|Author:||Leon, de Vennes.|
|Title:||The second nativity of Jesus, the accomplishment of the first (viz) the conversion of the soul fram'd by the model of the Word-incarnate. Written in French by a learned Capucine. Translated into English, augmented & divided into 6 parts by John Weldon of Raffin, P.P.C.|
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The second nativity of Jesus, the accomplishment of the first (viz) the conversion of the soul fram'd by the model of the Word-incarnate. Written in French by a learned Capucine. Translated into English, augmented & divided into 6 parts by John Weldon of Raffin, P.P.C.
Leon, de Vennes., Weldon, John,
Antwerp: printed by T.N. for the author, 1686.
|Alternate titles:||Conversion of the soul.|
Ostensibly written by Leon de Vennes, whose name appears on A6r.
Original title not traced.
Running title reads: The conversion of the soul.
Identified as both Wing (2nd ed.) S2293B and Wing (2nd ed.) N526A.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Regeneration (Theology) -- Early works to 1800.
To the High and Mighty PRINCE JAMES II. By the Grace of GOD, of ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, FRANCE and IRELAND, KING. Defender of the FAITH, &c.
The Division of the Work.
Advice to the Reader.
The most Reverend Father General's License.
The Reverend Father Provincial of Britany's License.
The Approbation of Doctors.
Anagrammatismus. Leo Venetensis ELIAe onus tenes.
Anagrammatismus, En sine velis eo, Anapaesticon.
THE PREFACE, AND Overture of the Design.
THE CONVERSION OF THE SOUL Form'd by the Patern of the Word-Incarnate. PART I.
CHAP. I. That the Conversion of a Soul ought to be Fram'd according to the Word-Incarnate.
CHAP. II. That the Conversion of a Soul, is a second Nativity of Jesus.
CHAP. III. Who ought to be the Father in this second Nativity.
CHAP. IV. That there is in this Nativity, a supposed Father, as well as in that of Jesus.
CHAP. V. That the Delivery and Birth of this Child must be in Pain and Sorrow.
CHAP. VI. That this Sorrowful Delivery is the Accomplishment of the Word-Incarnate.
CHAP. VII. That it is the Angel of Great Council who brings to the Soul the Word of her Conversion.
CHAP. VIII. That it belongs to God alone to Convert a Soul.
CHAP. IX. The Confidence that a Soul ought to have in her God.
CHAP. X. How God does cast into a Soul the Seed of her Conversion.
CHAP. XI. The Stratagems that Jesus makes use of to Convert a Soul.
CHAP. XII. That to become Servants to God, we must know the World.
CHAP. XIII. That we cannot complain of the want of sufficient means for our Conversion.
CHAP. XIV. That the Infidel and Still-born Children cannot complain of God.
CHAP. XV. God no sooner sees a Soul desirous of her Salvation, but he gives her his helping Hand.
CHAP. XVI. How hard it is to Convert a Luke∣warm Soul.
CHAP. XVII. God will not destroy those Luke∣warm Souls, which he begins to vomit.
CHAP. XVIII. For to Convert a Sinner, God must afflict him.
CHAP. XIX. How the Devil hinders a Sinner to Convert himself to God in Af∣fliction.
CHAP. XX. It is by Preaching, that Sinners are efficatiously moved.
CHAP. XXI. How Powerful good Example is for to touch a Sinner.
CHAP. XXII. If any thing be contrary to the Con∣version of a Sinner, it must be bad and scandalous company.
CHAP. XXIII. That, to think of Death has a great power on the Conversion of a Sinner.
CHAP. XXIV. That the remorse of Conscience is an Efficacious Instrument of our Conversion.
CHAP. XXV. That the Sinner can never be Con∣verted whilst he smothers the Remorse of his Conscience,
CHAP. XXIV. That a Soul will not Convert her self to God, unless she knows that she has no true Friend in this World.
CHAP. XXVII. That we cannot meet with a better Friend than JESUS.
CHAP. XXVIII. That Jesus is the only Friend who Comforts on occasion.
CHAP. XXIX. That the Immortality of our Soul ought to make us undervalue the World.
CHAP. XXX. That the Mortality of our Soul sets all crimes at liberty.
CHAP. XXXI. That the Angels are imployed to the Conversion of a Sinner.
CHAP. XXXII. That the Devil hinders the Con∣version of a Sinner.
CHAP. XXXIII. For to resist the Devil we must know his power.
CHAP. XXXIV. The good Angels have more Power to Convert us, than the bad Angels have to pervert us.
CHAP. XXXV. How the Flesh usurps on the right of the Spirit.
CHAP. XXXVI. The Second unjust Usurpation of the Flesh, on the right of the Spirit.
CHAP. XXXVII. The third unjust Usurpation of the Flesh on the right of the Spirit.
CHAP. XXXVIII. That it is the Grace of Jesus which maintains the Spirit in his Rights.
CHAP. XXXIX. That the Grace of JESUS leaves that weighty obligation on all Christians to be both Souldiers and Conquerors.
CHAP. XL. That the Thoughts of Hell does bring the Sinner to his Duty.
CHAP. XLI. The first consideration of Hell.
CHAP. XLII. The second Consideration of Hell.
CHAP. XLIII. The third Consideration of Hell.