|Author:||Leslie, Charles, 1650-1722.|
|Title:||A discourse proving the divine institution of water-baptism wherein the Quaker-arguments against it are collected and confuted : with as much as is needful concerning the Lord's supper / by the author of The snake in the grass.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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A discourse proving the divine institution of water-baptism wherein the Quaker-arguments against it are collected and confuted : with as much as is needful concerning the Lord's supper / by the author of The snake in the grass.
Leslie, Charles, 1650-1722.
London: Printed for C. Brome ... W. Keblewhite ... and H. Hindmarsh ..., 1697.
Attributed to Charles Leslie. Cf. BM.
Reproduction of original in Union Theological Seminary Library, New York.
Baptism -- Early works to 1800.
Society of Friends -- Controversial literature.
table of contents
THE PREFACE CONTAINS.
The Contents of This Discourse.
SECT. I. That Matth. xxviii. 19. was meant of Water-Baptism.
SECT. III. That Baptism must be Outward and Visible, because it is an Ordinance appointed whereby to Initiate Men into an Outward and Visible Society, which is the Church.
SECT. IV. Quakers say, 1st, That the BAPTISM commanded Matth. xxviii. 19. was only meant of the Inward and Spiritual Baptism, with the Holy Ghost.
SECT. V. The great Argument of the Quakers against Wa∣ter-Baptism is this: John's Baptism is ceased: But John's Baptism was Water-Baptism: There∣fore Water-Baptism is ceased. This their Learn∣ed Barclay makes use of. But,
SECT. VI. That Christ and the Apostles did not Baptize with John's Baptism.
SECT. VII. The Quakers Master-Objection from 1 Cor. i. 14. I thank GOD that I Baptized none of you, but Cri∣spus and Gaius. And Ver. 17. For Christ sent me not to Baptize, but to Preach the Gospel.
SECT. VIII. Objection from 1 Pet. iii. 21.
SECT. IX. The Quaker-Objection from, Eph. iv. 5.
SECT. X. An Objection from Heb. vi. 1.
SECT. XI. The Quaker-Objection, That there are no Signs un∣der the Gospel.
The Conclusion. Shewing the Necessity of Water-Baptism.
To be added to the End of Sect. VIII. p. 34.