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Author: Petto, Samuel, 1624?-1711.
Title: The voice of the Spirit. Or, An essay towards a discoverie of the witnessings of the spirit: by opening and answering these following queries. Q. 1. What is the witnessing worke of the Spirit? 2 How doth the Spirit witnesse to a soule its adoption? 3. Who are capable of attaining the witnessings of the Spirit? 4. How may a soul know its injoyment of them? 5. By what meanes may a soule attaine them? To which is added. Roses from Sharon or sweet experiences reached out by Christ to some of his beloved ones in this wildernes. / By Samuel Petto preacher of the Gospell at Sandcroft in Suffolke.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The voice of the Spirit. Or, An essay towards a discoverie of the witnessings of the spirit: by opening and answering these following queries. Q. 1. What is the witnessing worke of the Spirit? 2 How doth the Spirit witnesse to a soule its adoption? 3. Who are capable of attaining the witnessings of the Spirit? 4. How may a soul know its injoyment of them? 5. By what meanes may a soule attaine them? To which is added. Roses from Sharon or sweet experiences reached out by Christ to some of his beloved ones in this wildernes. / By Samuel Petto preacher of the Gospell at Sandcroft in Suffolke.
Petto, Samuel, 1624?-1711.

London: Printed for Livewell Chapman, at the Crowne in Popes head-Alley, 1654.
Subject terms:
Soul
Holy Spirit
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A90625.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the Saints and people of God in and about Sandcroft, Grace and peace be multiplyed.
To the Christian Reader.
To the Reader.
Courteous Reader, By reason of the Authors far distance from the Presse, many faults have esca∣ped, some of the chiefest are here noted out, which thou art desired to take notice of.
A BRIEF DISCOVERY of the witnessings of the Spirit to the Soules of the Saints.
CHAP. I. Opening the Text, and shewing the meaning of the words.
CHAP. II. The Observation from the Text.
CHAP. III. Of the witnessing worke of the Spirit: or what it is for the Spirit to witnesse unto a soule its Adoption.
CHAP. IV. Of the Witnes [the Spirit] and the thing witnessed, and wherein the witnessing worke doth consist.
CHAP. V. Of the wayes and meanes how the Spirit doth accomplish this witnessing worke, in many particulars.
CHAP. VI. Of the Spirits Witnessing to the soule its Adoption; and that first immediately by it selfe: proved by foure Arguments.
CHAP. VII. Of the Spirits witnessing by water.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Spirits witnessing by bloud.
CHAP. IX. Shewing who are capable of attaining the Witnessings of the Spirit.
CHAP. X. Foure Arguments to prove that weake be∣leivers are capable of attaining these witnessings of the Spirit.
CHAP. XI. Shewing how a soule may know whether it enjoyeth the witnessings of the Spirit or not: and first the Immediate witnes∣sings of the Spirit.
CHAP. XII. Of what doth primarily evidence the truth of this Immediate Testimony.
CHAP. XIII. Of what doth Secondarily Evidence the truth of Immediate Testimony.
CHAP. XIV. Shewing how a soule may know that the Spirit hath witnessed its Adoption by bloud.
CHAP. XV. Shewing how a soule may know that the Spirit hath witnessed its Adoption by Water.
CHAP. XVI. Of separation of the heart from sinne, and Adoption witnessed thereby; foure distinctions about it.
CHAP. XVII. Some discoveries of such a freedome from and unwillingnes to sin, as the Gospel owneth as an Evidence of Adoption.
CHAP. XVIII. Of the soules retaining Assurance, not∣withstanding the prevailings of cor∣ruption.
CHAP. XIX. Of separation of the heart to God and Christ.
CHAP. XX. Of the soules Enjoying the leadings of the Spirit, and when.
CHAP. XXI. Ten Secondary Generall Evidences which accompany the witnessings of the Spi∣rit in every one of those wayes of wit∣nessing.
CHAP. XXII. Foure Objections answered.
CHAP. XXIII. Of the meanes to the attaining, streng∣thening, and preserving the witnes∣sings of the Spirit.
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The Epistle to the Reader.
CHOICE EXPERIENCES.
Experiences of A. M.
Experiences of J. M.
Concerning beleeving.
Concerning Temptation.
Concerning Corruption.
Concerning the Spirits working.
Concerning hindering the worke of the Spirit.
Concerning Desertion.
THE CONTENTS.