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GUIDE TO THE CHURCH;
TO WHICH ARE ADDED,
TO THOSE MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH
WHO OCCASIONALLY FREQUENT OTHER
TO THE CLERGY.
A new Introductory Preface to the Reader.
REV. CHARLES DAUBENY,
ARCHDEACON OF SARUM
"There shall be no Schifm in the Body." 1. Cor. xii. 25.
F. C. AND J. RIVINGTON, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD, LONDON;
BY R. CRUTTWELL, BATH.
On the Nature, Defign, and Conflitution of the Chriftian
Church, confidered as a vifible Society -
On the Reafons generally advanced to justify a Separation from
the Church; and first, on the fuppofed fpiritual Qualification
On the Plea advanced by Separatists from the Church, that the
On the Sacrament of Baptifm, confidered as furnifbing a
Plea for Separation from the Church
On the Right of Private Judgment in Religious Matters
On the Advantages attendant upou a confcientious Communion
with the Church; together with the Difadvantages confe-
quent upon a wilful Separation from it
POSTSCRIPT to thofe Members of the Church, who occafionally
frequent other Places of Public Worship
TO THE READER.
HE following Discourses were originally defigned for private circulation in a particular parish. Being written for that purpose, their accommodation to the existing state of that parish constituted of course the principal object in view. Should therefore fome parts of the fubject be more dilated, than may be thought neceffary for general informa tion; or fome circumftances noticed which might have been omitted; the candid reader will, it is hoped, make allowance for what on these accounts may be an unwelcome trespass upon his time. Thus much may be proper to fay in behalf of the Discourses before him.
As an excufe, if excufe be neceffary, for the alteration of my plan in giving them to the public, I have to plead, that upon their revifal for the prefs, they were judged to convey fome information applicable to the general circumftances of Chriftians in this