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Author: Lawrence, Matthew.
Title: The use and practice of faith: or, Faiths universal usefulness, and quickning influence into every kinde and degree of the Christian life.: Together with the excellency of a spiritual life (in difference from all tother) by way of a proœme. And the excellent work and reward of converting others to the faith, commended by way of close. Delivered in the publick lectures at Ipswich. By the late eminent and faithful servant of his Lord, Mr. Matthew Lawrence, preacher to the said town.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The use and practice of faith: or, Faiths universal usefulness, and quickning influence into every kinde and degree of the Christian life.: Together with the excellency of a spiritual life (in difference from all tother) by way of a proœme. And the excellent work and reward of converting others to the faith, commended by way of close. Delivered in the publick lectures at Ipswich. By the late eminent and faithful servant of his Lord, Mr. Matthew Lawrence, preacher to the said town.
Lawrence, Matthew.

London: printed by A. Maxey for Willian[sic] Weekly bookseller at Ipswich, and are to be sold by John Rothwell at the Fountain and Bear in Goldsmiths-Row, Cheapside; and by Robert Littleberry at the Unicorn, Little-Britain, 1657.
Subject terms:
Faith
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A88814.0001.001

Contents
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To the Right Worshipful, The BAYLIFFS & PORTMEN WITH The Residue of the Incorporation of the Town of Ipswich.
AN EPISTLE & PREFACE TO THIS TREATISE.
THE GENERAL CONTENTS Of the whole TREATISE. Yet referring more fully to the Alphabetical Table at the close of the Book, wherein are the Special Contents.
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QUEST. I. What Faith is.
QUESTION. II. What it is to live by Faith.
QUESTION III. Why a Christian is said to live by Faith, rather than any other Grace?
QUESTION IV. Who it is that lives by his Faith?
QUEST. V. By whose Faith shall he live?
QUESTION VI. When and how long the just lives by Faith?
QUEST. VII. What Life is that the Just lives by his Faith?
THE LIFE of FAITH IN JUSTIFICATION.
Ʋse of all in general.
II. THE LIFE of FAITH IN SANCTIFICATION.
branch 1
BRANCH. II. THE LIFE of FAITH A LIFE OF FRUCTIFICATION.
Ʋse of all in general.
BRANCH III. IN THE LIFE of FAITH IN SANCTIFICATION; VIZ. MORTIFICATION.
Quest. I. First, How Faith proceeds in mortifying sin?
Quest. II. Secondly, What are the Reasons, why Faith will have sin to be mortified?
BRANCH IV. IN THE LIFE of FAITH IN SANCTIFICATION; VIZ. VIVIFICATION.
Ʋse of all in general.
Of Exhortation
These are the Motives. We come now to the Means of Quickning.
Ʋse of Examination.
BRANCH V. IN THE LIFE of FAITH IN SANCTIFICATION; VIZ. AUGMENTATION.
And the Reason is drawn,
Now follows the second.
BRANCH VI. IN THE LIFE of FAITH IN SANCTIFICATION; VIZ. PERSEVERANCE.
Thus we have the Reasons, Why the just shall perse∣vere. Now see the Reasons, Why they live this life by Faith.
BRANCH VII. IN THE LIFE of FAITH IN SANCTIFICATION; VIZ. CONSOLATION.
Ʋses of the Consolation of the Faithful.
THE EIGHTH GENERAL HEAD.
General ƲSES.
Ʋse. I. Of Information.
Ʋse II. Of Reproof.
Ʋse III. Of Examination.
Branch II. Of Examination.
Ʋse IV. Of Thankfulness.
Ʋse V. Of Humiliation.
Ʋse VI. Of Exhortation.
AN APPENDIX Concerning The Converting of others TO THE FAITH.
Ʋse 1. Of Information.
Ʋse 2. of Reproof.
Ʋse 3. Of Exhortation.
Ʋse 4. Of Exhortation.
Ʋse 5. Exhortation to the People.
Ʋse 6. Of Thankfulness.
Ʋse 7. Of Comfort.
THE EPILOGUE: OR, A Pathetical Conclusion of the whole Work.
AN ALPHABETICAL TABLE Of the Principal CONTENTS.