|Title:||The best way to mend the world, and to prevent the growth of popery by perswading the rising generation to an early and serious practice of piety: with answers to the principal cavils of Satan and his agents against it, &c. By Samuel Peck, minister of the word at Poplar.|
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The best way to mend the world, and to prevent the growth of popery by perswading the rising generation to an early and serious practice of piety: with answers to the principal cavils of Satan and his agents against it, &c. By Samuel Peck, minister of the word at Poplar.
London: printed by J.A. for Thomas Parkhurst, at the Bible and three Crowns at the lower end of Cheapside, near Mercers-Chappel, 1680.
|Alternate titles:||Cordial endeavour to prevail with youth to be pious (p. 1) Young man's monitor: or, a poetical paraphrase upon the XIIth chapter of Ecclesiastes (p. 141)|
Text and register are continuous despite pagination.
With initial and final advertisement leaves.
Reproduction of the original in the Congregational Library, London.
Youth -- Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.
Youth -- Religious life -- Early works to 1800.
TO THE RIGHT WORSHIPFUL THE Governour, Deputy and COMMITTEES Of the Honourable EAST-INDIA COMPANY: S. P. Wisheth Temporal and Eternal Felicity.
TO THE YOUTH OF THE PARISH of STEPNEY, especially those of the Hamblet of Popler and Blackwall, which are under my more particular Charge: S. P. wisheth Early Piety and Endless Glory.
IN LAUDEM OPERIS.
Books lately Printed for Tho. Parkhurst at the Bible and Three Crowns in Cheapside.
A Cordial Endeavour TO Prevail with YOUTH to be Pious.
CHAP II. Containing some Arguments to prove the Equity, and Necessity, and Safety of this Duty, and to enforce the Practice of it.
CHAP. III. Shewing the many Prejudices Satan raiseth in the minds of men against the Way of Religion.
CHAP. IV. Several Temptations of Satan whereby he seeks to draw young persons to his own service, the service of sin.
CHAP. V. Wicked men joyn with Satan in this evil design to discourage young per∣sons from being Religious.
CHAP. VI. The general corruption of the Times, together with the natural corruption of our Hearts, are great Impediments to Religion in Youth.
CHAP. VII. Shewing that Religion is Rational; and the ways of Religion, take them at the worst, are better than the wayes of sin, take them at the best: that is, considered with their present Con∣comitants and future Consequents; or present Delights and future Re∣wards.
CHAP. VIII. Wherein is briefly set forth the excellen∣cy of the wayes of Religion above the wayes of Sin.
THE Young Man's Monitor: OR, A POETICAL PARAPHRASE Upon the XIIth Chapter of ECCLESIASTES.
Remember thy Creatour.
Remember thy Creator, &c.
Remember thy Creator, &c.
A Plain and profitable Dialogue between a Sinner and Time.
Books printed for, and are to be sold by Tho. Parkhurst, at the Bible and Three Crowns in Cheapside.