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Q. 3. Whether we must take the Romishi clergy for a true
bound to separate from it? And whether it be lawful to go
or Election be necessary to the essence of the church? .. 266
being of the ministry? And whether it be lawful to hear
to an ungodly, intolerable, heretical pastor, (yea or one far
one pastor, and the bishop or ordainers another, which of
ordination or of conveyance by jurisdiction, be necessary to
as one Catholic church, constituted by any head besides or
sal church, and who are to be accounted such ?.....: 282
testimony or evidence of conversion or practical godliness
ship in a particular church, over and above this aforesaid
title? Whether any other trials, or covenant, or what ?.. 285
to the office of a minister in his first work, as he is to con-
Q. 19. Wherein consisteth the power and nature of ordina-
tion? And to whom doth it belong? And is it an act of
jurisdiction? And is imposition of hands necessary in it?
particular church as such? And is he to be made a gene-
and at one ordination ? .....
ordination by Christ's institution, whether one or more ?
many, or all the rest protest against it, and declare him no
nister or not? ..
grade or govern, excommunicate or absolve in another's
minations of matters pertinent to their office, do bind the
rod, (or supposing that they had none such) ?
concord of the universal church, and consequently of its
man's work, is no man's, and omitted by all ? .....
About the exposition of the Scriptures and doctrinal points
tices, as they are charged on the persons accused of them :
tor's, or many pastors or bishops over the same children as
relation of a pastor, and a disciple to some other pastor ?.. 315
versal church ; or into a particular church, or both ? And
is baptism the particular church-covenant as such ? .... 317
sacraments? And whether hypocrites are unequivocally or
in my “Disputation of Right to Sacraments." .... ibid.
lic profession of Christianity be a member of the visible
church? And so of the infants of believers unbaptized ? ibid.
tized, and dying before actual sin are undoubtedly saved ?
seed are in the covenant of God; which giveth them right
their baptism; and thereby in a state of salvation; or not
given them by God in his promises upon any proper moral
godfathers, as we call them; and is it lawful to make use
title to baptism and its benefits? Is it on the parent's, an-
Q. 41. Are they really baptized who are baptized according to
the English liturgy and canons, where the parent seemeth
given to infants in baptism, and whether all the children of
sanctifying operations of the Holy Ghost now absolute; or
give grace at the present, and is the grace which is not
cessity; or are they nullities, and the person to be re-bap-
of the cross, or the use of chrisms, the white garment,
ing at baptism, and putting on a white garment, and
tasting milk and honey; and whether they are lawful to us ? 367
infancy, do solemnly at age review and own their baptis-
Q. 52. Whether the universal church consist only of particu-
them to himself, or the church first congregate themselves
semblies than one ; or must needs meet all in one place ? 372
ment or any new church-officers may lawfully be invented
power may be given or deputed to a layman, or to one of
power'in foro interiore et exteriore,' rightly used ?...... 400
gistrate only hath the external government of the church,
sary to the admittance of a member into the universal or
church who liveth so far from it, as to be incapable of
by the pastor or people, which way shall he have remedy? 406
faults of the pastor in God's worship, or of the church ?