|Author:||Strachan, Patrick, fl. 1693.|
|Title:||The map of the little world, illuminated with religion being a practical treatise, directing man to a religious scope, and right measure, in all the periods of his life; with devotion suitable. To which is added an appendix, containing a gospel ministers legacie, in some sermons, upon 2 Pet. 1. 12, &c. / By Patrick Strachan minister of the gospel at St. Vigeans.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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The map of the little world, illuminated with religion being a practical treatise, directing man to a religious scope, and right measure, in all the periods of his life; with devotion suitable. To which is added an appendix, containing a gospel ministers legacie, in some sermons, upon 2 Pet. 1. 12, &c. / By Patrick Strachan minister of the gospel at St. Vigeans.
Strachan, Patrick, fl. 1693.
Edinburgh,: Printed by John Reid, to be sold by Thomas Brown & John Vallange ..., 1693.
Bible. -- N.T. -- Peter 2nd. I, 12 -- Sermons -- Early works to 1800.
Devotional literature, English -- Scotland -- Early works to 1800.
Unto the Right Honourable, and truely NOBLE JAMES EARL of PANMURE, Lord MAUL, BREGHIN and NAVAR, &c. My most Generous PATRON.
TO THE READER
The Contents The Entrance.
THE MAP OF THE Little WORLD Illuminated with RELIGION
Period first, Of our beginning and bygone life, and the Stages thereof.
The Prayer Of Parents for their Children.
The Prayer of Children.
STAGE Fourth. From the 12 to the 18 Year of Man's Age.
Period second, Of our Present time, and the State of our Growing Age.
STAGE I. Which commenceth from the 18 year of Mans age, to twenty two, or thereabout.
STAGE second. From the 22 to the 30 Year of our Age.
The Morning Prayer.
The Evening Prayer.
STAGE Third. Which commenceth from the 30 to the 〈◊〉 year of our age, or there about: which be∣ing a very material part of our Life, I shall, for clearness sake, consi∣der in three courses.
Secondly, The MOTIVES.
First, The Nobility.
First, Your Persenal Capacity.
Secondly, As to your domestick Capacity.
Thirdly. As to the Demeanour of the Noblemen towards the Institutions of CHRIST and His Ministers.
Fourthly: As to your Carriage as Peers, and Patriots in the Nation.
Secondly, To the Gentry.
Thirdly, To the Clergy.
Fourthly, To the Commons of all sorts.
First, If thou hast unfeignedly repented of all thy former fins?
Secondly, If there remain an• Resid•• Humour of folly in thee.
Thirdly, If thou partake of the Divine Nature.
Fourthly, If thy Heart do not condemn thee.
Fifthly, How thou art Resolved to encount•• the Tr•als of this Period.
Sixthly, If all Delayes be defeated, and thou be now intent on thy Work.
Seventhly, What is thy Stock and Store, in Grace and Vertue.
Secondly, What now remains to be done?
A Continuation of this STAGE. From 50 to 70. and to the uttermost extent of Mans Life.
STAGE Second OF The Quatuor Norissima, or feur Last things: and how Man is to improve himself in the Consideration of th•se.
Secondly, THE CONSIDERATION OF DEATH RE∣DƲCED TO PRACTICE.
Prayer in order to Death.
The Second last Thing JUDGEMEMT.
The Third Last Thing HELL.
The fourth last thing, HEAVEN.
STAGE Third. Treateth of such things as the serious Con∣sideration of Eternity should suggest.
The Prayer to be used upon Munday, for Childhood.
Devotion in order to Youth, to be Exercised on Tuesday.
3ly. Devotion. As to our Entrance to a •al∣ling and Relation; to be exercised on Wednesday.
Fourthly, Devotion for our Riper years, to be exercised on Thursday.
3ly, Devotion, For our Declining Age, on Friday.
Sixthly. Devotion for Old Age, on Saturday.
Devotion, in order to the Eternal Sabbath; On Sunday, or the Christians LORDS Day.
And if ou please in your Private Devotion to Sing after this manner:
A VALE to the WORLD.
The Devotion Suitable.
AN APPENDIX The Pastoral legacy, and latter will of a Gospel Minister to his flock, in some Sermous upon 2 Pet: Chap. 1. from v 12. to the middle of 16. Preached from the 2 Sunday of April, to the 4th. Sun∣day of June, 1693.
To the Reader