Montanus Redivivus: Or, Montanism Revived, in the Principles and Discipline of the Methodists: (commonly Called Swadlers) Being the Substance of a Sermon ... Preached in the Parish Church of Hollymount, ... the Third Sunday After Easter, in the Year 1756. To which are Added, Several Letters, which Passed Between the Rev. John Wesley, and the Author. Also an Appendix. By the Rev. Mr. James Clark, ...

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H. Saunders, 1760 - 143 pages

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Page 22 - ... baptism doth represent unto us our profession ; which is, to follow the example of our Saviour Christ, and to be made like unto him ; that as he died, and rose again for us ; so should we, who are baptized, die from sin, and rise again unto righteousness, continually mortifying all our evil and corrupt affections, and daily proceeding in all virtue and godliness of living.
Page 119 - If any man fin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jefus Chrift the righteous : and he is the propitiation for our fins, i John, ii, i, 2.
Page 18 - Lord has taught us to pray that the will of God may be done on earth as it is- in heaven.
Page 45 - I ought to eat bread and drink wine, as a memorial of my dying master. However, if you are not convinced of this, act according to the light you have. I have no desire to dispute with you one moment upon any of the preceding heads. Let all these smaller points stand aside. Let them never come into sight. "If thine heart is as my heart," if thou lovest God and all mankind, I ask no more: "Give me thine hand.
Page 49 - Church," whether with cause or without. I wish, Sir, you would reconsider this point, and review the scriptures wherein those terms...
Page 96 - Chrift, who gave himfelf for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to himfelf a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
Page 55 - That the seven deacons were outwardly ordained, even to that low office, cannot be denied. But when Paul and Barnabas were separated for the work to which they were called, this was not ordaining them. St. Paul was ordained long before, and that not of man, nor by man.
Page 47 - I think he has unanswerably proved that neither Christ nor His Apostles prescribed any particular form of Church government, and that the plea for the divine right of Episcopacy was never heard of in the primitive church.
Page 127 - Things from which we could not be juftified by the Law of Mofes.
Page 105 - John faith, was not in him. But all we the reft, although baptized, and born again in Chrift, yet offend in many things ; and if we fay we have no fin, we deceive ourfelves, and the truth is not in us.

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