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Author: Nichols, Josias, 1555?-1639.
Title: An order of houshold instruction by which euery master of a familie, may easily and in short space, make his whole houshold to vnderstand the principall and chiefe points of Christian religion, without the knowledge whereof, no man can be saued.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: An order of houshold instruction by which euery master of a familie, may easily and in short space, make his whole houshold to vnderstand the principall and chiefe points of Christian religion, without the knowledge whereof, no man can be saued.
Nichols, Josias, 1555?-1639.

At London: Printed by the VVidowe Orwin, for Thomas Man, dwelling in Pater-noster row, at the signe of the Talbot, 1595.
Notes:
Dedication signed: Iosias Nichols.
Signatures: A-G8 H4.
Imperfect: faded and torn, with some loss of print.
Reproduction of original in the St. John's College (University of Cambridge). Library.
Subject terms:
Church of England -- Catechisms.
Catechisms, English.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A08202.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, THE LORD ROBERT DEVOREVX, Earle of Essex and Ewe, Vicount Hereford, and Bourchier, Lord Ferrers and Chartly, Lord Bourchier, and Louaine, Knight of the noble Order of the Garter, Master of her Maie∣sties Horse, and one of her Maiesties most Honorable priuie Coun∣cell: grace and peace be multiplied.
To all gouernours of Fami∣lies, grace and peace, &c.
The Booke to the House∣holder.
An order of houshold in∣struction, by which euery master of a familie, may easilie and in short space, make his whole houshold vnderstand the principall and chiefe poyntes of Christian religion: without the knowledge whereof no man can be saued.
The first booke.
CAP. 1. The first order of instruction.
CAP. 2. The second order of instruction, for the o∣pening of the vnderstanding.
The Catechisme for the se∣cond order.
CAP. 3. The third order of teaching.
The first Catechisme for confirma∣tion of knowledge, is drawne out of this text or place of Scrip∣ture.
The interpretation or meaning.
The poynts of doctrine.
CAP. 4. The second Catechisme for confirmation.
The Text.
The Interpretation.
The doctrines.
CAP. 5. The third Catechisme for confirmation in knowledge.
The place of Scripture.
The Interpretation.
The Doctrine.
CAP. 6. The fourth Catechisme, for confirmation of knowledge.
The place of holy Scripture.
The Interpretation.
The Doctrine.
CAP. 7.
The fift Catechisme for cleerenes of vnder∣standing.
The interpretation.
The Doctrine or Catechisme.
CAP. 8. The sixt Catechisme, for increase of vnder∣standing.
The place of Scripture.
The Interpretation.
The doctrines.
Comforts out of this doctrine.
Comforts by the consideration of the persons.
Comfort by the meditation of the things.
The errors and heresies contrarie to the good doctrine.
CAP. 9. The seuenth Catechisme, for establishing of iudgement.
The first Text.
The second Text.
The Interpretation.
The Doctrine of the Catechisme.
CAP. 10. The fourth order of Catechisme.
The eyght Catechisme for helpe of the housholder.
The interpretation or ladder.
The second booke, containing the last order of instruction.
The last Catechisme, containing the summe of the doctrine of Christ: by many places of Scripture.
CAP. 1. Of the doctrine of Christ. What.
CAP. 2. Of the nature of God.
CAP. 3. Of the actions of God. Gods decree.
CAP. 4. Of the execution of Gods decree.
CAP. 5. Of the creation.
CAP. 6. Gouernment before the fall.
CAP. 7. The fall of man.
CAP. 8. Gouernment after the fall: The restoring of man: The two couenants.
CAP. 9. Of the first couenant, which is of workes, and the true force and perpetuall vse of the law.
CAP. 10. Of the couenant of mercie, and the medi∣ator thereof.
CAP. 11. Of the Priesthoode of Christ.
CAP. 12. Of the Kingdome of Christ, and namely be∣fore, and vntill the last iudgement.
CAP. 13. Of the seales of the couenant or Sacraments.
CAP. 14. Of the last iudgement.
A short and plaine opening of the tenne Com∣mandements.
A briefe and easie opening of the sense of the Lords prayer, which pertaineth to the second Commandement, and is to be learned after the tenne Commandements.
The conclusion of the last order.