The half-way covenant. A dialogue. by Joseph Bellamy

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  • Covenants (Church polity),
  • Baptism

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Other titlesDialogue between a minister and his parishioner
StatementBy Joseph Bellamy, D.D. ; [Four lines of Scripture texts]
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 11172
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18192087M

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