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DISCOURSE

ON

THE PROPER SUBJECTS

OF

CHRISTIAN BAPTISM.

BY SAMUEL ARNOLD,
Author of two Discourses on the Mode of Baptism.

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Now I say, that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the
truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers. Rom. xv.

Circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith. Rom. iv. 11.

For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice
in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh. Philip. iii. 3.

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BOSTON:
PUBLISHED BY PEIRCE AND WILLIAMS,

· No. 20, Market street.

1829.

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DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, to wit:

DISTRICT CLERK'S OFFICE. Be it remembered, that on the fourteenth day of May, A. D. 1829, in the fifty-third year of the Independence of the United States of America, PEIRCE & WILLIAMS, of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as Proprietors, in the words following, to wit :

“ A Discourse on the Proper Subjects of Christian Baptism. By Samuel Arnold, author of two discourses on the mode of Baptism.

“Now I say, that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers. Rom. xv. 8.

“Circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith. Rom. iv. 11.

“For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh. Philip. iii. 3."

In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned ;" and also to an Act entitled “ An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled an Act for the encouragement of learn. ing, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned ; and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching, historical and other prints."

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HAVING heard a discourse of the Rey. SAMUEL ARNOLD on the proper subjects of Christian Baptism, we regard it as scriptural, and well adapted to promote the salvation of both parents and children, and wish it may have an extensive circulation in the community.

LYMAN BEECHER.
WARREN FAY.
JUSTIN EDWARDS.
B. B. WISNER.

SAMUEL GREEN.
Boston, OCTOBER 20, 1828.

THE DEERFIELD AssociaTION, having heard the above mentioned Discourse, regard it as a valuable treatise, and cordially join in recommending it to the patronage of the churches, and to parents generally

FRANCIS NORWOOD, Moderator.

JOHN M. PUTNAM, Scribe. LOUDON, JANUARY 14, 1829.

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