|Author:||Jenks, Sylvester, 1656?-1714.|
|Title:||A contrite and humble heart: with motives & considerations to prepare it.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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A contrite and humble heart: with motives & considerations to prepare it.
Jenks, Sylvester, 1656?-1714.
Paris: [s.n.], M. DC. XCII 
Christian life -- Catholic authors.
Humility -- Christianity.
TO THE READER.
MOTIVES OF LOVE.
SECT. I. How much it imports us to Love God above All Things.
SECT. II. That the Love of God is our Greatest Duty.
SECT. III. That the Love of God is our Greatest Good.
SECT. IV. That the Love of God is the chief Grace of the Holy Ghost.
SECT. V. That we ought to prepare our Heart for this great Grace.
MOTIVES OF FEAR.
SECT. I. How much it imports us to remember the Day of Judgment.
SECT. II. That our Last Day is the fatall End of all our transitory Happyness.
SECT. III. That our Last Day is the Sad Be∣ginning of our Everlasting Misery.
MOTIVES OF HOPE.
SECT. I. How unreasonable a thing it is for any Sinner to Despair.
SECT. II. That God can help us if he will.
SECT. III. That God will help us if we please.
DANGER OF DELAY.
SECT. I. Hew apt we are to differr Repen∣tance.
SECT. II. How dangerous it is to differ Repentance.
SECT. III. Reasons why Delay is so Dangerous.
SECT. IV. That we ought to begin immediatly, without Delay.
A CONTRITE HEART.
SECT. I. Sorrow for our Sins.
SECT. II. Resolutions of Amendment.
AN HUMBLE HEART.
SECT. I. The Necessity and Advantages of Humility.
SECT. II. First Degree of Humility.
SECT. III. Second Degree of Humility.
SECT. IV. An Objection Answerd.
SECT. V. Third Degree of Humility.
SECT. VI. First Reason why the greatest Saints are the most humble.
SECT. VII. Second Reason why the greatest Saints are the most humble.
I. The Enormity of Sin.
II. The Treachery of a Sinner.
III. The Disloyalty of a Sinner.
IV. The Impiety of a Sinner.
V. The great Ingratitude, Presump∣tion, Pride, & Insolence, of every Sinner.
VI. Our Saviours Idea of Sin: & the Impression it made upon Him.
VII. The Saints Idea of Sin. How much it humbles Them.
THE CHARACTER OF A GOOD CHRISTIAN.
SECT. I. The Perfection of his Duty,
SECT. II. His Contempt of the VVorld.
SECT. III. His Desire of Heaven.