|Author:||Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728.|
|Title:||Early piety, exemplified in the life and death of Mr. Nathanael Mather, who ... changed earth for heaven, Oct. 17. 1688 whereto are added some discourses on the true nature, the great reward, and the best season of such a walk with God as he left a pattern of.|
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Early piety, exemplified in the life and death of Mr. Nathanael Mather, who ... changed earth for heaven, Oct. 17. 1688 whereto are added some discourses on the true nature, the great reward, and the best season of such a walk with God as he left a pattern of.
Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728., Mather, Samuel, 1651-1728.
London: Printed by J. Astwood for John Dunton ..., 1689.
Attributed to Cotton Mather. cf. NUC pre-1956.
"To the reader" signed: Samuel Mather. "The life and death of Mr. Nathanael Mather" signed: Cotton Mather.
"Several sermons concerning walking with God ..." has special t.p. and separate pagination.
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Reproduction of original in Bodleian Library.
Mather, Nathanael, -- 1631-1697.
Sermons, American -- 17th century.
Congregational churches -- Sermons.
To the READER.
To the READER.
THE LIFE and DEATH OF Mr. NATHANAEL MATHER.
I. His INDUSTY.
II. His PIETY.
III. His DEATH.
One that had an Acquaintance with him, did him the Justice of weeping over his Grave such an Epitaph as this.
THE WALK OF HOLY and HAPPY MEN.
Doct. To walk with God is the singular Commenda∣tion of Holy and Happy Men.
THE GOOD END OF A GOOD WALK.
DOCT. To be taken by God from a Mortal Estate on Earth, to a Glorious Estate in Heaven, is the Priveledge of them that Walk with him.
ƲSE II. Consolation.
THE DUTY AND INTEREST OF YOUTH: OR, The Thought of an Elder, on the Death of a Younger Brother. Uttered Octob. 28. 1688.
Doctrine. It is the Duty of All Men, and peculi∣arly of Young Men, to Remember their Creator, so as to acknowledge Him.