|Author:||Rodes, Francis, Sir, ca. 1595-1646.|
|Title:||Life after death. Containing many religious instructions and godly exhortations, for all those that meane to liue holy, and dye blessedly. With the manner of disposing ones selfe to God, before, and at the time of his departure out of this world. With many prayers for the same purpose By Francis Rodes.|
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Life after death. Containing many religious instructions and godly exhortations, for all those that meane to liue holy, and dye blessedly. With the manner of disposing ones selfe to God, before, and at the time of his departure out of this world. With many prayers for the same purpose By Francis Rodes.
Rodes, Francis, Sir, ca. 1595-1646.
London: Printed [by G. Purslowe] for Thomas Dewe, in St. Dunstanes Churchyard in Fleetstreet, 1622.
Printer's name from STC.
Pages 207-08 repeated in number only; text continuous despite pagination.
Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library.
Death -- Religious aspects -- Early works to 1800.
To the Reader.
A Table of the chiefe points contained in this Treatise.
A TREATISE OF LIFE AND DEATH.
CHAP. 2. To learne to die well, ought to be the chiefe study and labour of our life.
CHAP. 3. Why men doe seldome enter into a serious remem∣brance of their end.
CHAP. 4. The necessitie of our dayly meditating vpon Death.
CHAP. 5. Necessary obseruations in our meditation of Death.
CHAP. 6. Against the feare of Death.
CHAP. 7. How to carry our selues con∣cerning Death.
CHAP. 8. This life is but a prison, a pilgrimage, a warfare, and as a voyage vpon a tempestuous Sea.
CHAP. 9. The vulgar remedy against Death.
CHAP. 10. Grieuances and excuses of fearfull men to couer and colour their complaints of Death.
CHAP. 10. How we may desire Death.
CHAP. 12. The miserable state and con∣dition of this present life.
CHAP. 13. Against the loue of the world, which is the second cause that lets vs from dying willingly.
CHAP. 14. 14 Against procrastina∣tion.
CHAP. 15. Against mistrust in Gods mercy.
CHAP. 16. The promises of God to sin∣ners that repent, are ma∣nifold, absolute, and vni∣uersall.
CHAP. 17. How one should demeane himselfe, when sicknesse beginneth.
CHAP. 18. The disposing of blessings temporall.
CHAP. 19. It is necessary for the sicke, after an orderly dispo∣sing of his worldly goods, and leauing all worldly thoughts, to apply his mind to Prayer and god∣ly Meditations.
CHAP. 20. To visit the sicke, is a high worke of mercy.
CHAP. 21. A Prayer at the first visi∣ting of the Sicke.
CHAP. 22. A confession to bee vsed of the sicke by himselfe.
CHAP. 23. A Prayer by the sick party a∣gainst the feare of death.
CHAP. 24. A Prayer for the sicke.
CHAP. 25. A forme of leauing the sicke to Gods protection.
CHAP. 26. The manner of commending the sicke, into the hands of God, at the houre of Death.
CHAP. 27. A Prayer for the sick, at his departing out of this life.
CHAP. 28. The blessing of the sicke, when hee is giuing vp the Ghost.
CHAP. 29. A Prayer to bee vsed by the assembly, after the sicke mans departure.
CHAP. 30. Consolation against immode∣rate griefe for the losse of friends.
CHAP. 31. The custome of Funerals.