Downame - Houston-Packer Collection BT70 .D75 1628z

TheChiefe Points Sufferings, all that areofthe Church ofGods Elea, Mc doth regenerate, by the Power ofhis Refurre6fion. The Day of his Rifing, which was the 6rfi Day of the Creation , is ( for an euerlaf ing Remembrance of that Benefit) come in place of the Sabbath, and called the Lot ds Day; beginning when he arofe, and began to renew the World. Regeneration, is our fpirittaall incorporating into Chritt, euery Member in his dueproportion; whereby being one with him, through him with God , and lais Spirit ours, we become Gods children by adoption. Of a regenerate e(iate there be two Degrees, as it were twoAges, Infancie, andMans egate. Infancie, which is during this Life, by Faith and therefore by meanes of the Word , and imperfectly felled vp in our owne inward affurance of theSpirit, not in the Worlds difcerning of it; and growing ac- cording as our Faithdoth grow: And this is called the StateorKingdome of Grace. Mans eJlate, which is after this Life, by Sight, and therefore immediatly by Chri(is Spirit, and in all Per- feertion: And that is called the State or Kingdotne of Glorie. CHAP. X. ofwifedome,Righteeafiref fe, S4rn Iifreatio,,, andRedemption. THe Spirit of"Chriftbeing ours , confequentlydoth faue vs, from our finfull and curled elate to enjoy 011 the Good that is inhim. It flandeth in Illumination, and Ius4?f/cation, and from thtnce comming) Sewilification, and Redena- tion. Illxli- .