|Author:||Hughes, George, 1603-1667.|
|Title:||A dry rod blooming and fruit-bearing. Or, A treatise of the pain, gain, and use of chastenings.: Preached partly in severall sermons, but now compiled more orderly and fully for the direction and support of all Gods chastened that suffer either in Christ, or for Christ in these dayes. By G. Hughes, B.D. pastor of the church in Plymouth.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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A dry rod blooming and fruit-bearing. Or, A treatise of the pain, gain, and use of chastenings.: Preached partly in severall sermons, but now compiled more orderly and fully for the direction and support of all Gods chastened that suffer either in Christ, or for Christ in these dayes. By G. Hughes, B.D. pastor of the church in Plymouth.
Hughes, George, 1603-1667.
London: Printed by T. Paine for John Rothwell at the Sun in Pauls Church-yard, 1644.
Great Britain -- History
Bible. -- N.T.
TO THE RIGHT VVORSHIPFVLL, the Major, Recorder and Aldermen of the Town of Plymouth, with all that love the Lord I sus in sincerity even unto deepest sufferings in that place.
A DRY ROD BLOOMING AND FRVIT-BEARING, OR A Treatise of the Pain, Gain, &c. use of Gods Cha∣stenings upon his own Children, issuing from this Text, Heb. 12.11, 12, 13.
THE FIRST PART. Of the Paine of Chastenings.
SECT. I. The scope and inference of this Scripture-ground leading to the work.
SECT. II. The order, parts, and letter of the Text discovered.
SECT. III. The first conclusion and its explication.
SECT. IV. The Affection, Authour, and Limitation opened.
SECT V. The demonstration of this Truth.
SECT. VI. Some Corollaries, or inferences for instruction.
SECT. VII. Conviction of sin to divers from the light of this truth.
SECT VIII. Connsaile to duties inforced by this Truth.
SECT. IX. Comforting incouragements from the present truth.
THE SECOND PART. Of the gaine of Chastenings.
SECT. I. The true stating of the second proposition from the text, with its due partition, and partiall explication.
SECT. II. The condition of the fore-going Fruit opened.
SECT. III. The exercise about Hearts, and about God, opened.
SECT. IIII. The Season of the fruit stated.
SECT V. The manner of this fruit-bearing.
SECT. VI. The demonstration of this Truth.
SECT. VII. The inference of some truths depending.
SECT. VIII. Conviction of sinne to many.
SECT. IX. Counsell for duty bence concerning us.
SECT. X. A second direction to inable Christians for exercise under the Rod.
SECT. XI. A third direction.
SECT. XII. Consolations issuing from the precedent Truth.
SECT. XIII. Cases arising from the premises resolved.
SECT. XIV. Other Cases answered.
The third part of the Treatise.
SECT. II. Of the nature of Gods chastening Providence, and its force.
SECT. III. The force of the precedent providence and duty thence concerning the chastised.
SECT. IIII. The application of the former point.
SECT. VI. The vertue or force of the chastening Providence for rectifying hearts and wayes.
SECT. VII. The state of our duty in making streight paths for our feet.
SECT. VIII. The first motive to both precedent duties as given by the Apostie, Lest that which is lame be turned out of the way.
SECT. IX. To the second part of the first motive.
SECT. X. Second Motive.
SECT. XI. The healing vertue of the second duty.