The Soules Preparation for Christ; A Treatise of Contrition [By T. Hooker].

The Soules Preparation for Christ; A Treatise of Contrition [By T. Hooker].

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1638 edition. Excerpt: ...begin thus to arrest a man, then the heart comes and gives way to the rruth revealed, and conscience that fertles it upon the heart. II. The fecond meanes whereby Mediarion nay get power upon the foule, is this, wee most cry and call for the fpitit of humiliarion and conrririon, that God by that blessed fpirit of his, which in Scripture is called the fpitit of bondai ge, would fet to hit helping band, and assist Conscience his officer. and rake the marter into his ownehand; & becaufe there are many rebellious corruprions that oppofe Gods rruth, we ant call to heaven for help, that God would scisc up on the heart, and breakeit: A perverfe heart will blind, the Iudgement, and fay, when Confcience comes, and seith, I will beare witness: against you for vour pride, and covetoufhesse, and ptophaiwsse. They resist confcience..Looks as it it If a Sergeant arrest a man, he may efcape fe is hands, or kill the Sergeantj but if the She. rift ritfe or the King himsejse come and rake the prifoner io hand, then hee most goe to prllon whether he will ot Do 1 fo it is here. though a corrupt heart cm fop Confcience, stay Conscience, yer there isa commanding power of Gods fpitit; the fpitit of humiliarion: And when God comer from heaven to aide his officer the heart must stoope and be governed. Locke at it it with a child that it under government, his father pethaps hids the fervant correct him, now it is admitable to fee how the child will raunt with the servant, & ftraggle with him mighrily, now when the father bearerb this, hee faith, Give me the tod, 8c he res the child, you would not bee whipped, but I will scourge you, and hee will fer it home, and plague him Ib much the more, because he resisted the fervant: fo it is here, the Lord hath revealed his...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236632362
  • 9781236632364