|Author:||Bacon, Robert, M.A.|
|Title:||The spirit of prelacie, yet working. Or, Truth from under a cloud,: in a relation, of that great, and publike contestation had in Glocester, July, 1644. Written then, and now published, as it were of necessity. Together, with a postscript, containing some generall and perticular observations, upon Master Edwards his Gangræna. / By Robert Bacon, M.A. minister of the Gospel.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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The spirit of prelacie, yet working. Or, Truth from under a cloud,: in a relation, of that great, and publike contestation had in Glocester, July, 1644. Written then, and now published, as it were of necessity. Together, with a postscript, containing some generall and perticular observations, upon Master Edwards his Gangræna. / By Robert Bacon, M.A. minister of the Gospel.
Bacon, Robert, M.A.
London: Printed by R.L. for Giles Calvert, at the black-spread-eagle at the west end of Pauls, 1646.
Preaching -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Gloucester (England) -- Church history
Edwards, Thomas, -- 1599-1647. -- Gangraena
An intimation to the READER
To the Right HONOURABLE, WILLIAM, Lord Viscount, SAY, and SEAL:
A brief Relation of my usage in GLOCESTER.
1 Whether the Morall Law be abrogated? Neg.
2 Whether good works be a means to obtein salvation? Neg.
3 Whether God be displeased with his people that are in Christ for their sins, we mean such a people as are in the Covenaut of Grace. Neg.
4 Whether those in the Covenant of Grace are to try their justification by their sanctification? Affir.
5 Whether Faith be a condition of the new Covenant? Neg.
6 Whether godly sorrow for sin be required in such a one, as is in the New Covenant? Affir.
7 Whether confession of sin (i.e.) of our originall cor∣ruption, and of our sinfull actions, reckoning them up before the Lord, be required in a Christian? Affir.
8 Whether you hold communion with the Church of England? (i.e.) in our parochiall Assemblies to be lawfull? Neg.
9 Whether Repentance be necessary the remission of Sins? Neg.
10 Whether there be a reall change in the person that is saved? Affir.
A POSTCRIPT, Containing some generall and perticular Obser∣vations upon M. Edwards his Gangraena.
A Conclusion, by way of advice to Master Edwards, and those of his Spirit, drawn from experience, but according to the Scripture: Rule, and Phrase.