Fuller, Samuel. LOUTRON; or, Water Baptism. A Series of Discourses on its Mode, Subjects, Advantages and Conditions
Fuller, Samuel. LOUTRON; or, Water Baptism. A Series of Discourses on its Mode, Subjects, Advantages and Conditions

Fuller, Samuel. LOUTRON; or, Water Baptism. A Series of Discourses on its Mode, Subjects, Advantages and Conditions

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Fuller, Samuel. LOUTRON; or, Water Baptism. A Series of Discourses on its Mode, Subjects, Advantages and Conditions. New York: Daniel Dana, Jr., 1858. First Edition.

Black publisher's cloth stamped in blind, faint gilt titles to spine, 4 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches, spine ends slightly frayed, lacks the front free (peach) end paper. Contemporary private bookplate of Rev. Delou Burke. 139 clean pp., tight. Good. Hardcover.  [5271] 

By the Rev. Samuel Fuller, D.D., Rector of Christ Church, Andover, Massachusetts.

Contents:

I. The mode of baptism --

the Greek of the New Testament a peculiar dialect --

immersing, in the sense of plunging the whole body in water, cannot be proved from the New Testament --

this is shown by a careful examination of the root of the baptism words --


II. The mode of baptism --

The meaning of baptize and baptism in the New Testament --


III. The mode of baptism --

Examination of the New Testament expressions, "much water," "buried with Christ in baptism," "going down into the water," and "coming up out of the water," --

evidence that pouring was the original mode of Christian baptism --


IV. Subjects of baptism --

infant church --

membership proved from the divine constitution of the family, the state, and the church --


V. The subjects of baptism --

the command of our Lord to suffer little children to come to him; and the command of his apostles, St. Peter, to baptize children --


VI. The advantages of infant baptism --

causes of the neglect of infant baptism --

the Abrahamic covenant perpetually existing and efficacious --


VII. Advantages of infant baptist --

admission into Christ's church and regeneration --


VIII. The conditions of baptism --

the nature of the salvation in the church --

a good conscience --

the answer of a good conscience --

baptismal questions and answers --

repentance --

faith --

obedience