|Author:||Rutherford, Samuel, 1600?-1661.|
|Title:||A survey of the spirituall antichrist opening the secrets of familisme and antinomianisme in the antichristian doctrine of John Saltmarsh and Will. Del, the present preachers of the army now in England, and of Robert Town, Tob. Crisp, H. Denne, Eaton, and others : in which is revealed the rise and spring of Antinomians, Familists, Libertines, Swenck-feldians, Enthysiasts, &c. : the minde of Luther, a most professed opposer of Antinomians, is cleared, and diverse considerable points of the law and the Gospel ... are discovered : in two parts / by Samuel Rutherfurd ...|
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A survey of the spirituall antichrist opening the secrets of familisme and antinomianisme in the antichristian doctrine of John Saltmarsh and Will. Del, the present preachers of the army now in England, and of Robert Town, Tob. Crisp, H. Denne, Eaton, and others : in which is revealed the rise and spring of Antinomians, Familists, Libertines, Swenck-feldians, Enthysiasts, &c. : the minde of Luther, a most professed opposer of Antinomians, is cleared, and diverse considerable points of the law and the Gospel ... are discovered : in two parts / by Samuel Rutherfurd ...
Rutherford, Samuel, 1600?-1661.
London: Printed by J.D. & R.I. for Andrew Crooke, and are to be sold at his shop ..., 1648.
Errata: p. .
Reproduction of original in Harvard University Libraries.
Saltmarsh, John, -- d. 1647.
Towne, Robert, -- 1592 or 3-1663.
Crisp, Tobias, -- 1600-1643.
Eaton, John, -- 1574 or 5-1641.
Dell, William, -- d. 1664.
Denne, Henry, -- 1606 or 7-1660?
Luther, Martin, -- 1483-1546.
A brotherly and free Epistle to the pa∣trons and friends of pretended Liberty of Conscience.
table of contents
Errata in the II. Part.
THE DISCENT OF ANTINOMIANS and FAMILISTS.
CHAP. I. The Originall of Antinomians and of other unclean Sects who have taught the same things, not unlike to their blasphemies.
CHAP. II. Of Libertines.
CHAP. III. Of Anabaptists, N. Stork. Th. Muncer, Jo. Becold, &c. and their Tenets.
CHAP. IIII. Of David George.
CHAP. V. Of Casper Swenckfield his Tenets complying with Antinomians.
CHAP. VI. How the Word converteth.
CHAP. VII. Of Revelations and Inspirations.
CHAP. VIII. Of Humane Industry, Arts, Sciences, Tongues, and if they be law∣full and necessary to the opening and supernaturall knowledge of the Scripture.
CHAP. IX. Of Henry Nicholas, and older Familists and Antinomians.
CHAP. X. Of Ioannes Agricola Eislebius the first father of the Antinomi∣ans. The first rise of Antinomians under that name to wit of Joannes Agricola Eislebius the Author of Antinomians.
CHAP. XI. A Treatise against Antinomians written in an Epistolary way, by D. Martin Luther, translated out of the high Dutch originall; con∣taining the minde of Luther against Antinomians and a re∣catation of Ioannes Agricola Eislebius their first father.
CHAP. XII. Of Christian Liberty, and of sense, true and false.
CHAP. XIII. Of good works according to Luther.
CHAP. XIV. Of other Fountains and springs of Familists, and Antinomians, and of the Treatise called, The Divinity of Germany, or, Theologia Germanica, and that called The Bright-starre.
CHAP. XV. Of the Familists and Antinomians of New England.
CHAP. XVI Of the first sowers of the tares of Antinomianisme and Familisme in New England.
CHAP. XVII. Of the late Familists banished out of New England in Massachusets and now inhabitants of Shaw-omet, otherwise called Pro∣vidence, and their tenets.
CHAP. XVIII. Saltmarsh cleareth his minde touching personall mortification faint∣ly, and holdeth many other points of Familisme, as of Christ crucified, risen, ascended to heaven in a figure, or in the spirit, not really in his true Man-head.
CHAP. XIX. Saltmarsh with Familists phancyeth divers new administrations, of the Law, of John Baptist, of the Gospel, of all spirits.
CHAP. XX. Of the ceasing of Ordinances since the Apostles dyed as Salt∣marsh teacheth.
CHAP. XXI. The Doctrine of Saltmarsh and Familists touching Magistracy, and Spirituall discerning of Saints amongst themselves.
CHAP. XXII. The highest discovery Familists have of Christ, to wit, that he is a man only figuratively not true man.
CHAP. XXIII. Praying a Law-bondage, the letter of the word no obliging Rule to those that are in the Spirit, by the way of Saltmarsh.
CHAP. XXIV. Of the Indulgence of sinning under Law and Gospel, granted by the Familists.
CHAP. XXV. Familists will have us to be very Christ or Christed and Godded.
CHAP. XXVI. The Familists fansie of our passing from one ministration to ano∣ther of higher glory in this life, and the Lords Prayer, and Christian Sabbath.
CHAP. XXVII. How Ordinances and the letter of the Word are Instruments of conveying of Christ and his grace o us, and neither adored of us, nor uselesse to us.
CHAP. XXVIII. Of our assurance and comfort from Acts of free Grace
CHAP. XXIX. The scope of Saltmarsh his Book called Sparkles of Glory, and of his denying Christ to be any thing but a man figuratively and mystically.
CHAP. XXX. Familists will have all externals indifferent.
CHAP. XXXI. Saltmarsh and Familists teach that there is salvation in all Re∣ligions.
CHAP. XXXII. What certainty of faith the Saints may attaine to beyond the Fami∣lists fluctuation of faith: of Heresie and Schisme.
CHAP. XXXIII. Saltmarsh Sparkles, pag. 22•. Familists minde touching Prayer.
CHAP. XXXIV. A tast of the wild allegorick interpretations of Scripture that are in this peece of Saltmarsh, which he fathers upon the pure im∣mediate actings of the Spirit beyond law and Gospel
CHAP. XXXV. Of communion with God, and serving him in the Spirit.
A MODEST SVRVEY of the secrets of Antinomianisme; with a briefe refutation of them from the word of truth.
CHAP. I. Antinomians unjustly aceuse us.
CHAP. II. Antinomians are Pelagians.
CHAP. III. We hold no morall preparations with Pelagians, Papists, and Arminians going before conversion.
CHAP. IV. How we teach a desire of grace to be grace.
CHAP. V. How we are freed from the Law, how not.
CHAP. VI. How the command of the Law layeth an ob∣leiging and on us.
CHAP. VII. How the Law and the Gospel require the same obedience.
CHAP. VIII. Of the promissorie part of the Law; the differences between the two covenants mistaken by Antinomians are opened.
CHAP. IX. Of the threatnings of the Law and Gospel.
CHAP. X. Of Gospel feare.
CHAP. XI. Law-feare and Gospel-faith consistent.
CHAP. XII. Antinomians deny actuall pardon of sinnes to the Jewes.
CHAP. XIII. Of the nonage of the Jewes, what it was.
CHAP. XIV, The old mn, or the flesh to Antinomians is under the Law, the new Man freed from all Law.
CHAP. XV. Antinomians hold the justified to sinne before men, and as touching their conversation, not before God, and as touching their conscience.
CHAP. XVI. Justification is close mistaken by Antinomians, when they judge it to be an extirpation of sinne, Root and branch, as Papists fancie, venials to remaine onely in the justified.
CHAP. XVII. Christ not formally the sinner, as Antinomians dreame.
CHAP. XVIII. That we are not justified untill we beleeve.
CHAP. XIX. Gods love of good will, and of good liking, a warranta∣ble distinction.
CHAP. XX. There is a reall change of our state in justification,
CHAP. XXI. We mixe not workes and grace in the matter of Justification.
CHAP. XXII. Antinomians deny sinne to be in the justified.
CHAP. XXIII. Antinomians say, to faith there is no sinne.
CHAP. XXIV. The raigne of Faith not absolute, as Antinomians say.
CHAP. XXV. The Antinomians ground, that God seeth no sinne in the justified, refuted.
CHAP. XXVI. Confession required in the beleever.
CHAP. XXVII. The Law is yet to be preached to beleevers.
CHAP. XXVIII. Strict and precise walking, a necessarie and comman∣ded Gospel-dutie.
CHAP. XXIX. God is truely angry with the sinnes of elect, and beleevers.
CHAP. XXX. The justified countable to God for sinne.
CHAP. XXXI. God punisheth sinne in beleevers.
CHAP. XXXII. Beleevers are to mourne for sinne.
CHAP. XXXIII. To crave pardon for sinne, or to have any sense of sinne denyed to beleevers by Antinomians.
CHAP. XXXIV. Antinomians hold, wee are in the boyling of our lusts, without any foregoing humiliation, immediately to beleeve on Christ.
CHAP. XXXV. Of spirituall poverty and how its mistaken by Antinomians.
CHAP XXXVI. Repentance mistaken by Antinomians.
CHAP. XXXVII. How good works are necessary.
CHAP. XXXVIII. The Gospel is conditionall,
CHAP. XXXIX. Of Mortification.
CHAP. XL. Antinomians, the perfectists of our time, say, wee and our works are compleatly perfect.
CHAP. XLI. Antinomians say, we are compleatly saved in this life as in heaven.
CHAP. XLII. Our happinesse is in sanctification, as well as in justification.
CHAP. XXLIII. Sanctification crushed by Antinomians.
CHAP. XLIV. Antinomians say, all doubtings is inconsistent with Faith.
CHAP. XLV. Antinomians, not Protestants, Merit-mongers.
CHAP. XLVI. That there is grace inherent in the Saints, beside that free favour and good will that is in God.
CHAP. XLVII. That we are not meere patients in the acting of the Spirit of Sanctification.
CHAP. XLVIII. Antinomians hold that the beleever cannot sinne against God, but against men, in his conversation.
CHAP. XLVIX· Antinomians free us from any obligation to Evangelike commandements, and exhortations to duties, and say faith is onely commanded now.
CHAP. L. How we are freed from the Law in regard of Sanctifica∣tion, as of Justification.
CHAP. LI. Antinomians ignorant of Jewish Law-service, and of Gospel-obedience.
CHAP. LII. That we are not freed from outward Ordinances, nor is it Legall to be under them, as Antinomians say.
CHAP. LIII. Necessity of ordinances, and of written and preached Scripture to the most perfect.
CHAP. LIV. What peace we may fetch from gracious performances.
CHAP. LV. How farre inherent qualifications, and actions of grace can prove we are in the state of grace.
CHAP. LVI. How duties and delight in them, take us not off Christ.
CHAP. LVII. Of the liberty which Christ hath purchased to us by his death.
CHAP. LVIII. Antinomians teach, beleevers must not walke in their con∣versation, as in the sight of God, but must live by faith with God.
CHAP. LIX. How Justification is one indivisible act, not successive, as Sanctification, and yet God dayly pardoneth sinnes.
CHAP. LX. How sinnes are remitted before they bee committed, how not, and the Antinomian error in this point.
CHAP. LXI. How Faith justifieth, and the Antinomian errour dis∣covered in this point.
CHAP. LXII. The Antinomians way and Method of a sinners comming to Christ, confuted.
CHAP. LXIII. We need Law-directions, the Law and the Spirit are subordinate, not contrary.
CHAP. LXIV. Antinomian differences between the Law and the Go∣spel, confuted.
CHAP. LXV. The Gospel is a rare Covenant of grace.
CHAP. LXVI. Antinomians errors touching the covenant of grace.
CHAP. LXVII. Of Legall and Evangelicall conversion.
CHAP. LXVIII. How the Spirit worketh freely in the Antinomian way.
CHAP. LXIX. The dead and bastard faith of Antinomians.
CHAP. LXX. Faith not the onely worke of the Gospel, as Antino∣mians say.
CHAP. LXXI. The Justified obey not God, by necessitie of nature, as the fire burneth, as Antinomians fancie.
CHAP. LXXII. Glorifying of God in sanctification needfull.
CHAP. LXXIII. Sanctification concurs as well as Justification to make Saints.
CHAP. LXXIIII. The harmonious compliance of old Libertines, Familists, and Antinomians.
CHAP. LXXV. Libertines, Familists, and Antinomians free us from all Law, and that we neither sinne, nor are to be rebuked for sinne.
CHAP. LXXVI. Libertines and Antinomians destroy Scripture, and make the Spirit all, and some.
CHAP. LXXVII. Antinomians and Libertines foule opinions touching God and the Author of sinne.
CHAP. LXXVIII. Libertines and Antinomians take away all sense, or remorse of conscience for sinne.
CHAP. LXXIX. Libertines and Antinomians Parallel beleevers with Christ incarnate.
CHAP. LXXX. To follow sense as a Law is our rule, say Libertines and Antinomians.
CHAP. LXXXI. Sundry Antinomians say, Irish Papists ought to have li∣berty of conscience, and to injoy their religion.
CHAP. LXXXII. Libertines and Antinomians doubt of the Resurrection, and life to come.
CHAP. LXXXIII. Familists, Libertines, Anabaptists, goe before Antinomians in denying all externall worship and obedience.
CHAP. LXXXIV. Master Dell, and Saltmarsh deny all outward reformation, all Scripture seales, Ordinances, with Familists, and flee to an Euthyasticall Spirit, and an inter∣nall word onely.
CHAP. LXXXV. Libertines and Antinomians come nigh to other, in ma∣king God the author of sinne.
CHAP. LXXXVI. Libertines and Antinomians would have us doe nothing, because God doth all.
CHAP. LXXXVII. Antinomians answered, in that they say, wee make the actings of the Spirit, like to the acts of Mo∣rall Philosophie.
CHAP. LXXXVIII. That we are both righteous in the sight of God being ju∣stified, and yet sinners in our selves, is proved against Antinomians.
CHAP. LXXXIX. Antinomians are ignorant of Faith, to dreame that its Faith to beleeve against sense, that our sinnes are no sinnes.
CHAP. XC. Antinomians free all converted, or non-converted from obligation of obedience, or practise of Christian duties.
CHAP. XCI. How, and for whom, Christ intercedeth in Heaven.
CHAP. XCII. Antinomians contend for the faith of assurance, and reject the faith of Dependance.
CHAP. XCIII. Antinomians deny the Law to bee any instrument at all of our Sanctification.