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Robert Rollock (c. 1555-1599) on the imputation of Christ's righteousness in the covenant of grace

 

“IN the free Covenant of Grace, or of the gospel, the first ground is our Mediator Jesus Christ, crucified also, and dead; or, which is the same in effect, the blood of the Mediator, the virtue whereof is twofold.

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Francis Roberts (1609-1675) on how the sacraments confirm the New Covenant unto us

 

How do the two sacraments – Baptism and the Lord’s Supper – confirm the New Covenant unto us? Francis Roberts (1609-1675) discusses this question in his work… 1,147 more words

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John Preston (1587-1628): No man will repent and believe, unless the Holy Spirit enable him

 

John Preston’s (1587-1628) work The Breastplate of Faith and Love consists of 18 sermons on Romans 1:17, 1 Thessalonians 1:3, and Galatians 5:6. The following is an excerpt from his second sermon on 1 Thessalonians 1:3, p. 1,817 more words

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William Perkins (1558–1602) on the efficacy of the Sacraments

In his polemical work A Reformed Catholic, William Perkins (1558–1602) discusses the differences between Reformed and Roman Catholic theology, arguing that the Reformed are the “true catholics”. 1,761 more words

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George Gillespie (1613-1648) on infant baptism

George Gillespie (1613-1648) discusses 22 important topics in his work A Treatise of Miscellany Questions, a collection of papers posthumously published by his brother. In chapter 17, he argues the case for infant baptism. 2,653 more words

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Francis Cheynell (1608-1665): Scripture is sufficient to prove the doctrine of the Trinity

 

Francis Cheynell (1608-1665), a member of the Westminster Assembly, was nicknamed “the hammer of the Socinians,” since he exerted much effort into defending the doctrine of the Holy Trinity against Socinians and Unitarians. 1,582 more words

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Edward Leigh (1602-1671): Seven important things to keep in mind about God’s attributes

 

Edward Leigh (1602-1671) discusses the attributes of God in his A Treatise of Divinity, Book 2, p. 20-22. He first offers a definition of God’s attributes: 462 more words

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