|Author:||Stedman, Rowland, 1630?-1673.|
|Title:||The mystical union of believers with Christ, or, A treatise wherein that great mystery and priviledge of the saints union with the Son of God is opened in the nature, properties, and necessity of it, the way how it is wrought, and the principal Scripture-similitudes whereby it is illustrated, together with a practical application of the whole / by Rowland Stedman ...|
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The mystical union of believers with Christ, or, A treatise wherein that great mystery and priviledge of the saints union with the Son of God is opened in the nature, properties, and necessity of it, the way how it is wrought, and the principal Scripture-similitudes whereby it is illustrated, together with a practical application of the whole / by Rowland Stedman ...
Stedman, Rowland, 1630?-1673.
London: Printed by W.R. for Thomas Parkhurst ..., 1668.
Errata: p.  at end.
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Reproduction of original in Union Theological Seminary Library, New York.
THE EPISTLE DEDICATORY. TO The truly Noble, and worthily Honoured Lady, Dame Eleanor Roberts of Neesdon in the County of Middlesex.
To my dearly beloved Friends, The Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Wockingham, in the Counties of Berks and Wilts.
To the READER.
A Table of the Contents of the Book.
CHAP. 1. The Context opened, the Text explained, and the Point of Doctrine deduced.
CHAP. II. Introductory Conclusions premised, to direct us in the studying of this Doctrine.
CHAP. III. Union with Christ distinguished, and the branches of the distinction explicated.
CHAP. IV. Union with Christ described, and the parts of the Description opened.
CHAP. V. The manner how Christ and a Believer are uni∣ted, cleared up in eight gradual Propositions. Six of them insisted on.
CHAP. VI. A natural, and a legal Union with Christ. Where∣in they severally consist. A moral Union pro∣ceeding from the former. The last Proposition explained.
CHAP. VIII. The indispensable necessity of Union with Christ: Proved by enumeration of the fundamental blessings, that have dependance thereon.
CHAP. IX. The special similitudes, made use of in the Scri∣ptures, for illustration of this Mystery, of Union with Christ.
CHAP. X. Inferences drawn from the Doctrine of Union with Christ. The excellency and dignity of Be∣lievers. The peculiarity of the providence of God towards them. The miserable estate of Christless sinners.
CHAP. XI. The Use of Trial. Self-examination the way to attain the knowledge of our Union with Christ. Wherein the work of Self-examina∣tion consisteth. Motives to quicken thereunto. Directions for the right managing of that work.
CHAP. XII. Exhortations grounded upon the doctrine of Union with Christ. To the unregenerate and Christ∣less, To Believers. To all.
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