Spiritual refining: or A treatise of grace and assurance Wherein are handled, the doctrine of assurance. The use of signs in self-examination. How true graces may be distinguished from counterfeit. Several true signs of grace, and many false ones. The nature of grace under divers Scripture notions or titles, as regeneration, the new-creature, the heart of flesh, vocation, sanctification, &c. Many chief questions (occasionally) controverted between the orthodox and the Arminians. As also many cases of conscience. Tending to comfort and confirm saints. Undeceive and convert sinners. Being CXX sermons preached and now published by Anthony Burgess sometime fellow of Emanuel Colledge in Cambridge, and now pastor of the church of Sutton-Coldfield in Warwickshire.
Burgess, Anthony, d. 1664.
SECT. X. Of the nature of Grace, under the Expressions of Taking away the Stony Heart, Giving a Heart of Flesh, and, Writing Gods Laws in the Heart, with the counterfeit thereof.
- SERMON LXXXV. Ezek. 32. 26. I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh. Displayeth Gods Soveraignty and Dominion over the hearts of men.
- SERMON LXXXVI. Of the Heart of Stone, and what wickedness that name implyes.
- SERMON LXXXVII. Of Gods making a true Converts heart tender and flexible for eve∣ry duty: Also, what Heart of flesh imples, with the effects and consequencies of it.
- SERMON LXXXVIII. Holding forth inducements to get this promised Heart of flesh: Al∣so, shewing the counterfeit of it.