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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,...

Flavel’s Exposition Quote Q&A 91

Tweet Of Sacraments as Means of Salvation How doth the Word and Sacraments differ as Means of Salvation? A. The Word is appointed to be the first Means of begetting Faith; 1 Cor 3:5 Who then is Paul? or who is Apollo? but Ministers by whom ye believed, &c....
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