Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Child of God (A),

 Child,Child of the Cord. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Child of God (A),
in the Anglican and Catholic Church, means one who has been baptised; others consider the phrase to mean one converted by special grace and adopted into the holy family of God’s Church.   1
        “In my baptism, wherein I was made a member of Christ, the child of God, and an inheritor of the Kingdom of Heaven.”—Church Catechism.

 Child,Child of the Cord. 


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