are efficacious signs of grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church, by which divine life is dispensed to us.

The visible rites by which the sacraments are celebrated signify and make present the graces proper to each sacrament. HOLY BAPTISM: Is the sacrament that frees man from original sin and from. A Book Critique of “Believer’ s Baptism: Sign of the New Covenant in Christ,” Thomas R. Schreiner and Shawn D.

Wright, Editors. Submitted to Dr. Christopher Moody. Matthew Go ye therefore Into all the world; some into one place, and some into another; since his power and authority, and so now the commission he gave them, reached every where: before it was confined to Judea, but now it is extended to all the nations of the world; see (Matthew Matthew ) (Mark ), and teach all nations.

Firstly, baptism is a means of grace, by conferring what it seals and signifies, only for the elect. What Calvin says about the sacraments in general is also true of baptism in particular: "The Holy Spirit, whom the sacraments do not bring promiscuously to all, but whom the Lord specially confers on his people, brings the gifts of God along.

It does, however, state (on a par with there being only One Lord Jesus Christ) that there is indeed only "one" baptism. At the very least, this ought to mean that there is only one baptism of any true spiritual consequence, and, if that is true, no serious Christian would venture to place water-baptism in this premier position over and against.

This baptism is a confession of faith both in the internal submission to Christ’s redemptive work and in the external expression of the body of truths incorporated in the written confession. The fourth cause follows, the Spirit’s work in knitting and uniting their hearts together in truth.

An Exposition of the Orthodox Faith (Book IV) For otherwise we are compelled either to divide the one Christ and speak of two subsistences, or to deny the distinction between the natures and thus introduce change and confusion. Chapter 6. Concerning the question, when Christ was called. We confess one baptism for the remission of sins.

(18) No man hath seen God at any timeThe full knowledge of truth is one with the revelation of God, but no man has ever had this full knowledge. The primary reference is still to Moses (comp.

Exodus ; Exodus ), but the words hold good of every attempt to bridge from the human stand-point the gulf between man and God."The world by wisdom knew not God" (1Corinthians ), and. Romans Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ The name of the author of this epistle is Paul, who formerly was called Saul.

Some think his name was changed upon his own conversion; others, upon the conversion of the Roman deputy Sergius Paulus, (Acts Acts ) ; others, that he was so called from the littleness of his stature; but rather it should seem that he had two names, which was.

One of three major works published in by Martin Luther, father of the Lutheran Reformation. This Work challenged the whole sacramental system of the Church, defending the notion that only three sacraments exist -- Communion, Baptism and Repentance.

Luther argues that the papacy and Roman hierarchy have abused their authority to such an extent that the sacraments are held captive, as in. The Urgency of Infant Baptism Jared Staudt discusses the shift in Catholic practice and culture regarding infant baptism and why this should be of great concern, the importance of Baptism.

He was the fulfillment not only of Israel's prophecies, but of Israel itself. "Jesus Christ, the son of David, the sone of Abraham" Jesus makes it clear that he came o save the Gentiles as well. The Gentiles have a central place in the Kingdom as well. The Gentiles are the first to.

Baptismal regeneration is the name given to doctrines held by major Christian denominations which maintain that salvation is intimately linked to the act of baptism, and that salvation is impossible apart from it. Etymologically, the term means "being born again" (regeneration, or rebirth) "through baptism" (baptismal).Etymology concerns the origins and root meanings of words, but these.1 Pet.

says, "And corresponding to that, baptism now saves you - not the removal of dirt from the flesh, but an appeal to God for a good conscience - through the resurrection of Jesus Christ." This is the only verse that says "baptism now saves you." But, is it .It provides safety.

The only true safety is in nearness to God. "Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe" (Psalms ). It gives unspeakable joy. Joy is the keynote of the New Testament. For those who have been "made nigh in the blood of Christ" (Ephesians ), there is joy unspeakable and full of glory.

It provides strength against temptation.