|Author:||Allix, Pierre, 1641-1717.|
|Title:||A preparation for the Lord's Supper to which are added Maxims of true Christianity / written originally in French, by P. Allix ; Englished by P. Lorrain.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
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A preparation for the Lord's Supper to which are added Maxims of true Christianity / written originally in French, by P. Allix ; Englished by P. Lorrain.
Allix, Pierre, 1641-1717., Lorrain, P. d. 1719.
London: Printed for Brab. Aylmer ..., 1668.
|Alternate titles:||Préparation áa la Sainte Céne. English|
Added t.p. on p. : Epictetus Christianus, or, Maxims of true Christianity. -- London : Printed for Brab. Aylmer ..., 1688.
Reproduction of original in Cambridge University Library.
Lord's Supper -- Early works to 1800.
Christianity -- Quotations, maxims, etc.
TO THE Right Honourable The LADY MARGARET RUSSELL.
A PREPARATION FOR THE Lord's Supper.
CHAP. I. THE History of the Institution of the LORD'S SƲPPER.
CHAP. II. That JESƲS CHRIST borrow'd the Actions and Expressions HE made use of in the Institution of the Eu∣charist, from the Jews.
CHAP. III. That JESƲS CHRIST in his Institu∣tion of the Eucharist has followed Idea's or Notions, quite opposite to those of the Paschal Lamb; And what those Idea's of the Paschal Lamb are.
CHAP. IV. Of the Truths which the Holy Com∣munion represents to us.
CHAP. V. Of the Comforts the Holy Eucharist ad∣ministers to us.
CHAP. VI. Of the Duties prescribed to us in the Holy Eucharist.
Advertisement TO THE READER.
EPICTETUS CHRISTIANUS; OR, Maxims OF TRUE CHRISTIANITY.
MAXIM I. That it behooves us to have Maxims of Piety.
MAXIM II. That it imports us in, the first place, to examine what our Chief and Last End is.
MAXIM. III. That in all our actions, we ought to have a due regard to our Last End.
MAXIM IV. That we ought to consider we are God's Creatures.
MAXIM V. That we ought to be most sensible of God's Favour in our Preservation.
MAXIM VI. That we should continually reflect up∣on the Great Work of our Redemp∣tion.
MAXIM VII. That we must follow the Divine Call.
MAXIM VIII. That we must Study God's Conduct to∣wards us.
MAXIM IX. That we ought daily to examine our Conscience.
MAXIM X. That we ought to avoid too much Bu∣siness.
MAXIM XI. That we must often recollect our selves, to think of our Salvation.
MAXIM XII. That we ought carefully to consider the Vanity of this Life.
MAXIM XIII. That we ought frequently to think of Death.
MAXIM XIV. That we ought to consider every Day, as if it were our last.
MAXIM XV. That we ought continually to set the Judgment of God before our Eyes.
MAXIM XVI. That the Consideration of the Torments of Hell ought to affright us to Hea∣ven.
MAXIM XVII. That the Glory of Heaven ought power∣fully to incite our Piety.
MAXIM XVIII. That we are always to stand in a Reli∣gious Fear.
MAXIM XIX. That Sin is more to be fear'd than Death.
MAXIM XX. That we ought to fear GOD more than Men.
MAXIM XXI That the whole Course of our Life ought to be a continual Study of Mortification.
MAXIM XXII That we ought continually to strive a∣gainst the Ʋnruliness of Self-Love.
MAXIM XXIII That we ought to resist our Passions.
MAXIM XXIV. That we ought to bridle that Pride, which is apt to reign in us.
MAXIM XXV. That we ought to suppress all desires of becoming great.
MAXIM XXVI. That Humility ought to be the Badge of our Profession.
MAXIM XXVII That we ought to beware of Covetous∣ness.
MAXIM XXVIII. That we ought to restrain the motions of Anger.
MAXIM XXIX. That we must root Envy out of our Hearts.
MAXIM XXX. That we ought to bear Injuries with Pa∣tience.
MAXIM XXXI. That we must abhor all Impurity.
MAXIM XXXII. That we ought to beware of Detraction.
MAXIM XXXIII. That we ought never to believe Calum∣ny, to the prejudice of Truth.
MAXIM XXXIV. That we ought to weigh the Consequences both of Vice and Virtue.
MAXIM XXXV. That we ought to make a careful Scru∣tiny into our Defects, in order to our Amendment.
MAXIM XXXVI. That we ought not to make Custom, or Example, a Plea for our Faults.
MAXIM XXXVII. That we must avoid Relapses into Sin.
MAXIM XXXVIII. That we must not abuse the Long-Suf∣fering of God.
MAXIM XXXIX. That we must not be ashamed of God∣liness.
MAXIM XL. That a faint and languishing Piety is a miserable State.
MAXIM XLI. That we must continue in the Exercise of Piety.
MAXIM XLII. That we must make the Holy Scripture the Subject of our continual Meditati∣on.
MAXIM XLIII. That we ought carefully to apply our selves to Prayer.
MAXIM XLIV. That we must always have our Holy Baptism before our Eyes.
MAXIM XLV. That we ought to remember the Promises we make to GOD at our Receiving the Lord's Supper.
MAXIM XLVI. That Charity is to be preferr'd before all things.
MAXIM XLVII. That we ought to prevent the Petitions of those, who are in Misery.
MAXIM. XLVIII. That we must be meek in reproving our Neighbour.
MAXIM XLIX. That Practice is to be preferr'd before Knowledge or Words.
MAXIM L. That we ought to impute all that is good in us, to the Grace of God.