The baptizing of infants revievved and defended from the exceptions of Mr. Tombes in his three last chapters of his book intituled Antipedobaptisme
Hammond, Henry, 1605-1660.
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The CONTENTS of the seve∣rall Chapters and Sections con∣tained in this BOOK.

  • CHAP. I. OF Baptisme among the Jewes. page 2
    • Sect. 1. Probations more and less perfect. The use of Circumcision to this question of Paedobaptisme. As also of Christ's reception of children. Childrens coming and believing, Mat. 18. Chil∣dren sinners. page 2
    • Sect. 2. The necessity of Paedobaptisme depending on the positive part of probation. The several sorts of Anabaptists. Tistimonies the onely proof of Institutions. page 6
    • Sect. 3. The Jewes Baptisme of natives as well as Proselytes. Testimonies of their writers in proof thereof. Baptisme among the heathens taken from the Jewes. Among both from Noahs flood. The derivation of Christian from Jewish Baptisme how manifested. Christs answer to Nicodemus. Baptisme 〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉 to the deluge. Gr. Nazianzen's and Macarius's testimonies. The Fathers meaning in affirming the Christians baptisme to be in stead of Page  [unnumbered] Circumcision. The Lords Supper founded in the Jewes Post∣coenium, yet in stead of their Passeover. page 8
    • Sect. 4. The conceipts of Pe: Alfunsus and Schickard of the Jewish bap∣tisme. Raf: Alphes: Mr. T. his conclusion not inferred. The original of the Jewish Baptisme (the onely doubt) vindicated. Jacob's injunction to his family. Sanctifications Exod. 19.10. differ from washing garments. page 17
    • Sect. 5. Mr. Selden's notion of the Sea. The defence of my notion of it. Learned mens affirmations to be judged of by their testimonies. Christ's baptizing of Iewes as well as Gentiles, no argument. Christ's vouching Iohns baptisme to be from heaven, no argu∣ment. No more, the pretended no intimations of it. The no conformity. The proselytes children baptized, continually, not onely at the first conversion. The baptisme of a woman with child, serving for the child also, not argumentative. The Ca∣non of Neocaesarea about it. page 23
    • Sect. 6. Lesser inconformities no prejudice. Yet they do not all hold. Prayer the Christian sacrifice. 〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉. The rule of judging in this matter. Baptizing in the name of the Father &c. pre∣scribed by Christ. So dipping or sprinkling. The Pract. Cat. misreported. Mr. Marshals covenanting. page 30
  • Page  [unnumbered]CHAP. II. Of Christ's words. Mat. 28.19. pag. 34
    • Sect. 1. The Doctors pretended concessions examined. Christs institution of baptisme not set down Mat. 28. but necessarily before that time. page 34
    • Sect. 2. Making disciples all one with receiving into discipleship. Bap∣tizing the act of the Baptist. Instruction subsequent to disci∣pling. The pretended parallel between Mat. 28. and Mar. 16.〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉. Johns discipling by preaching excludes not infants. No more the Apostles, Mat. 10.5. The notation of the word 〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉. Mat. 13.52. Act. 14.21. Infants both said to come and to believe. Instruction subsequent to baptisme. page 40
    • Sect. 3. Discipleship before instruction. What knowledge of the Master is required to discipleship. Two sorts of disciples, Some come, others are brought. page 50
    • Sect. 4. The difference of a Disciple and Proselyte examined. Christian as well as Jewish proselytes. Priviledges of proselytisme. Di∣sciples of the Pharisees. The Holy Ghost's not using the word Proselyte of Christians, concludes nothing. Jehovah. 〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉. Infants qualified for baptisme. As for entring into Covenant Page  [unnumbered]Deut. 29. Gods oath. Infants adjured. Criples capable of Christ's cures. page 53
  • CHAP. III. Of the Apostolical practice in this matter. pag. 58
    • Sect. 1. The interpretation of 1 Cor. 7.12. vindicated. 〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉. Sancti∣fication used to denote baptisme, the use of it in the Fathers and Scripture. Tertullians testimonie: designati Sanctitatis. Ori∣gen. Author Quaest: ad Antiochum. Cyprian. Chrysostome. 〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉 there, infant children. 〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉 in the Epistles. S. Augu∣stines words examined. page 58
    • Sect. 2. The rendring 〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉 [hath been sanctified] defended. S. Hie∣romes testimonie. Enallages must not be made use of without necessity. No advantage from it here. Feigned instances of Enallage. 〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉. page 66
    • Sect. 3. The rendring 〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉 by the woman] defended, 〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉 for 〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉 Col. 1.23.〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉 Act. 4. Ireneus no Latine author. 〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉 Act. 7. Gal. 1.16. 1 Pet. 1.5.〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉 Deut. 28.〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉, Psal. 68. My proof of the interpretation from the context. page 69
    • Sect. 4. Mr. T. his mistake of my sense. The argument à genere ad speciem. 〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉 and 〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉. How the husband is said to be bap∣tized Page  [unnumbered] by the wife. 〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉 partial washings. The proportion be∣twixt legal holyness, and baptisme. Difference between relative and real sanctification. The testimonies of the antient, for and against my interpretation. page 77
  • CHAP. IV. An answer to Mr. Tombes's view of my Conclu∣sion and therein the sense of Antiquity in this Que∣stion. pag. 84
    • Sect. 1.〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉, 1 Cor. 7. infant children. The Jewes practice. Their notion of [holy] Baptisme a priviledge of believers children, yet is communicated to others whose guardians are believers The several sorts of holyness all vainly mentioned by Mr. T. His denyals of the Conclusion. The place in Tertullian vindi∣cated. S. Hieromes answer to Paulinus. Institutionis di∣sciplina in Tertullian. Candidati Damoniorum. A 3d denyal of the Conclusion. The use of baptisme to regenerate &c. No prejudice to the founding it in the Jewish practice. His art of diversion to put off answering of testimonies. The way of Testimonies insisted on. page 84
    • Sect. 2. A Catalogue of Testimonies of the first ages for Infant bap∣tisme, and the Apostolicalness thereof. page 96