|Author:||Maxwell, James, b. 1581.|
|Title:||Queene Elizabeths looking-glasse of grace and glory. Wherein may be seen the fortune of the faithfull: that is to say, the wrastling, victory, and reward, or the combat, conquest and crowne of Gods children. All cleerely represented according to Scripture, & illustrated by diuers notable examples of Gods seruants both men and vvomen: and likewise enterlaced with many memorable alligories & morallties: both pleasant and profitable to be read. By I.M. Master of Arts.|
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2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Queene Elizabeths looking-glasse of grace and glory. Wherein may be seen the fortune of the faithfull: that is to say, the wrastling, victory, and reward, or the combat, conquest and crowne of Gods children. All cleerely represented according to Scripture, & illustrated by diuers notable examples of Gods seruants both men and vvomen: and likewise enterlaced with many memorable alligories & morallties: both pleasant and profitable to be read. By I.M. Master of Arts.
Maxwell, James, b. 1581.
[London: Printed by E. Alde, for Ed. White dwelling nere the little north-dore of Paules, at the signe of the Gun, 1612]
|Alternate titles:||Looking-glasse of grace and glory.|
Dedication signed: Iames Maxwell.
Imprint from colophon.
Running title reads: The looking-glasse of grace and glory.
Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library.
Christian life -- Early works to 1800.
TO THE GREATEST HONOVR OF THE ME∣MORIE OF THE MOST ILLVSTRIOVS LADY OF SAMOTHEA, MARJE.
DAVGHTER AND ONELY HEIRE
TO THE EVERLIVING MEMORIE
TO THE MOST ILLVSTRI∣OVS LADY, AND RIGHT Graceful Princesse, the eldest & now only Daughter of our most gracious and Augustious Soueraigne, IAMES the CONCORDER, and of the most noble, excellent & worthy Princesse, Queene ANNE his wife, Madame ELISABETH Infanta of Al∣bion, all happi∣nesse.
THE Contents of this Booke.
The looking-glasse of grace and glory.
CAP. 1. That the Christian is called to hee Christs Seruant & Souldier from the Cradle and in the very spring time of youth.
CAP 2. Of the christians figh∣ting against the flesh and the lusts thereof.
CAP. 3. Of the christians figh∣ting against the world and the allurements of the same.
CAP. 4. Of the christians figh∣ting against the Deuill, and his subtill perswasions, and violent invasions.
CAP. 5. Of the first piece of the Christians spirituall armour, which is the girdle of verity, and of the meaning and vse thereof.
CAP. 6. Of the Breast-plate of Righteousnes.
CAP. 7. Of the Shoes of peace.
CAP. 8. Of the shield of faith.
CAP. 9. Of the helmet of Hope
CAP. 10. Of the Sword of Gods word.
CAP. 11. Of the Bowe & arrow of fasting and prayer.
CAP. 12. Of the putting on of the spirituall armour, & of the keeping on of it till the end, by perseuerance in fighting against sinne and inser∣uing of God.
CAP. 13. Of Gods ample rewar∣ding of such as fight against sin valiamly, and continue in his seruice constantly vnto the end.