|Title:||A testimony to the true Jesus and the faith of him wherein the way of the people called Quakers is in meekness and righteousness summed and weighed, first in a general examen of their spirit and chief principles, after in a particular review of the same as it is distinctly set forth in a book of theirs, called, Love to the Lost : wherein are many things useful for the discerning of spirits in this hour of darkness and temptation / by T. Higgenson.|
|Publication info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information or permissions.
A testimony to the true Jesus and the faith of him wherein the way of the people called Quakers is in meekness and righteousness summed and weighed, first in a general examen of their spirit and chief principles, after in a particular review of the same as it is distinctly set forth in a book of theirs, called, Love to the Lost : wherein are many things useful for the discerning of spirits in this hour of darkness and temptation / by T. Higgenson.
London: Printed for Thomas Brewster ..., 1656.
Includes table of points discussed.
Numerous errors in paging.
Author summarizes points of James Naylor's "Love to the Lost", beginning on p. 47.
Reproduction of original in the British Library.
Society of Friends -- England -- Apologetic works.
A Testimony to the True JESUS, and the Faith of Him.
Concerning the Righteousness of the Letter, of Angels, and of God.
What is Idolatry: God may be known three manner of wayes.
Who hold not the Head, and how Christ is Head.
Three cheifest Principles of this people called Quakers, examined and weighed.
How Faith is the evidence of things not seen.
Concerning Faith and Sight.
Concerning the Spirit and Scriptures as together making up a perfect witness or rule of faith.
The Light in all men, what it is, and of what use.
Two things charged upon us by this people: first, that we deny the Light within, and set it against Christ, weighed and removed.
Second thing charged, That we beleive in a Christ without, and at a di∣stance, weighed and resolved.
What is the inward Life, and who is the retired Christian.
A twofold departure from the faith in the last dayes: what the first is.
Second departure from the Faith, what it is.
Whether this people build up a righteousness by the Law.
Christ's first and last Comings what? and a Question answered.
Anti-christ's last coming, what and how.
An account of the hope that is in me concerning the first and last appear∣ances of Christ.
Light, Purity and Power of this people examined what it is.
Their Purity and Power examined, what it is.
Opposition and persecution that is raised against this people, what to be thought of it.
An account of the Faith of this people in the severall parts and principles thereof being made publique by a chiefe Leader of that way, J. Naylor, in his Book called Love to the Lost; I shall gather up every principle by it self into a short and just summe; and therewith the principles of truth, accor∣ding to the Prophets and Apostles, whereby we may come to an understanding both of their faith and the truth, and to a right judgement of their agreement or difference there∣with; in doing of which I trust the Lord of light and truth shall so command me, that I shall present this faith to others, as their own writings present it to me; and also set out the faith of Christ no otherwise then as it is in him.
Concerning the fall of man.
Concerning Light and Life.
Concerning the Word.
Concerning Error, Heresie, &c.
Concerning good Works.
Concerning Election and Reprobation.
Concerning the New birth.
Concerning the Baptism of Christ from that the world so calls.
Concerning the Lords Supper.
Concerning Justification, Sanctification, and Mortification.
Concerning the Law.
Concerning Christ Jesus.
Concerning the Ministry of Christ.
A TABLE of the several particulars, spoken to in this Book.