What was the meaning of Edwards' quote on page 62? prosperous colonies are evident
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Three church groups came out of the Elizabethan Era that had great affect on the English colonies
Separatists: Pilgrims / Mayflower / Massachusetts
Puritans: Settled Massachusetts in large numbers
Anglicans: Settled in middle colonies
Look at p64. What was the Puritan theology
Puritans believed that good works was a natural result of salvation. Is this what we believe today? Let's look at
Romans 12 Living Sacrifices to God1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.
Puritans agreed that Christian dedication was simply the "reasonable service" of one who had received the "mercies of God." What do you believe?
Eventually descendents of the Puritans lost sight of the covenant and became luke warm.
There was no separation of church and state. In order to be a citizen, buy property, obtain a license you had to be a church member.
So, they passed a law:
Half-way covenant descendants of church members could be on the church rolls with out being saved.
Watch Massachusetts Witch Trials of 1690 video 5 min
Read: The Truth About the Salem Witch Trials p 67
What did the young girls claim? hysterical fits were caused by witches in the village
Why did 40 some confess? to escape the noose
What evidence was brought before the court to condem the accused? hearsay or spectral evidence
1. Ever since spectral evidence cannot be the only evidence brought into court to condem someone.
2. Last trial under English Law, now a person is innocent until proven guilty
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