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Author: Hooker, Thomas, 1586-1647.
Title: A comment upon Christ's last prayer in the seventeenth of John wherein is opened the union beleevers have with God and Christ, and the glorious priviledges thereof ... / by that faithful and known servant of Christ, Mr. Thomas Hooker ... ; printed from the authors own papers written with his own hand, and attested to be such in an epistle by Thomas Goodwin and Philip Nye.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A comment upon Christ's last prayer in the seventeenth of John wherein is opened the union beleevers have with God and Christ, and the glorious priviledges thereof ... / by that faithful and known servant of Christ, Mr. Thomas Hooker ... ; printed from the authors own papers written with his own hand, and attested to be such in an epistle by Thomas Goodwin and Philip Nye.
Hooker, Thomas, 1586-1647., Goodwin, Thomas, 1600-1680., Nye, Philip, 1596?-1672.

London: Printed by Peter Cole ..., 1656.
Notes:
Advertisements: p. [13]-[17].
Reproduction of original in University of Michigan Libraries.
Subject terms:
Bible. -- N.T. -- John XVII -- Commentaries.
Mysticism -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A44344.0001.001

Contents
title page
docket title
THE EPISTLE TO THE READER.
The Name of several Books printed by Peter Cole in Leaden-Hall, London, and are to be sold at his Shop at the sign of the Printing-press in Cornhil, neer the Exchange.
The Contents of Mr. Hooker's seven∣teenth Book, made in New-England.
MR HOOKER'S Seventeenth Book Made in NEW-ENGLAND.
The word of the Gospel is the onely ordinary means to work Faith.
Reason, 1.
Reason. 2.
Reason. 3.
Use. 1. Of Terror.
Use, 2. Instruction and Comfort.
Use, 3. Examination.
Use, 4. Exhortation.
Saving Faith hath the Lord Jesus for its object.
The Interceding Prayer, or Intercession of our Savior doth alike respect al, that shal beleeve in his name.
Use 1 for Instruction.
Use 2 for Direction:
Use 3.
Use 4.
Use 5, Exhortation to beleevers;
Our Savior hath a speciall care for those that shal beleeve on him, even in the worst condition of their Unbeleef.
Use 1 of Instruction.
Use 2.
Christ's Prayer FOR BELEEVERS.
The chief Priviledg of the Saints, for which our Savior especially prayes, is; That they all may be one.
I. Reason.
2. Reason.
Use to Us.
Use 2. Comfort.
application 3
verse continued 21
Use. 1.
Use 2.
Use 3. Of Direction,
USE.
Use.
verse 22
USE, 1. Of Examination.
USE 2. Of Comfort to al the Saints.
USE 3.
REASONS.
USE.
USE, 2. Of Instruction.
USE 3 Its Matter of Thankfulness.
USE, 4. Of Exhortation.
The end why the Saints receive all glorious Grace from our Savior Christ, is this, that they may be one, as the Father and Son are one with themselves.
USE, 1. Of Reprehension.
verse 23
I in them. Christ is by his Spiritual Presence in a spe∣cial manner in the Faithful.
USE 1.
USE 2.
USE 3.
USE 4.
USE, 5.
USE, 6.
USE, 7.
USE, 8. Of Exhortation.
USE, 1. Comfort.
verse continued 23
reason
USE, 2. Reprehension.
USE, 2. Trial.
USE 3. Exhort.
God the Father loveth the Faithful, as he loveth Jesus Christ.
USE, 1.
USE.
That the world may know thou hast loved them, as thou lovest me.
Then shall the world know that the Father hath loved the Faithful as his Son, when they come to be perfected in Oneness with the Father and the Son.
USE, 1.
USE, 2. Of Exhortation.
verse 24
It's the care of our Savior to seek and pro∣vide for the welfare of his Servants, even till they come to the fulness of their per∣fection.
REAS. I.
USE, 1.
USE, 2. Instruction.
USE, 3. Of Direction.
All beleevers are given unto Christ by God the Father.
REASON
REASON 2.
USE, 1. Information.
The second Particular. The thing desired.
USE 1. Of Instruction.
USE, 2.
USE, 3.
USE, 4.
USE, 1.
USE, 2.
USE, 3. Comfort.
USE, 4. Of Instruction.
The Eternal Glory of Christ, is a Gift of the Eternal Love of the Father.
REAS. I.
USE, 1. Trial.
2. TRYAL.
USE, 2. For COMFORT to the Saints, whom are beloved of the Father through Christ.
USE, 3. Of Direction.
Our Savior doth affectionately desire to have the presence of the Faithful in Heaven with himself.
REASON.
USE, 1. Of Instruction.
USE, 2. Of Reprehension.
USE, 3. Of Spiritual Comfort.
USE, 4. Of Exhortation.
The happiness of our being in Heaven is to behold the glory of the Lord Jesus, which he hath received by gift from God the Father.
USE, 1. Instruction.
USE. 2. Examin.
USE, 3. Of Direction.
verse 25-26
We must in our Prayer look at those Excel∣lencies in God,from whence we may re∣ceive that good we pray for.
God in Faithfulness dispenseth his Fatherly Love to his.
USE, 1. Instruction.
USE, 2.
USE, 3. A word of Reproof.
The wicked and ungodly of the world, they know not the Fatherly Love of God, which he in faithfulness dispenseth to∣wards his.
REASON.
USE, 1. Of Instruction.
USE, 2. Of Terror.
The Disposition, and Carriage of our Sa∣vior, and the Saints, towards God, is wholly cross to the world.
REASONS, are three.
USE, 1. Of Instruction.
USE, 2. Of Examination, and Tryal.
O Righteous Father, the world hath not known thee, but I have known thee &c.
The Lord Christ hath the knowledg of the Father in a peculiar manner.
USE, 1. Instruction.
The Saints have a special Knowledg, that the Lord Christ is sent of God the Fa∣ther, for the Work of their Salvation.
USE, 1. Matter of Admiration.
USE, 1.
USE, 2. Of Examination.
Verse 26. I have made known thy Name to them, and will make it known.
To make known the Name of the Father to the truly humbled Soul, is a Work in a peculiar manner, appropriate to our Savior Christ.
The Lord Christ extends the same Care at all times, to all his Servants, for their Eternal Good.
REASON.
USE, 1. Of Instruction.
USE, 2.
USE, 3. Of Direction.
USE, 4 Exhortation.
To the First. There is much wanting in the ful know∣ledg of Gods Name in the most able Saints.
USE, 1. Of Instruction.
USE, 2. Of Direction.
The Second Doctrine. The Lord Christ lends dayly Direction, and and Discovery of Mercy according to the dayly need of his Faithful Servants.
That the Love wherewith thou hast loved me, may be in them, and I in them.
It is the Desire, and Endeavor of our Savior, That the dearest of Gods Love, which was bestowed on himself, should also be given to his Faithful Servants.
REASON.
USE, 1. Of Reprehension.
USE, 2. For Instruction.
Our Union and Communion with God in Christ is the top of our happiness in Heaven.
USE, 1.
USE, 2. Examination.