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An Anabaptist on baptism and the supper

Posted by on Sep 11, 2006 in books, church history, ordinances/sacraments | Comments Off on An Anabaptist on baptism and the supper

This is from “The Church of God” by Dietrich Philips, c. 1560:

The two tokens [baptism and the Supper] are left us by the Lord that they might admonish us to a godly walk (Col 2:6; Rom 16:18), to a mortification of the flesh, to a burial of sin, to a resurrection into the new life, to thanksgiving for the great benefits which have been given us by God, and to the renewing and confirming of brotherly love, unity, and fellowship (Matt 26:26; Mark 14:23; Luke 22:20; 1 Cor 10:17; 11:25).