|Author:||Polwheile, Theophilus, d. 1689.|
|Title:||Of ejaculatory prayer the necessity there is of it, the advantages there are for it, and the advantages there are by it : demonstrated with several directions for the practice of it / by Theophilus Polwheile ...|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
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Of ejaculatory prayer the necessity there is of it, the advantages there are for it, and the advantages there are by it : demonstrated with several directions for the practice of it / by Theophilus Polwheile ...
Polwheile, Theophilus, d. 1689.
London: Printed for Tho. Taylor ..., 1674.
Errata: p. .
Errors in paging: p. 77 misnumbered 76, p. 124 misnumbered 248.
Imperfect: print show-through and slightly faded.
Reproduction of original in the Huntington Library.
Prayer -- Early works to 1800.
To the worthily hono∣red Mr. MATTHEW SKINNER, Mer∣chant in London.
Books Printed for Tho. Taylor at the Hand and Bible on London-Bridge,
OF EJACULATORY PRAYER.
CHAP. I. The Text whereupon the ensuing Discourse is grounded, set down, and explained▪ All sorts (or kinds) of Prayer therein virtually comprehended, and conse∣quently Ejaculatory Prayer. The Doct∣rine of Praying with Ejaculatory Pray∣er from thence inferred. What Ejacu∣latory Prayer is. A Description of it. Wherein it agrees with other Prayer, and wherein it differs from it. The Doctrine proved both by Precept, and Practice out of the Scripture.
CHAP. II. Arguments to excite to the Practice of E∣jaculatory Prayer. Some Arguments from the Necessity there is of it. The Necessity of Prayer in the general. The Necessity of Ejaculatory Prayer in par∣ticular. Some Arguments from the Ad∣vantages there are for it. Several Ad∣vantages for Ejaculatory Prayer more than for other Prayer. Some Arguments from the Advantages there are by it. Advantages by it in respect of our good. Advantages in respect of God's Glory. The Application. Some Infe∣rences for Information, and Instruction.
CHAP. III. The Evil of Neglecting Ejaculatory Pray∣er. Two sorts guilty of it. Some as not Praying with any Prayer at all. The E∣vil that is in this. Some notwitstand∣ing their Praying with other Prayer. The Evil that is in this. The Evil that comes by it. A Disswasive from it.
CHAP. IV. An Exhortation to the Practice of Ejacu∣latory Prayer. Men exhorted to be much in Ejaculatory Prayer for them∣selves. The forementioned Arguments from the Necessity there is of it, the Advantages there are for it, and the Advantages there are by it, to excite to the Practice of Ejaculatory Prayer, by way of Motive applyed. Special Oc∣casions of mens Praying with Ejacula∣tory Prayer for themselves, mentioned. Special Directions, as to every particu∣lar occasion, for what they should Pray, given.
CHAP. V. Men exhorted to be much in Ejaculatory Prayer for Others. It is their Duty to Pray for Others, as well as for Them∣selves. It is their Duty to Pray for Others with Ejaculatory Prayer. When they should Pray with Ejacula∣tory Prayer for Others. For whom they should Pray, when they Pray with Ejaculatory Prayer for Others.
CHAP. VI. Cautions for preventing of Mistakes, and Miscarriages in, and about the Pra∣ctice of Ejaculatory Prayer. It must not hinder Set-prayer. Arguments to convince of the Necessity of Set-prayer. It must not be Formal. It must not be Hypocrytical. It must not be Prophane. It must not be Passionate. It must not be rested in, nor trusted to.
CHAP. VII. Directions for the right performance of the Duty of Ejaculatory Prayer.