A posing question, put by the wise man, viz. Solomon, to the wisest men concerning making a judgment of the temporal conditions : wherein you have the ignorance of man (in knowing, what is good, or evil, for man in this life) discovered, together, with the mistakes that flow from it : and the great question resolved, viz. whether the knowledg of, what is good for a man in this life, be so hid from man, that no man can attain it
Baxter, Benjamin, Preacher of the Gospel., Baxter, Richard, 1615-1691.


SOlomons Design in the whole Book Discovered.

  • Mans Felicity consists not in Riches.
  • Proved by
    • Some Arguments; Chap. 5.
    • 4. more Arguments, Chap. 6.

The words, a Questionary Proposal.

  • Doct. No man infallibly knoweth what is good, (and so on the contrary) What is evil for a man in this life.

The Doctrine Explicated,

  • 1. Of what Good to be understood,
    • Five Distinctions of good.
  • 2. Of what Men,
    • Of All
      • Good.
      • Bad.

The difference shewed, between a Godly mans, and another mans knowledg, of what is Good or Evil, for a man in this life, in 4. Particulars.

A Godly mans Ignorance, shewed in 2. Particulars.