|Author:||Pearse, Edward, 1633?-1674?|
|Title:||The great concern, or, A serious warning to a timely and thorough preparation for death with helps and directions in order thereunto / by Edward Pearse.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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The great concern, or, A serious warning to a timely and thorough preparation for death with helps and directions in order thereunto / by Edward Pearse.
Pearse, Edward, 1633?-1674?
London: Printed for J. Robinson, and B. Aylmer, 1674.
Reproduction of original in the Cambridge University Library.
TO THE READER.
The Author hath two other Treatises, viz.
THE Great Concern; OR, A PREPARATION FOR DEATH.
CHAP. 1. Which contains an Introduction, and an Explication of the Words of the Text, with the General truth of them, and therein the foundation of our intended Discourse.
CHAP. II. Wherein is shewen the exceeding great weight of dying Work, and extream difficulty of a dying hour, as the first Evi∣dence of our Assertion.
CHAP. III. Which shews the Glory, Sweetness, and Blessedness of the attainment of having all things set right in the matters of our Souls, before a dying hour comes, which will further evince the truth asserted.
CHAP. IV. Which shews the state of men and women under death, as a further evidence of our assertion.
CHAP. V. Wherein sinners are convinced of their sin and folly in their neglect of this concern, with six weighty Pleas or Arguments, to set home this Con∣viction, and awaken them to their work.
CHAP. VI. Being a Call to all, Good and Bad, Saints and Sinners, to address themselves to the great work of making all ready for a dy∣ing hour.
CHAP. VII. Wherein are propounded several general directions, in order to a through prepa∣ration of Soul for a dying hour.
CHAP. VIII. Wherein more particular helps, and di∣rections are laid down, in order to the setting of things right, and making all ready for a dying hour.
CHAP. IX. A further Direction, in order to a compleat Preparation for Death, to press after the noblest strains of Grace: Several of these pointed at, and insisted on, as tending hereunto.
CHAP. X. Wherein further Directions are laid down in order to the setting of things right, and making all ready for a dying hour.
CHAP. XI. Being a Consolatory Conclusion of the whole Discourse, containing Encourage∣ments against the sear of Death, unto all such as are found in the practice of the foregoing Directions.