|Author:||Oldfield, John, 1627?-1682.|
|Title:||The first, last, or, The formal hypocrite further from salvation (as to the way of God's ordinary working) than the prophane sinner being the substance of several sermons preached in course at a lecture in the countrey / by J.O. ...|
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The first, last, or, The formal hypocrite further from salvation (as to the way of God's ordinary working) than the prophane sinner being the substance of several sermons preached in course at a lecture in the countrey / by J.O. ...
Oldfield, John, 1627?-1682.
London: Printed for R. Boulter ..., 1666.
Written by John Oldfield. Cf. DNB.
Reproduction of original in Bodleian Library.
Salvation -- Sermons.
Sermons, English -- 17th century.
To the PARISHIONERS of C. and W. in the County of D. Grace and Peace from God the Father, and from our Lord Jesus Christ.
The First, Last, &c.
CHAP. I. A Threefold use of Parables; the Text Divided and Explained; the Doctrine Propos'd and Proved by Scripture.
CHAP. II. A first sort of Reasons, (viz. What may move God to call the Prophane, rather then the Formalists) Negatively, and Positively.
CHAP. III. A second sort of Reasons (viz. Why the Word sooner works on the Prophane, then the Formalist) in general.
CHAP. IV. Misaplication prevented.
CHAP. V. The first Ʋse of the Point, in several In∣ferences, for Information, or In∣struction.
CHAP. VI. The second and third Ʋse of the Point, Viz. Terror to the Formalist, and dis∣coveries of such.
CHAP. VII. The fourth and last Ʋse of the point, viz. Exhortation: And first to the Prophane, That they will improve their hopes: Prosecuted, 1. by Di∣rections. 2. Encouraging Motives.
CHAP. VIII. The second branch of Exhortation, viz. to the Formal Hypocrite, to hasten out of his dangerous condition; urged by divers Motives.
CHAP. IX. Helps or Directions to the formal Hypocrite, in order to his coming out of that condi∣tion, and becoming a sound and thorough Christian.