|Author:||Simson, Alexander, 1570?-1639.|
|Title:||Two treatises. The first is, A plain platform for preaching: whereby the word of truth may be rightly divided; and he that speaketh, speak as the oracles of God. Digested into 20. propositions. The second is, The destruction of in-bred corruption. Or, An antidote against fleshly lust. By A. Symson minister of Gods word.|
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Two treatises. The first is, A plain platform for preaching: whereby the word of truth may be rightly divided; and he that speaketh, speak as the oracles of God. Digested into 20. propositions. The second is, The destruction of in-bred corruption. Or, An antidote against fleshly lust. By A. Symson minister of Gods word.
Simson, Alexander, 1570?-1639., Simson, Alexander, 1570?-1639.
London: printed for John Wright, at the Kings Head in the Old Bailey, 1658.
The destruction of inbred-corruption was also published separately.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Conduct of life -- Early works to 1900.
Christian literature -- Early works to 1900.
To the Honourable Trustees, for maintenance of Ministers, and other Pious Uses, &c.
A plain PLATFORM FOR PREACHING: Whereby The Word of Truth may be rightly divided; And he that speaketh, speak as the Oracles of God.
I. What preaching is.
II. Ministers are bound to preach the Word
III. What the interpret∣ing of the word is.
IIII. The rules to be ob∣served herein.
V. The word is most conveni∣ently han∣dled by way of Doctrine and Use.
VI. What a Doctrine is.
VII. How a Doctrine is to be raised from the Text.
VIII. The order to be used in the handling of a Do∣ctrine.
IX. How an Use is to be raised.
XI. How the Uses are to be handled
XII. Each Use may be se∣veraly am∣plified.
XIII. An Use of Confu∣tation how to be amplified.
XIII. How an Use of confirma∣tion and instructi∣on is to be amplified.
XV. How to amplifie an Use of Reproof.
XVI. An Use of admo∣nition or exhortati∣on how to be ampli∣fied.
XVII. An Us of Comfort how to be amplified.
XVIII. A Caveat about the kindes and order of amplifica∣tions.
XIX. The Conclusion of the Uses how to be ordered.
XX. A necessa∣ry directi∣on about the Uses.
A briefe of the ensuing TREATISE.
THE DESTRVCTION of in-bred Corruption OR, AN ANTIDOTE against Fleshly Lusts.
CHAP. I. The Enemy to bee encoun∣tred with: the sundry names wherby the same is expressed.
CHAP. II. That the Flesh, with the lusts and affections ther∣of, is to be encountred.
CHAP. III. By whom the Flesh with the lusts and affections thereof is to be encoun∣tred.
CHAP. IV. Why the FLESH with the lusts and affections there∣of is to be encountred.
CHAP. V. After what manner the Flesh with the lusts and affections thereof is to be encountred.
CHAP. VI. By what meanes the Flesh with the Lusts and Af∣fections thereof is to bee encountred.
CHAP. VII. Motives, or encourage∣ments unto this spiritu∣all Combat.
CHAP. VIII. Necessary Caveats to bee observed in this spiritu∣all Encounter.
CHAP. V. How to discerne when we prevaile against the Flesh, with its inordinate Lusts and Affections.
CHAP. X. The Application of the foregoing matter.