|Title:||Christian consolations taught from five heads in religion: I. Faith. II. Hope. III. The Holy Spirit. IV. Prayer. V. The Sacraments. Written by a learned prelate.|
|Publication info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Christian consolations taught from five heads in religion: I. Faith. II. Hope. III. The Holy Spirit. IV. Prayer. V. The Sacraments. Written by a learned prelate.
London: printed for R. Royston, bookseller to his most excellent Majesty, 1671.
TO THE READER.
The Contents of the Chapters.
Christian Consolations taught from five Heads in Re∣ligion.
CHAP. I. That Faith is the Ground and Foun∣dation of a Christian's Comfort. Several doubts and scruples about believing, answered.
CHAP. II. That a Christian's Comfort flows from the Grace of Hope. The object of Hope is, 1. That which is Good. 2. A Good absent. 3. Though absent, yet possible; and that for three Reasons. 4. Though possible, yet difficult. An account of two sorts of difficulties, with particu∣lar encouragements against them.
CHAP. III. How a Christian's Comforts flow from the Inhabitation and Testimony of the Holy Ghost; as also from the Sanctification of the Spirit unto all Obedience, and the fruits of Righ∣teousness.
CHAP. IV. Prayer is the great Instrument of a Christian's Comfort. Concerning Prayer three things to be consider∣ed: I. The Substance or Matter of Prayer, in three Heads. 1. Thanksgivings. 2. Supplica∣tions. 3. Intercessions. II. The Qualification of them that Pray. III. The fitness of Time for Pray∣er.
CHAP. V. How the Sacraments minister to a Christian's Comfort. A general Survey of Sacraments. Five Rea∣sons why God ordained Two Sa∣craments under the Gospel. What Comforts flow from the Grace of Baptism. What Comforts flow from the Lord's Supper.
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