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.


  • ILl Education a cause of stupidity of conscience 339
  • Election. Not of all that are called, 6, 12, 643
    • This Doctrine no ground of despair, 644
    • Evidences of the paucity of elected ones, even of the called, 647
    • What to be done by him who is in fea about his Election, 649
    • Effects of Election, ib.
  • Embryoes as to the New-birth, having only ini∣tial workings, 232
  • Ends in actions to be looked to, 10
  • Establishment of the heart by grace, 309
    • How the heart becomes established, 311
    • It is better then all disputes and notions, &c. 316
    • Evidences, vide Assurance and Signs.
    • Experimental Knowledge, vid. Knowledge.