|Author:||Peârez, Juan, d. 1567.|
|Title:||An excelent comfort to all Christians, against all kinde of calamities no lesse comfortable, then pleasant, pithy, and profitable: Compendiously compiled by Iohn Perez, a faithfull seruant of God, a Spaniard (in Spanish) and now translated into English by Iohn Daniel, of Clements Inne, with diuers addicions by him collected and therevnto annexed.|
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An excelent comfort to all Christians, against all kinde of calamities no lesse comfortable, then pleasant, pithy, and profitable: Compendiously compiled by Iohn Perez, a faithfull seruant of God, a Spaniard (in Spanish) and now translated into English by Iohn Daniel, of Clements Inne, with diuers addicions by him collected and therevnto annexed.
Peârez, Juan, d. 1567., Daniel, John,
At London: Printed by Thomas East, for William Norton: The .ix day of August, An. Do. 1576.
|Alternate titles:||Epistola para consolar a los fieles de Jesu Christo. English Epistola para consolar a los fieles de Jesu Christo.|
A translation, by John Daniel, of: Pérez, Juan. Epistola para consolar a los fieles de Jesu Christo.
Errata on A7v.
Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library.
Consolation -- Early works to 1800.
TO THE RIGHT reuerend Edmonde by the diuine grace of the deitie, Archbi∣shop of Canterburie, Primate of Eng∣lande, and Metrapolitane of the same: Grace and peace from God the father, and from our Lord Iesus &c.
❧To the Reader.
Faultes escaped in the printing.
The Argument of the Booke.
¶Of the wyll of God, an entry into the comfort, with a per∣swasion to know the will of God perfectly.
The first Chapter.
What we were before our being re∣duced to God. Cap. ii.
Of our blyndnesse in times past. The third Chapter.
Of the loue of God, and of our cal∣ling, and the cause thereof. The .iiii. Chapter.
Of the cause of our calling and redempcion. Cap. v.
Of our iustificacion, by the righ∣tuousnesse of God. &c. The .vi. Chapter.
Of an excelent comfort by the loue of God. Cap. vii.
Of the cause of Christes comming, and of the fruites of christians. The .viii. Chapter.
Of a great cause of comfort, by reason of the crosses of Christ. &c. Cap. ix.
Hovv that the estate of Iesus Christ is com∣mon to the faithful, & doth exhort vs to an excelent comforte. The x. Chapter.
Of the prouidence of God for them which are called. &c. The .xi. Chapter.
Of the propertie of persecutours with a perswasion to pa∣cience. &c. Cap. xii.
An excelent comfort to the afflicted. Cap. xiij.
Of gods exceding loue greatly to the comfort of his people. &c. The .xiiii. Chapter.
Of Purgatorie and the causes of calamitie. &c. Cap. xv.
A great comfort to the Christian, with a terrible threate to the vngodly and wicked. &c. Cap. xvi.
An Inuectiue against the vvicked, vvith a merueylous comfort to the god∣ly Christian, &c. Cap. xvij.
Of pacience and an exhortation there∣vnto, &c. Cap. xviii.
Hovve that good experience bringeth forth hope, & of a shadovv of certein perse∣cutions. Cap. xix.
A pure proofe vnto vs, that vve are belo∣ued of God in our greatest griefs &c. The xx. Chapter.
A persuasion to trust only in God, and to a∣voyd all vaine trust, had in any humain helpe. &c. The xx. Chapter.
Hovv vve ought to bee instructed in trueth and veritie, and to haue no confidence in mens traditions. The xxij. Chapter.
Vppon vvhat condition God receiueth vs, vvith an excelent comfort to the Christian. &c. The xxiij. Chapter.
An excelent kyndely and comfortable perswasion of the faythfull to re∣ioyce in any calamitie. &c. The .xxiiii. Chapter.
The maner of parte of the persecution in Spaine, vvith a comfort against the lyke. &c. The xxv. Chapter.
Of the true similitude of the true church. The xxvi. Chapter.
Of Predestination and of glorificati∣on thereby. &c. The xxvij. Chapter.
Of the mightie povver and exceeding loue of God. The xxviij. Chapter.
An excelent comfort against the feare of death, vvith a confutation of his povver. &c. The xxix. Chapter.
Of the cause that Christ did feare death, and hovve constant diuers martirs haue bene sithens in their martirdome &c. The xxx. Chapter.
Of the goodnesse of God in our de∣fence agaynst our persecu∣tors. &c. The xxxj. Chapter.
A meruailous comfort to those that are afflicted eyther by fyre or o∣thervvise. The xxxij. Chapter.
An entrie into the conclusion vvith many godly exortations. The xxxiii. Chapter.
Verie godly exhortations for all men that are afflicted, and also for those vvhich are in prosperitie. The xxxiiij. Chapter.
An end, vvith a true declaration vvhat the being shalbe in the end, as vvell of the faythfull as the reprobate. The xxxv. Chapter.
❧ A TABLE OF all the Chapters in this Booke.