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Author: Jenks, Benjamin, 1646-1724.
Title: The liberty of prayer asserted, and garded [sic] from licentiousness: by a minister of the Church of England.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The liberty of prayer asserted, and garded [sic] from licentiousness: by a minister of the Church of England.
Jenks, Benjamin, 1646-1724.

London: Printed by R. Roberts, and are to be sold by the Booksellers in London and Westminster, MDCXCVI [1696]
Subject terms:
Prayer
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A87543.0001.001

Contents
title page
THE PREFACE TO THE READER.
table of contents
ERRATA.
PART I. THE Liberty of PRAYER Asserted.
The Introduction, pleading for Prayer it self.
CHAP. I. The Liberty of Praying, as to the Matter.
CHAP. II. The Liberty of Praying, as to the Manner.
SECT. 1. Of the Freedom and Boldness of Address.
SECT. II. The Liberty of Ʋsing the Voice or not.
SECT. III. The Liberty to Ʋse Long Prayers or Short.
SECT. IV. The Liberty of using Plain words or Elegant.
SECT. V. The Liberty of using this Posture or that.
SECT. VI. The Liberty of using a Form or none.
SECT. VII. The Liberty of using One Form or Another.
SECT. VIII. The Liberty of Varying our Prayers, as to the Parts and Words.
CHAP. III. The Liberty of Praying as to the Time.
SECT. I. The Liberty of Praying at Any Time.
SECT. II. Of Praying Without Ceasing.
SECT. III. Of Chusing the Best Times for Prayer.
SECT. IV. The Liberty of Praying in Time of Trouble.
CHAP. IV. The Liberty for the Place of Prayer.
CHAP. V. The Liberty of Prayer, as to the Persons Praying.
SECT. I. The Liberty that All Sorts have to Pray.
SECT. II. What Liberty have Sinners to make their Prayers.
CHAP. VI. The Liberty of Prayer, as to the Persons Prayed for. SECT. I. The Liberty of Praying For All.
SECT. II. The Liberty of Praying for Wicked Men.
The Close of the First Part, Justifying the Liberty pleaded for.
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PART. II. The TRANSITION, To obviate Bigots, and prevent Mistakes.
CHAP. I.
SECT. I. The Licentiousness Not to Pray at all.
SECT. II. Of such as Withhold Prayer out of Perverse∣ness.
SECT. 3. Of Despising Prayer, out of Profaneness.
SECT. IV. Of Neglecting Prayer, out of Laziness.
CHAP. II. Of not Praying in the Places meet for Prayer.
SECT. I. Of not Praying at the Church.
SECT. II. Of not Praying in the Family.
SECT. III. Of not Praying in Secret.
CHAP. III. Of Licentiousness as to the Time of Prayer.
CHAP. IV. Of the Licentious Asking Unfit things.
CHAP. V. Of Licentiousness as to the Object of Prayer.
CHAP. VI. Of Licentiousness in the Manner of Praying.
SECT. I. Taking no Care of the Heart.
SECT. II. Taking no Care of the Words.
SECT. III. Taking no Care of the Behaviour in Prayer.
SECT. IV. Of Praying, without taking care of our Living.
CHAP. VII. Licentiousness concerning the Success of Prayer.
CHAP. VIII. Licentiousness inflying out against our Fellow-Worshippers.
The PERORATION, with a Call to Moderation and Devotion.
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