|Author:||Mason, Henry, 1573?-1647.|
|Title:||Christian humiliation, or, A treatise of fasting declaring the nature, kindes, ends, vses, and properties of a religious fast: together with a briefe discourse concerning the fast of Lent. By Henry Mason, pastor of Saint Andrews-Vndershaft London.|
|Publication info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
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Christian humiliation, or, A treatise of fasting declaring the nature, kindes, ends, vses, and properties of a religious fast: together with a briefe discourse concerning the fast of Lent. By Henry Mason, pastor of Saint Andrews-Vndershaft London.
Mason, Henry, 1573?-1647.
London: Printed by G[eorge] P[urslowe] for Iohn Clarke, and are to be sold at his shop vnder S. Peters Church in Corne-hill, 1625.
|Alternate titles:||Christian humiliation Treatise of fasting.|
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Fasting -- Early works to 1800.
TO THE RIGHT WORSHIPFVLL, Mr. Henry King, Arch-Deacon of Colchester, Canon-Residentiary of the Cathedrall Church of St. Paul, and eldest Sonne to the worthy Prelate Dr. KING, late Bishop of London.
CHRISTIAN HVMILIATION: OR, A TREATISE OF FASTING: Declaring the Nature, Kindes, Ends, Vses, and Properties of a Religious FAST.
CHAP. I. What Fasting is.
CHAP. II. What sorts or kinds of fasting are commended to vs in Scriptures.
CHAP. III. What holy vse there is of Fasting, and how it may further vs for holy duties, and workes of GODS seruice.
CHAP. IIII. What conditions are required of vs in our fasting, that it may be accepted with God.
CHAP. V. In what cases and for what purposes Fasting serueth to obtaine helpe and fauour from God.
CHAP. VI. Why Christ fasted at this time.
CHAP. VII. Why Christ fasted forty dayes and forty nights.
CHAP. VIII. When a Christian may or should fast.
CHAP. IX. How long wee should continue our Fast.
CHAP. X. What we are to thinke of the Fast of Lent.
CHAP. XI. Of Christs hungring.
The Conclusion, touching the physicall vse of Fasting.