|Author:||Penington, Isaac, 1616-1679.|
|Title:||Naked truth, or, Truth nakedly manifesting itself in several particulars for the removing of hinderances out of the way of the simple-hearted, that they may come to true knowledge, life, liberty, peace and joy in the Lord, through the vertue and power of his precious truth, revealed and working in them : given forth by way of question and answer : whereunto are added, some experiences, with some Scriptures very sweet, and necessary to be experienced in the Gospel-state : as also, a few words concerning the true Christ, and a few words in the bowels of tender love and good will to my native country / by a long mourner and traveller after, but as length an happy experiencer of the truth, as it is in Jesus, Isaac Pennington.|
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Naked truth, or, Truth nakedly manifesting itself in several particulars for the removing of hinderances out of the way of the simple-hearted, that they may come to true knowledge, life, liberty, peace and joy in the Lord, through the vertue and power of his precious truth, revealed and working in them : given forth by way of question and answer : whereunto are added, some experiences, with some Scriptures very sweet, and necessary to be experienced in the Gospel-state : as also, a few words concerning the true Christ, and a few words in the bowels of tender love and good will to my native country / by a long mourner and traveller after, but as length an happy experiencer of the truth, as it is in Jesus, Isaac Pennington.
Penington, Isaac, 1616-1679.
London printed: [s.n.], 1674.
Errata: p.  at end.
Errors in paging: p. 46-47 in reversed order of numbering.
Imperfect: tightly bound and faded, with slight loss of print.
Reproduction of original in the British Library.
Society of Friends -- Doctrines.
NAKED TRUTH; OR, Truth manifesting it self in se∣veral Particulars, for the removing of Hinderances, &c. Given forth by way of Question and Answer.
I. Concerning understanding the Holy Scrip∣tures truly and aright.
II. Concerning the Illuminating Spirit, and Sanctifying Spirit.
III. Concerning the holy Spirit of God, and the holy Scriptures.
IV. Concerning the Law of the Lord which is perfect, and which converts the Soul.
V. Concerning David's longings, exprest in Psal. 42. Psal. 43. and Psal. 119. and other places.
VI. Concerning the Sun, or Fountain of Spiri∣tual Light.
VII. Concerning the Words being a Fire and a Hammer, to burn up the Chaff and break the Rocks in pieces.
VIII. Concerning God's writing his Law in the heart.
IX. Concerning the inward Light of God's Spirit.
X Concerning the Ministers and Mini∣stry of the Gospel.
XI Concerning trying of Spirits and searching the Heart.
XII. Concerning things necessary to Sal∣vation.
XIII. Concerning the true Gospel-Church. or Society.
XIV. Concerning the way to Salvation.
XV. Concerning Christs saving the Soul.
XVI. Concerning Regeneration or the New birth.
XVII. Concerning true Holiness.
XVIII. Concerning Christs works outwardly in the days of his flesh, and inwardly in the day and inward shining of the light of his spirit in the heart.
XIX. Concerning the yoke or cross of Christ?
XX. Concerning making our Calling and Election sure.
XXI. Concerning Prayer.
XXII. Concerning Repentance.
XXIII. Concerning Faith.
XXIV. Concerning Obedience.
XXV. Concerning Justification.
XXVI. Concerning Good Works.
XXVII. Concerning Love.
XXVIII. Concerning Meekness and Patience.
XXIX. Concerning the Knowledg of the new Covenant.
XXX. Concerning the Fear of the new Cove∣nant.
XXXI. Concerning Hope.
XXXII. Concerning Peace.
XXXIII. Concerning Joy.
XXXIV. Concerning Poverty of Spirit and Humility.
A PREFACE TO THE EXPERIENCES.
Some Experiences added.
I. Concerning the Seed of the Kingdom.
II. Concerning the Souls Food.
III. Concerning God's Power.
IV. Concerning Temptation.
V. Concerning Prayer.
VI. Concerning Justification and Sanctificati∣on, some things which it hath pleased the Lord, in his tender Mercy, to give me to experience.
VII. Concerning Faith.
VIII. Concerning Obedience some Experien∣ces also.
VIII. Concerning the Cross of Christ.
X Concerning the Mystery of Life, and the Mystery of the fellowship which is therein.
XI. Concerning Judging according to the ap∣pearance, and Judging righteous Judg∣ment. Judg not according to the ap∣pearance (said Christ) but Judg righ∣teous Judgment, Joh. 7.24.
XII. A Question answered about knowing God's Spirit.
XIII. Some Queries concerning the Seed of the Kingdom, in which the Kingdom it self is contained (as the nature and substance of things is contained in the Seed there∣of) and out of which it springeth up and ariseth in the heart.
A POST-SCRIPT To the Experiences.
Some Scriptures very sweet, and neces∣sary to be experienced in the Gospel-State.
A few words Concerning the true Christ, how it may be certainly and infallibly know which is he.
A few words, in the Bowels of tender Love and Good Will to my Native Country.
A Brief TABLE of the CONTENTS.