|Author:||Oldisworth, Giles, 1619-1678.|
|Title:||The stone rolled away, and life more abundant an apologie urging self-denyal, new-obedience, faith, and thankfulnesse / by Giles Oldworth ...|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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The stone rolled away, and life more abundant an apologie urging self-denyal, new-obedience, faith, and thankfulnesse / by Giles Oldworth ...
Oldisworth, Giles, 1619-1678.
London: Printed by Thomas Ratcliffe, 1663.
Reproduction of original in Union Theological Seminary Library, New York.
Errata: p.  at end.
Christian life -- Early works to 1800.
To the sacred Majesty of CHARLES the second, by the grace of God King of Eng∣land, Scotland, France and Ireland; The Defender of the faith; in all causes, and over allpersons, as well Ecclesiasti∣cal as Civil, within these his Majesties happy Dominions, next unto God and his Christ,supream Head and Governour.
In this Treatise.
THE STONE ROLLED AWAY, AND LIFE more ABƲNDANT.
TO THE SACRED MAJESTY Of our most GRACIOUS SOVERAIGN LORD, in all Causes, and over all Persons as well Ecclesiastical, as Civil, our Supreme Governour, CHARLES, second only to (that blessed Martyr, and glorious Saint) his royal Father; of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, KING, Defender of the Faith; and next unto God, and his Christ, the Prince of our Peace.
O Our most Gracious Queen, Queen KATHERINE,
Mine Application shall be, first to little Children.
My little Children:
1. In regard of himself. The glory of all his Attributes.
2. In regard of us. He glorifieth himself many wayes by our inherent sin: as
In our words our God is glorified.
How the Lord must be by us glorified, we have seen: The next is, why.
1. In regard of us.
2. In regard of Himself.
Not to seek to glorifie our God, would many wayes reprove us
The matter of our prayses and thanksgivings comprehendeth the three Kingdomes  represented in my Text.
First, In the things of this Life.
Concerning things appertaining unto the Gospel.
In the life of Glory.
To them who died in Ʋnbelief, It is the Lords mercy;
To them who live in a state of Ʋnbelief, It is the Lords mercy,
As for the persons spoken unto in my Text, they finde Matter of thankfulnesse.
First; For the Kingdom of this World.
Matter of Thankfulnesse.
Matter of Thankfulnesse unto God, viz.
In my fathers house are many Mansions.
For the Kingdome of glory,
Matter of joy to us, and of prayses to our God.
My Fathers house.
My Fathers house
D. Bernardus Epist. 341.
PSALM 105. v. 4.3.