The power of godlines [sic] both doctrinally and practically handled wherein the nature, comprehensiveness, parts and properties of a godly life are discovered by Scripture-evidence, and authority ... : whereunto are annexed distinct treatises 1. of the by that faithful servant of Christ, Mr. John Ball ... ; published by Simeon Ashe ...
Ball, John, 1585-1640., Ashe, Simeon, d. 1662.
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THE POWER OF GODLINES, BOTH Doctrinally, and Practically handled.

Wherein The Nature, Comprehensiveness, Parts, and Properties Of a Godly Life Are discovered by Scripture-evidence, and Authority: The special helps, and Furtherances thereof declared, the Lets, and Discouragements removed, and many necessary Practical Cases of Conscience resolved.

Whereunto are annexed distinct Treatises

  • 1. Of the Affections.
  • 2. Of the Spiritual Combate.
  • 3. Of the Government of the Tongue.
  • 4. And of Prayer. Together with
  • 5. An Exposition upon the Lords Prayer,

By that Faithful Servant of Christ Mr JOHN BALL late Minister of the Gospel at Whitmore in Stafford-shire.

Published by Simeon Ashe, Preacher of the Gospel at Austins London.

Exercise thy self unto Godliness. For bodily exercise profiteth little, but godliness is profitable unto all things having the promise of the life, that now is, and of that which is to come,
1 Tim. 4.7, 8.

For the Grace of God that bringeth salvation, hath appeared unto all men, teaching us, that denying ungod∣liness, and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously and godly in this present world, looking for that blessed hope and the glorious appearing of the great God, and our Saviour Jesus Christ,
Tit. 2.11, 12, 13

London Printed, by Abraham Miller, for George Sawbridge at the Bible on Ludgate-hill, 1657.