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The Ordinance of Covenanting

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Author: John Cunningham
Language: English
Wordcount: 131,127 / 383 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 46.1
LoC Category: BS
Downloads: 319
Added to site: 2008.05.07 20786
Genre: Religion

To illustrate the nature and present the claims of an observance so carefully kept by many of the best of our race as religious Covenanting, is an attempt so inviting as to seem not unworthy of the application of the greatest diligence and care, and the most varied and extensive resources of the human mind. What the word of God unfolds concerning it, is addressed to the most resolute consideration of all, and is capable of engaging the most extensive and prolonged investigation. And yet, though none have found this subject, like all God's judgments, else than a great deep, still in meditating upon it, the ignorant have been brought to true knowledge, and the wise have increased in wisdom.

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39 Term, a denomination of God's Covenant people, 339 Those faithful to the Covenant of the priesthood approved, and the desecrators thereof condemned, 340 The priesthood recognised in all ages, 341 Difficulty in reference to priesthood under the law made without an oath considered and obviated, 342 The priesthood dependent on the priesthood of Christ, 344 The New Heart-- being a New Covenant blessing, is a New Covenant sign, 345 contrasted with the unrenewed heart subjected to various changes, 346 presented under the aspect of a circumcised heart, 347 a perfect heart, 347 one heart contrasted with the double heart, 348 among the people of God in a social capacity, 348 Christ-- a sign of the fact of the Everlasting Covenant, 350 a sign of the Covenant's ratification, 351 a sign of the dispensation of its blessings, 352 a sign by which the Covenant should be had in remembrance, 353 a sign of the performance of its duties, 354 a transcendently glorious sign, 354



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