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A76812 The covenant sealed. Or, A treatise of the sacraments of both covenants, polemicall and practicall. Especially of the sacraments of the covenant of grace. In which, the nature of them is laid open, the adæquate subject is largely inquired into, respective to right and proper interest. to fitnesse for admission to actual participation. Their necessity is made known. Their whole use and efficacy is set forth. Their number in Old and New Testament-times is determined. With several necessary and useful corollaries. Together with a brief answer to Reverend Mr. Baxter's apology, in defence of the treatise of the covenant. / By Thomas Blake, M.A. pastor of Tamworth, in the counties of Stafford and Warwick. Blake, Thomas, 1597?-1657.; Cartwright, Christopher, 1602-1658. 1655 (1655) Wing B3144; Thomason E846_1; ESTC R4425 638,828 706

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272_o where_o a_o eldership_n be_v erect_v to_o make_v use_n of_o they_o ibid._n to_o make_v scrutiny_n into_o man_n knowledge_n with_o all_o tenderness_n page_n 273_o not_o to_o refuse_v but_o upon_o know_a crime_n ibid._n when_o he_o can_v in_o this_o do_v what_o he_o will_v he_o be_v to_o do_v what_o he_o be_v able_a page_n 274_o ministerial_a dispensation_n of_o sacrament_n a_o part_n of_o the_o ministerial_a function_n page_n 277_o whether_o ministerial_a dispensation_n be_v of_o the_o essence_n of_o sacrament_n page_n 277_o etc._n etc._n gospel_n order_n transgress_v when_o sacrament_n be_v not_o dispense_v by_o a_o ministerial_a hand_n page_n 278_o doctor_n abbot_n and_o mr._n hooker_n judgement_n in_o it_o ibid._n mixt._n lawful_a to_o communicate_v in_o mix_a congregation_n page_n 314_o argument_n evince_v it_o ibid._n etc._n etc._n moral_n perfection_n or_o imperfection_n be_v in_o reference_n to_o a_o rule_n page_n 592_o duty_n natural_o moral_a bound_v all_o page_n 195_o where_o a_o positive_a command_n be_v give_v there_o be_v a_o moral_a tie_n to_o obedience_n ibid._n see_v law_n
mention_n and_o not_o the_o sense_n 2._o say_v he_o i_o know_v i_o have_v much_o scripture_n and_o reason_n against_o it_o but_o i_o find_v no_o reason_n from_o he_o but_o that_o which_o some_o know_v that_o i_o have_v urge_v terminis_fw-la terminantibus_fw-la before_o his_o aphorism_n ever_o come_v to_o light_n and_o have_v i_o not_o be_v able_a to_o have_v give_v myself_o satisfaction_n i_o have_v be_v in_o that_o opinion_n if_o not_o before_o he_o yet_o before_o i_o have_v any_o light_n from_o he_o to_o lead_v i_o to_o it_o that_o horn_a argument_n of_o he_o that_o if_o faith_n justify_v as_o instrument_n it_o be_v either_o as_o a_o instrument_n in_o the_o hand_n of_o god_n or_o in_o the_o hand_n of_o man_n with_o his_o reason_n against_o both_o i_o have_v make_v use_n of_o argumentandi_fw-la causâ_fw-la before_o any_o work_n of_o his_o see_v the_o light_n 3._o justification_n the_o instrumentality_n of_o faith_n make_v not_o man_n the_o efficient_a cause_n of_o his_o own_o 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divine_a nature_n 2._o about_o the_o way_n and_o manner_n of_o our_o participation_n therein_o which_o as_o to_o god_n act_n they_o say_v be_v imputation_n which_o be_v true_a and_o that_o in_o this_o sense_n that_o legaliter_fw-la we_o be_v esteem_v to_o have_v fulfil_v the_o law_n in_o christ_n 3._o about_o the_o nature_n of_o that_o faith_n which_o justify_v which_o most_o of_o our_o foreign_a reformer_n say_v be_v a_o assurance_n or_o full_a persuasion_n of_o the_o pardon_n of_o my_o sin_n by_o christ_n blood_n 4._o about_o the_o formal_a reason_n of_o faith_n interest_n in_o justification_n which_o say_v they_o be_v as_o the_o instrument_n thereof_o add_v his_o own_o censure_n i_o doubt_v not_o but_o all_o these_o four_o be_v great_a error_n of_o how_o dangerous_a consequence_n soever_o it_o be_v that_o man_n shall_v be_v make_v the_o efficient_a of_o justify_v and_o pardon_v himself_o yet_o it_o have_v pass_v without_o control_n if_o worse_a than_o this_o have_v not_o be_v vent_v 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