A touchstone, whereby may be easilie discerned, which is the true Catholike faith, of all them that professe the name of Catholiques in the Church of Englande, that they bee not deceiued taken out of the Catholike Epistle of S. Iude.
Trigge, Francis, 1547?-1606.
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A briefe table, shewing the contents of this treatise.

  • OF the sufficiencie of the scriptures 1. 2 &c
  • Of the duetie of the true seruants of God 5
  • Of vocation 7
  • Of Gods prouidence and preseruation 10
  • Of Gods mercie 14
  • Of peace 17
  • Of loue 22
  • Of the common saluation 24
  • Of the certaintie of saluation 26
  • Of the first catholique faith 39
  • Of praiers in a strange tongue 65
  • Of the scriptures read in the vulgar tongue 75
  • Of images 80
  • Of pardons 96
  • Of auricular confession 100
  • Of purgatorie 115
  • Of praier to Saintes 137
  • Of Transubstantiation 166
  • Of Communion vnder one kinde 199
  • Of the authoritie of the Church 202
  • Of praier for the dead 204
  • Of Monkes and Friers 220
  • Of Mariage and single life 225
  • Of fasting and abstinence 239
  • Of Ceremonies 247
  • Of the Popes supremacie 251
  • Of the Sinnes of Sodome 288
  • Of obedience to Magistrates 290
  • Of Satans sleightes 295
  • Of Christian patience 296. 297
  • Of treason and rebellion 299
  • Of Christian loue feastes 301
  • Of the spirituall feeding of pastors 303
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  • Of the deceites of priestes and friers 304
  • Christians must do good workes themselues 305
  • Of the Churches treasure 305. 306 and of hypocrisie ibid.
  • Of the persecution of the true church 308
  • Of the ignorance of the Popes cleargie 309
  • Of the day of Iudgment 310
  • Our daies are the daies of Noah 313
  • Against murmuring 326
  • Of spirituall pride. Of couetousnesse 327
  • Of the word of God 328
  • Of sectes and schismes in the church 329
  • A true description of the Church 330
  • Of Sectaries. Of direction of Gods spirit 332
  • A briefe sum of true catholike religion 331
  • Of the exceeding loue of Iesus Christ 348
  • Of the reward of good workes 351
  • Of blinde zeale. Of traditions 354 355
  • Of the garments of the flesh 358
  • Of preseruation from sinne 359