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.


  • KEeping the Commandments, vid. Obedience.
    • Mens fond perswasions of their doing it, with the causes, 142, &c.
    Experimental Knowledge.
  • Experimental Knowledge of our selves Difficult, 5
    • Advantagious, ib.
    • The best, ib.
  • The end of all other Knowledge, 8
    • Establisheth the soul, ibid.
    • Its impediments, 9
    • Whether in hypotrites, 12
    • How it differs in hypocrites & regenerate, 15
  • Knowledge of our state of grace to be attained by marks and signs, 17
    • Establisheth not the heart as grace doth, 316