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  Pilgrim Platform - The story of the sabotage of the Congregational churches through the Half-Way Covenant
The Half-Way Covenant was an attempt by New England Puritans to confront a...
HALF-WAY COVENANT [Half-Way Covenant] a doctrinal decision of the Congregational...
The Halfway Covenant attempted to reduce the qualifications for baptism and membership in the church, and represents a significant downgrading of the purity of regenerate Congregationalism.
www.pilgrim-platform.org /halfway.htm   (1567 words)

 Timothy Edwards
His predecessor had favored what was known as the " halfway covenant," and under his ministry the Church had practically, though not formally, adopted it.
In 1767 he was appointed tutor at Princeton, where he remained for two years, till he became, in January 1769, pastor of the society at White Haven, Conn. Several members of his Church were advocates of the " halfway covenant," while tie, like his father, decidedly opposed it.
His pastorate was also disturbed by the reaction among the New England Churches that followed the extravagances that accompanied the "great awakening" of 1740'2, and by the demoralizing influences of the Revolutionary war.
www.famousamericans.net /timothyedwards   (4269 words)

 Baha'i Faith - Baha'is Under the Provisions of the Covenant - BUPC
Here God makes an everlasting covenant that the kings descended from David will continue as long as there is life on this planet.
Of course, Abraham's son Ishmael has a crucial in the plan of God, as He is to father a great nation with twelve princes--the divine middle nation of Islam--in which Muhammad and the 12 Imams bear witness to the coming Kingdom of God upon the throne of David.
This example Ali set established the truth of Islam's role in the plan of God and caused the Muslim community as a whole to have immense respect for the Davidic covenant represented on earth in the exilarchs.
www.bupc.org /islam.html   (12102 words)

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