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ADDRESSED TO THE
PEOPLE OF HIS CHARGE.
BY JESSE FONDA, A. M.
"Nihil sine, nihil contra, nihil præter, nihil ultra, divinam scripturam, admittendum."
THE NEW YORK
ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN, FOUNDATIONS, 1906
Southern District of New-York, ss.
BE IT of America, JESSE FONDA, of the said district, hath deposited der, in the 48th year of the independence of the United States in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit:
Familiar Letters on Sacraments, addressed to the people of his charge. By Jesse Fonda, A. M. With an appendix. Nihil sine, nihil contra, nihil præter, nihil ultra, divinam scriptu
to the Act of Congress of the United States, en
titled "An Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securproprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned." ing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and And also to an Act, entitled " an Act, supplementary to an act, 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 time therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."
Clerk of the Southern District of New-York:
Introductory remarks-Importance of the proposed discussion
-What may be asserted ought to be compared with Scrip-
ture-and the truth is to be received in the love of it. P.4
The term 66 sacrament"-Nature of sacraments in general-
Sacraments of the Old Testament-Circumcision and the
Baptism and the Lord's Supper have taken the place of Cir-
cumcision and the Passover-and are to be observed as
The Abrahamic Covenant-a particular exhibition of the
covenant of grace-Requires holiness of heart and prac-
tice-Organization of the visible church-The one seal of
The right of infants to baptism proved, from the covenan
made with Abraham-Their capacity to partake of spiritual
blessings-The practice of the Apostles, and the history of
The question' Whose children have a right to the ordinance.
Importance and advantages of baptism. P. 151.
The subject relating to infant baptism pressed upon the con-
sciences of parents-Certain questions proposed for their
consideration-Short addresses to professors, and church
Sacrament of the Supper, instituted by Christ-Command to
observe it binding on all in gospel countries, who have
come to years of understanding-especially on baptized