Theodore Beza Sermons upon the Three Chapters of the Canticle of Canticles (1587) First Sermon upon the First Chapter It is written as followeth in the title of the third book of Solomon: “The Canticle of Canticles, or Song of Songs, of Solomon.” (Songs 1:1). The principal points handled in the first Sermon. 1. Read… Read More Eight Principles for the True Exposition of the Song of Solomon
DR. OWEN’S INSTRUCTION IN THE WORSHIP OF GOD, BY WAY OF QUESTION AND ANSWER; WITH AN EXPLICATION AND CONFIRMATION OF THOSE ANSWERS (1667). Q. 1. What doth God require of us in our dependence on him, that he may be glorified by us, and we accepted with him? A. That we (a) worship him (b) in and… Read More A Short Catechism On Worship
Thomas HallThe Pulpit Guarded, pp. 1-7 The Thesis That private persons (though they be gifted, yet) may not preach in a constituted Church without a Call. Private Persons First, by private persons, I mean such as the Apostle calls the flock, the people of God, hearers, such as must obey their teachers in the… Read More Who May Preach?
Christopher LoveThe Penitent Pardoned, pp 172-180. In treating of the doctrine of Christ’s coming again, the other query is this, how or after what manner shall this coming of Christ be? But I will come again. Now in the resolving of this question, I shall confine my answers to these six particulars. 1. He shall… Read More The Manner of Christ’s Coming
Christopher LoveThe Penitent Pardoned, pp 181-185. Christ’s coming again to judge the world is not only a dreadful doctrine to a Felix [Acts 24:25], but may make thee a Christian to tremble in these cases. First, the doctrine of Christ’s coming may make men tremble, who are guilty of acts of oppression and violence in… Read More Christ’s Coming Again to Judge
Christopher LoveThe Penitent Pardoned, pp. 150-172. Introduction. Take heed of bold and adventurous conjectures, about the manner of Christ’s coming to judge the world by vain and carnal corruptions of a temporal Kingdom of Christ. Many are very peremptory about it, and there be strange Books, at least in their own expressions, that they can descry… Read More Premillennialism Refuted
The Value and Virtue of Baptism in which: The dignity and duty of Baptism The due right of infants to Baptism And their right above that of grown persons by Baptism The degrading and destructive principles and practices of Baptism ARE Catechetically propounded, plainly preached and now published as an Antidote against all Baptism despising… Read More A Short Catechism on Baptism
John Cameron An Examination Of Those Plausible Appearances Which Seem Most To Commend The Romish Church ch. 17. The only means to prove true antiquity is to have recourse to the beginning by the Scripture. Now that we allege St. Cyprian, it is not to authorize the truth, by the authority of men, only we borrow their… Read More True Antiquity: Scripture or Tradition?
William AttersollBadges of ChristianityBook 3, ch. 5, pp. 350-352 Christ delivered his Last Supper in bread and wine, then these signs may not be altered, but must be retained for the perpetual use and comfort of the Church. And howsoever it be left to the choice and liberty of the Church, what bread or what… Read More Christ Alone Defines the Sacramental Elements