Robert Riccaltoun on God’s clothing of Adam and Eve

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... But if we suppose, what indeed must be admitted, that God revealed to them his grant of eternal life, and the conduct required on their part; which is what our translators call making a covenant; of which solemnity a sacrifice was an absolutely necessary part, as is clear from the case of Noah, Abraham, and the Israelites, not to mention the more private and particular ones; then covering their nakedness with the skins of the sacrifice, was a fair emblem and representation of that covering for sin which God had provided for them, and all who would be prevailed with to renounce their fig-leaf coverings, and put on the Lord Jesus.

It was on this great foundation that the constitution of grace, and the grant of eternal life, were then established, and ever since have stood. Nor is it conceivable how the butchering of beats, shedding their blood, and formally burning their flesh in a fire prepared for the purpose, could ever have been set up as a piece of divine worship, on any lower authority than that of God; ...

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