|Author:||Lyford, William, 1598-1653.|
|Title:||Principle[s] of faith & good conscience digested into a catecheticall form: together with an appendix: 1. Unfolding the termes of practicall divinity. 2. Shewing some markes of Gods children. 3. Some generall rules and principles of holy life. By W. Lyford, Batchelour of Divinity, and minister of Gods Word at Sherborne in Dorsetshire.|
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2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Principle[s] of faith & good conscience digested into a catecheticall form: together with an appendix: 1. Unfolding the termes of practicall divinity. 2. Shewing some markes of Gods children. 3. Some generall rules and principles of holy life. By W. Lyford, Batchelour of Divinity, and minister of Gods Word at Sherborne in Dorsetshire.
Lyford, William, 1598-1653.
Printed at Oxford: by Henry Hall for John Adams, and Edward Forrest, 1655.
Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library.
Christian life -- Early works to 1800.
Spiritual life -- Early works to 1800.
Advertisements touching the use and purpose of this Booke, to my People.
to the reader
The Contents of the severall Chapters.
I believe in God.
The Father Almighty.
Maker of Heaven and Earth.
And in Jesus Christ.
His onely Son our Lord.
The third day he rose again from the dead.
He ascended into Heaven.
Sitteth at the right hand of God.
From thence he shall come to judge.
I believe in the Holy Ghost.
And the life everlasting.
Of the first Commandment. Thou shalt have no other Gods, &c.
Thou shalt not bow downe to them, nor serve them.
The duty of Kings and Rulers, and Subjects under them.
Which art in Heaven.
1. Petition: Hallowed be thy Name.
2. Petition. Thy Kingdome come.
The 3d Petition. Thy will be done.
The 4th Petition. Give us this day.
The 5th Petition. And forgive us, &c.
As we forgive.
The 6th Petition. Lead us not &c.
But deliver us from evil.
For thine is the Kingdome, &c.
Our duty after Prayer.
TO THE READER.
Markes of Gods children drawn out of Gods word.
Of saving knowledge.
Of the Love of God.
Of Zeale for God.
Of love to a Christian for Gods sake.
Of Hungring and thirsting after Christ, and His Grace.
Of Christ in us.
Of the spirit of Christ in us.
Of Christ Ruling in us.
Of Being led by the Spirit of Christ.
Of the spirit of Truth and Error.
Of Mortification, or Crucifying the Lusts of the Flesh.
Of Obedience and Sanctification.
Of Sanctification, How it differs from civill Honesty.
Of Restraining and Renewing Grace.
Generall Rules of Holy life and Conversation.