An abridgement of the whole body of divinity extracted from the learned works of that ever-famous and reverend divine, Mr. William Perkins / by Tho. Nicols.

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An abridgement of the whole body of divinity extracted from the learned works of that ever-famous and reverend divine, Mr. William Perkins / by Tho. Nicols.
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Perkins, William, 1558-1602.
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London :: Printed by W.B. for Will. Hope ...,
1654.
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Theology, Doctrinal -- 17th century.
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Contents of the first part of this TREATISE.
  • 1. OF God. pag. 1.
  • Of the life of God. pag. 4.
  • His Names
  • Nature pag. 2.
  • Glorie and blessedness. pag. 10.
  • Of the persons of the Godhead. pag. 11.
Contents of the second part of this Treatise.
  • Of Gods works and his Degree. pag. 14. 15. 16. 18. 19. 20. 21.
  • Of Man and his state. pag. 22. 23.
  • Of the fall of Angels. pag. 24.
  • The fall of man. pag. 26. 27. 28.
  • Of sin by participation. pag. 28.
  • Original sin. pag. 28.
  • Actual sin. pag. 33. 35.
  • Punishment of sin in this life. pag. 35.
  • Of tentation pag. 36 37. 38. 39.
  • Of Election and its foundation. pag. 42. 43.

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  • The Degrees of its execution. p. 136. 144. 147.
  • Elect their estate at the last judgement. pag. 181.
  • Gods Covenant of works and grace. p. 42. 43. 127.
  • Of the Moral Law. pag. 43.
  • The use of the Law. pag. 125.
  • Of the first Commandment. pag 43.
  • Of the second Commandment. pag. 48 48.
  • Idolatry and superstition. pag. 52 68.
  • Effects of Hypocrisie. pag. 53.
  • Of Magick pag. 54. 55. 59.
  • Of Covenants with the Devil. pag. 57.
  • Divining. pag 58.
  • Necromancy. pag. 58.
  • Pythonisme. pag. 59.
  • Enchantments. pag, 60.
  • Charms. pag. 60.
  • Third Commandment. pag. 61.
  • Its Affirmative part. pag. 61.
  • Its Negative part. pag. 66.
  • Of Oaths. pag. 62. 64.
  • Asseveration, what it is. pag. 63
  • Palmestry. pag. 69.
  • Astrology. pag. 69. 70. 71. 73. 74.
  • Effects of the Sun and Moon. pag. 72.

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  • Of the fourth Commandment. pag. 75.
  • Affirmative part of it. pag. 75.
  • Negative part of it. pag. 79.
  • Sabbath how it was ceremonial. pag 77.
  • How it is moral. pag. 77.
  • Of the fifth Commandment. pag. 80.
  • Affirmative part of it. pag. 80.
  • Negative part of it. pag. 83.
  • Of the sixth Commandment. pag. 84.
  • Affirma. Nega. part of it. pag. 85. 90.
  • Truces, the lawfulness of them. pag. 86.
  • Duels unlawfull, and why? pag. 93.
  • Of the seventh Commandment. pag. 95.
  • Affirmative part of it. pag. 95.
  • Negative part of it. pag. 99.
  • Fornication, what it is. pag. 100.
  • Adultery, what it is. pag. 101.
  • Lust the occasions of it. pag. 103.
  • Eight Commandment. pag. 104.
  • Affirmative part of it. pag 104.
  • Negative part of it. pag 109.
  • Contentation, what it is. pag. 105.
  • Thriftness, what it is. pag. 105.
  • Pledges are not to be exacted. pag. 107.
  • Just Covenants must be performed. p. 108.
  • Vnjust dealing in heart and deed what it is. pag. 109. 110.

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  • Oppression in bargaining, its kindes. p. 111.
  • Oppression by Vsury. pag. 112.
  • Punishment of Theft. pag. 115.
  • Ninth Commandment. pag. 115.
  • Affirmative part of it. pag. 115.
  • Negative part of it. pag 119.
  • To labour for a good name by godliness is lawfull. pag. 117.
  • How one man may lawfully judge another. pag. 119.
  • Tenth Commandment. pag. 122.
  • Affirmative part of it. pag. 123.
  • The Negative part of it. pag. 124.
  • Motions of the heart, their kindes. pag. 123.
  • Motions of the heart upon the work of faith, what they be. pag. 140.
  • Sacraments. pag. 129. 131. 133.
  • How they differ from sacrifices. pag. 132.
  • Declaration of Gods love, its degrees. p. 136. 144. 147. 177.
  • Members of Christ whom they are. p. 138.
  • Effectual calling the means of its execu∣tion. pag 139.
  • Hammers to break a stony heart. pag. 139. 140.
  • Rules to know true faith by. pag. 143.
  • Priviledges by Adoption pag. 146.

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  • Inherent holiness its parts. pag. 148. 149. 150. 151.
  • Illumination what it is pag. 148.
  • Repentance and its fruits. pag. 152.
  • Self-denial. pag 169.
  • New obedience. pag. 153. 154. 171. 173. 175.
  • A Christian Combat, what it is. pag. 154. 155.
  • Assaults in it pag. 157. 158 161.
  • Vnjust anger and wrath, remedies against them pag 164 165.
  • Covetousness, its remedies. pag 165.
  • Desires of the flesh, their remedies. p. 166.
  • Patience how to strengthen it. pag. 169.
  • Of Alms. pag. 167.
  • Death, remedies against the fear of it. pag. 178.
  • Eternal life, what it is. pag. 182.
  • Its fruits. pag. 183. 184.
  • Perfect glorie, what it is? pag. 183.
  • Reprobation, its Decree. pag. 186.
  • Execution of it. pag. 187. 188. 191. 192.
  • Rebrobates their state after death. pag. 194.
  • Their condemnation. pag. 195.
  • The manner of it. pag. 195.

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  • Predestination, the Application of it. p. 197.
  • Luthers saying. pag. 201.
  • The Corolary. pag. 185. 196.
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