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COVENANTING CONFERS OBLIGATION.

Covenanting confers obligation by Social Covenanting entails obliga-

the authority of God,

181 tion on the society till the end

Personal and social on the Cove- of the covenant be attained

nanting parties,

182 Because Social Covenanting,

Such are represented as bound-

approved in Scripture,
are said to be joined to the

conferred obligation, 196
Lord-to take hold of his

Because the ends of such cove-

covenant-nto cleave to him, 183

nants may not be attained

God enjoins obedience as the fulfil-

during the lives of those

ment of Covenant duties, 184

who entered into them, 197

--that the vow be paid, 186 Because the people of God
Difficulty considered,

187

view themselves bound by

He threatens those who keep not

anterior engagements of

his covenant,

187

his Church,

198

Social Covenanting entails obliga- Because the Lord himself

tion on the society till the end

views his Church as bound

of the covenant be attained, 189

by these,

i99

Because by it, Covenants are Covenanting entails' obliga-

made in the name of pos-

tion even on the unbeliever

terity,

189

who vows and swears,

201

Because the Church is one in

Even those in the Church who
190

do not formally Covenant

Because of the Church's social

are under obligation, 203

character,

192 A minority in a church or

Every adult member of the

nation are bound by Cove-

Church engaged to its privi.

nant engagements, though

leges and duties,

193

the others cast them off, 204

Children of church members

Covenanting does not impli-

are members of the Church,

cate conscience,

205

and therefore under obliga-

That men are bound by pre-

tion,

193

vious engagements is no rea.

The privileges enjoyed by

son why they should not

children show them to be

Covenant,

207

under obligation,

194

CHAPTER VI.

COVENANTING PROVIDED FOR IN THE EVERLASTING COVENANT. :

SECTION I.

In that, the promises accepted

In regard to sinners, the exercise

in Covenanting made to the

provided for in the Covenant of

Surety,

212

Redemption, .

210 The people of God Covenani on

That covenant considered, 210 the ground of the righteousness

In that, Christ represented the of Christ-the condition of that

elect,

211 Covenant,

214

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COVENANTING ADAPTED TO THE MORAL CONSTITUTION OF MAN.

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Design of the gracious grant of The Sabbath-

Covenant signs and seals, 320 has afforded calls for engaging

SIGNS.

in the practice of vowing to

The Rainbow,

321 God,

334

a sign that the benefits of God's affords provision for the obser-

Covenant should be conferred, 321 vance of every religious ser-
explicitly referred to in Scrip-

vice,

334

ture as a sign,

322 kept, to the attainment of the

presented before the prophet most varied and extensive

Ezekiel in vision, at his en-

good,

336

trance upon an important The Priesthood-

mission,

324 a people in Covenant with God,"336

displayed in vision introducing what among the Israelites, 337
prophetic part of the book of a living sign,

338

Revelation,

325 a sign, as set apart to wait on

presented in vision which exhi-

the ordinances of grace, 339
bited the two Witnesses who Term, a denomination of God's
should prophesy in sackcloth, 326 Covenant people,

339

encouraging sign, ·

327 Those faithful to the Covenant of

Circumcision-

the priesthood approved, and the

instituted,

327 desecrators thereof condemned, 340

introductory to other privileges, 328 The priesthood recognised in all
enjoined under greatest penalty, 329 ages,

341

seal of Covenant,

330 Difficulty in reference to priest-

Baptism-

hood under the law made with.

under New Testament dispensa- out an oath considered and ob-

tion, what circumcision was viated,

342

under the former,

330 The

priesthood dependent on the

The Sabbath-

priesthood of Christ,

344

instituted from the beginning, 333 The New Heart-

observed to the enjoyment of all being a New Covenant blessing,

religious privileges,

333 is a New Covenant sign,

345

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