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Author: Downame, John, d. 1652.
Title: The Christian warfare wherein is first generally shewed the malice, power and politike stratagems of the spirituall ennemies of our saluation, Sathan and his assistants the world and the flesh, with the meanes also whereby the Christian may vvithstand and defeate them : and afterwards more speciallie their particvlar temptatiions, against the seuerall causes and meanes of our saluation, whereby on the one side they allure vs to security and presumption, and on the other side, draw vs to doubting and desperation, are expressed and answered : written especially for their sakes who are exercised in the spirituall conflict of temptations, and are afflicted in conscience in the sight and sense of their sinnes / by I. Dovvname ...
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2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The Christian warfare wherein is first generally shewed the malice, power and politike stratagems of the spirituall ennemies of our saluation, Sathan and his assistants the world and the flesh, with the meanes also whereby the Christian may vvithstand and defeate them : and afterwards more speciallie their particvlar temptatiions, against the seuerall causes and meanes of our saluation, whereby on the one side they allure vs to security and presumption, and on the other side, draw vs to doubting and desperation, are expressed and answered : written especially for their sakes who are exercised in the spirituall conflict of temptations, and are afflicted in conscience in the sight and sense of their sinnes / by I. Dovvname ...
Downame, John, d. 1652.

At London: [I]mprinted by Felix Kyngston, for Cuthbert Burby, and are to be sold at his shop in Paules Church-yard at the signe of the Swan, 1604.
Notes:
Marginal notes.
Errata: p. [1] at end.
Signatures: [par.]4 A8(-A2-A3) B-2V8 2X2.
Errors in paging: page numbers 271-272 repeated in the numbering; page numbers 367-370 skipped in the numbering.
Imperfect: stained, with slight loss of print; signatures A2-A3 lacking; beginning-p. 7 from defective Harvard, University Library copy bound at end.
Reproduction of original in the British Library.
Subject terms:
Puritans -- Doctrines.
Christian life.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A20752.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE GODLY, ZEALOVS, AND SIN∣CERE PROFESSORS OF GODS TRVE RELIGION, SIR IOHN SCOT, Sir THOMAS SMITH, and their Ladies; Maister RO∣BERT CHAMBERLAINE Esquire, and Mistris ANNE CHAMBERLAINE his wife, his welbeloued and most respected friends: I. D. wisheth the fruiti∣on of all the true comforts of this life, and eternall happinesse in the life to come.
THE CONTENTS OF THIS BOOKE.
THE CHIEFE POINTS HANDLED in the first Booke.
THE CHIEFE POINTS HANDLED in the second Booke.
THE CONTENTS OF THE third Booke.
THE FIRST BOOKE INTREATING OF THE POWER and policies of our spirituall enemies, and of the meanes how we may withstand the one and defeate the other.
CHAP. I. That all the godly are assaulted with the spirituall enemies of their saluation.
CHAP. II. Why God suffereth his seruants to be exercised in the spirituall conflict of tentations.
CHAP. III. Arguments whereby we may be encouraged to enter into this spirituall conflict.
CHAP. IIII. Of the malice of our spirituall enemie Sathan.
CHAP. V. Of the strength of our spirituall enemie Sathan.
CHAP. VI. Of Sathans aides: and first of the world.
CHAP. VII. Of the flesh, and the strength thereof.
CHAP. VIII. Of Sathans policie.
CHAP. IX. Of the spirituall armour described, Eph. 6.
CHAP. X. Of the particular parts of the Christian armour: and first of the girdle of veritie.
CHAP. XI. Of the breast-plate of righteousnes, and Gospell of peace.
CHAP. XII. Of the preparation of the Gospell of peace.
CHAP. XIII. Of the shield of faith.
CHAP. XIIII. Of the helmet of saluation.
CHAP. XV. Of the sword of the spirit.
CHAP. XVI. Of Prayer.
CHAP. XVII. Of Sathans stratagems.
CHAP. XVIII. How Sathan fitteth his temptations to our state and conditions.
CHAP. XIX. How Sathan allureth vs into sinne by degrees, and draweth vs from one extreme to another.
CHAP. XX. Of three other stratagems which Sathan vseth.
CHAP. XXI. Of the manner of Sathans fight.
CHAP. XXII. Of the generall meanes whereby we may be inabled to with∣stand our spirituall enemies.
CHAP. XXIII. How the christian being foyled by Sathans temptations may be raised againe.
THE SECOND BOOKE, INTREATING OF SATHANS speciall and particular temptations, which he suggesteth against the seuerall causes of our sal∣uation; and of the answers whereby they are to be refuted and repelled.
CHAP. I. Answeres to those temptations of Sathan, whereby he perswa∣deth carnall men of Gods loue.
CHAP. II. That our sinnes and vnworthinesse should not make vs doubt of Gods loue.
CHAP. III. That temporall afflictions are rather signes of Gods loue, than of his hatred.
CHAP. IIII. Of Gods election, the causes, subiect, obiect, and properties thereof.
CHAP. V. Sathans temptations concerning Gods election answered, and first those wherewith he assaulteth carnall worldlings.
CHAP. VI. Sathans temptations whereby he moueth the weake Christian to doubt of his election, answered.
CHAP. VII. That we may be assured of our election, prooued by diuers argu∣ments.
CHAP. VIII. The last argument grounded vpon the testimo∣nie of Gods spirit.
CHAP. IX. Of the meanes whereby we may be assured of our election.
CHAP. X. Of the signes and infallible notes of our election.
CHAP. XI. The obiections alleadged against the assurance of our election, answered.
CHAP. XII. The reasons alledged against the assurance ofour saluation, answered.
CHAP. XIII. Of our Redemption.
CHAP. XIIII. Sathans temptations concerning our redemption, wherewith he moueth the worldling to presumption, answered.
CHAP. XV. That all who are redeemed are also sanctified.
CHAP. XVI. Of those temptations which Sathan vseth against the faithfull concerning their redemption.
CHAP. XVII. Of our Vocation.
CHAP. XVIII. Sathans temptations whereby he seeketh to make our calling vn∣effectuall, answered.
CHAP. XIX. Sathans temptation, whereby hee perswadeth men that the Scriptures are not Gods word, answered.
CHAP. XX. Other reasons to proue that the Scriptures were indited by Gods spirit, taken from the Scriptures themselues.
CHAP. XXI. That the testimony of Gods spirit, doth onely perswade vs, that the Scriptures are the word of God.
CHAP. XXII. Sathans temptations suggested against the translations of holy Scriptures answered.
CHAP. XXIII. Sathans temptations taken from the euill liues of the Ministers, answered.
CHAP. XXIIII. Sathans temptations taken from sundrie opinions, sects, and reli∣gions, answered.
CHAP. XXV. Sathans temptations taken from our vnworthinesse and vnfitnesse to heare, answered.
CHAP. XXVI. How wee must arme our selues against Sathans temptations, whereby he laboureth to make the word of God fruitlesse.
CHAP. XXVII. Sathans tentations whereby he perswadeth men to delay their repentance answered.
CHAP. XXVIII. Of the fourth motiue taken from difficultie of repenting, cau∣sed by delayes.
CHAP. XXIX. Of the fift Motiue which is that our delay will bringe more sorrowe or vtter destruction.
CHAP. XXX. Two letts which hinder worldlings from speedy repentance re∣mooued.
CHAP. XXXI. Sathans tentations mouing men to rest in a counterfait repen∣tance, answered.
CHAP. XXXII. Of Sathan tentations which he vseth against those which are called, to bring them to despaire.
CHAP. XXXIII. Of the second Argument grounded vpon Gods iustice.
CHAP. XXXIIII. Of the third Argument grounded vpon Gods truth.
CHAP. XXXV. Of other arguments drawne from the persons in the Trinity.
CHAP. XXXVI. Other reasons to perswade the weake Christian of the remission of his sinnes.
CHAP. XXXVII. How we may know whether we be effectually called or no.
CHAP. XXXVIII. Sathans tentations obiecting to the weake christian vnrepen∣tancie and hardnesse of heart answered.
CHAP. XXXIX. Of that hardnesse of heart which is ioyned with sense and fee∣ling thereof.
CHAP. XL. Consolations for such as bewayle their hardnesse of hart and wants in prayer.
CHAP. XLI. How the weake Christian may bee assured that his repen∣tance is true and vnfained.
CHAP. XLII. How we may proue against Sathans tentations that wee haue true faith.
CHAP. XLIII. Sathans tentations grounded vpon our want of sense and fee∣ling of faith, answered.
CHAP. XLIIII. How the weake Christian is to comfort himselfe, when he is depriued of the sense of faith, and sensibly feeleth the contra∣ry corruptions.
CHAP. XLV. Of the meanes whereby our faith may be strengthened and in∣creased.
CHAP. XLVI. Sathans tentations concerning smalnesse, and weaknesse of faith answered.
CHAP. XLVII. Other tentations concerning faith answered.
CHAP. XLVIII. Of our iustification.
CHAP. XLIX. That we are not iustified by our workes and merites.
CHAP. L. That faith alone iustifieth.
CHAP. LI. Sathans temptations mouing the weake Christian to doubt of his iustification, answered.
THE THIRD BOOKE INTREATING OF SANCTIFI∣CATION AND PERSEVERANCE, as also of Sathans temptations which he suggesteth against them both, and of such answeres where∣with the Christian may refute and repell them.
CHAP. I. Of Sanctification, and the causes thereof.
CHAP. II. Of the effects, subiect, obiect, and time of our sanctification.
CHAP. III. Of the parts of Sanctification.
CHAP. IIII. Sathans temptations, whereby he laboureth to intice vs to commit sinne, answered.
CHAP. V. Of the second sort of preseruatiues to keepe vs from sinne.
CHAP. VI. Of some speciall meanes whereby we may be preserued from falling into sinne.
CHAP. VII. That in the most sanctified, remaine some reliques of sinne, and the causes thereof.
CHAP. VIII. Sathans temptations drawne from our slow progresse in sancti∣fication, answered.
CHAP. IX. Sathans temptations whereby he aggrauateth our sinnes in generall, answered.
CHAP. X. Sathans temptations taken from particular sinnes into which we haue fallen answered.
CHAP. XI. Sathans temptations perswading the christian that he hath sinned against the holy Ghost, answered.
CHAP. XII. Arguments to proue the certaintie of our perseuerance groun∣ded vpon Gods will and immutabilitie.
CHAP. XIII. Of the fourth and fifth reason to proue the certaintie of our perseuerance, grounded vpon Gods power and truth.
CHAP. XIIII. Of eight other reasons which proue the certain∣tie of our perseuerance.
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