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Flavel’s Exposition Quote Q&A 97

Tweet Of the Duties of Communicants (self-examination for Lord’s Supper) But if upon Examination we are in Doubts about our Faith and Sincerity, must we forbear? A. If our Doubts arise from Weakness, and not the total Want of Grace, such Doubts should not hinder...

Flavel’s Exposition Quote Q&A 96

Tweet Of the Lord’s Supper What is the first Argument by which Protestants confute the Popish Doctrine of Transubstantiation? [the doctrine that the bread and wine are changed physically into the body and blood of Christ] A. The first Argument against it, is...

Flavel’s Exposition Quote Q&A 95

Tweet Of the Subjects of Baptism Interesting that Flavel answers many of the same objections people are still making today to the baptism of infants.  First he sets out positively that the sign of the covenant of grace was given to infants in the Old Testament...

Flavel’s Exposition Quote Q&A 94

Tweet Of Baptism Flavel compares the water of baptism with the blood of Christ: It resembles it in the Necessity of it; for as the Body cannot live without Water, so neither can the Soul without Christ’s Blood, Heb 9:23 It was therefore necessary, that Pattern...

Flavel’s Exposition Quote Q&A 93

Tweet Of the number of the Sacraments It is interesting to see Flavel say this concerning anointing the sick with oil: “Which are neither Sacramental Rites, nor of ordinary standing Use in the Church, but extraordinary and temporary for that Age.” Flavel...

Flavel’s Exposition Quote Q&A 92

Tweet Of the Sacraments What is the main Use and End of Sacraments? A. It is to ratify and confirm God’s Covenant with Believers, Rom 4:21 And he received the Sign of Circumcision, a Seal of the Righteousness of the Faith, that he had yet being uncircumcised,...
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