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Author: Sheffeild, John, d. 1680.
Title: The sinfulnesse of evil thoughts: or, a discourse, wherein, the chambers of imagery are unlocked:: the cabinet of the heart opened. The secrets of the inner-man disclosed. In the particular discovery of the numerous evil thoughts, to be found in the most of men, with their various, and severall kinds, sinful causes, sad effects, and proper remedies or cures. Together with directions how to observe and keep the heart; the highest, hardest, nad most necessary work of him that would be a real Christian. / By Jo. Sheffeild Pastor of Swithins London.
Publication info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The sinfulnesse of evil thoughts: or, a discourse, wherein, the chambers of imagery are unlocked:: the cabinet of the heart opened. The secrets of the inner-man disclosed. In the particular discovery of the numerous evil thoughts, to be found in the most of men, with their various, and severall kinds, sinful causes, sad effects, and proper remedies or cures. Together with directions how to observe and keep the heart; the highest, hardest, nad most necessary work of him that would be a real Christian. / By Jo. Sheffeild Pastor of Swithins London.
Sheffeild, John, d. 1680.

London: Printed by J.H. for Samuel Gellibrand at the Golden Ball in Pauls Church-yard, 1659.
Subject terms:
Sin -- Meditations
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A93062.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the Worshipfull THE MASTER, WARDENS, ASSISTANTS, And the rest of THE Right Worshipfull Society OF SALTERS, His Honoured PATRONS.
THE EPISTLE TO THE READER.
The Contents.
THE SINFULNESS OF Evil Thoughts
CHAP. I.
CHAP. II. The point explained, Prov'd and confirmed by sundry arguments in the text.
CHAP. III. Sundry other Reasons of the Point from other Scriptures.
CHAP. IV. Of the severall kinds of Thoughts.
CHAP. V. Ot the severall kinds of Deliberate Thoughts.
CHAP. VI. Sins of the thoughts in respect of God, and first of having no thoughts of God.
CHAP. VII. Low Thoughts of God.
CHAP. VIII. Of Atheisticall thoughts.
CHAP. IX. Of Injurious and Erroneous Thoughts.
CHAP. X. Of Blasphemous Thoughts.
CHAP. XI. Of Politick thoughts.
CHAP. XII. Of grosse and superstitious Thoughts.
CHAP. XIII Of Hard Thoughts of God.
CHAP. XIV. Of Despairing Thoughts.
CHAP. XV. Of presumptuous thoughts.
CHAP. XVI. Of Murmuring Thoughts.
CHAP. XVII. Of Carefull Thoughts.
CHAP. XVIII. Of carnall thoughts.
CHAP. XIX. Of doubtfull, distrustfull, and fearfull thoughts.
CHAP. XX. Of reasonings and Irrationall thoughts.
CHAP. XXI. The hypocriticall thought.
CHAP. XXII. Of Evil Thoughts towards our Neighbour.
CHAP. XXIII. Many other Evil Thoughts against our Neigh∣bour.
CHAP. XXIIII. Of the evil thoughts which concern and respect our selves.
CHAP. XXV. The melancholy, and merry thought.
CHAP. XXVI. Of Self-murdering Thoughts.
CHAP. XXVII. Of Carefull Thoughts.
CHAP. XXVIII. The first use of confutation of that common er∣ror, that thoughts are free.
CHAP. XXIX. The Second use for humiliation.
CHAP. XXX. The Third Use of Information in severall par∣ticulars.
CHAP. XXXI. Containing three other uses.
CHAP. XXXII. Containing a Use of Exhortation.
CHAP. XXXIII. An use of Examination, with certaine notes to know whether the thoughts be good or bad.
CHAP. XXXIIII. Of Good Desires.
CHAP. XXXV. Containing directions what meanes to use to pre∣vent evil thoughts, and to purge them out.
CHAP. XXXVI. The last use of admonition to Simon and his fol∣lowers.
CHAP. XXXVII. Containing a Soliloquy, or the souls sad meditation upon the Trouble of Evil thoughts.