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CONTENT S.

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The fir& Book. Chap.

Pages i F the Contempt of the Vanities of the World, , 2 3 The Doctrine of Truth, 4

Prudence in our Behaviour, S of Reading the Holy Scriptures, 6 Of Inordinate Affections,

13 7 Directions for avoiding Pride, and Vain Confidences,

14 8 Against too general an Acquaintance, and inconvenient Freedors Conversatdon,

16 9 Obedience and a State of Subjection,

17 10 Few Words are best, II of Peace of Mind, and a Defire of Improvement, 12 The Advantage of Afflictions, 13 Of Refifting Temptations,

24 14 Against Rash Judging,

29 15 of Works of Charity, 16 Of Bearing with other Men's Faults, 17 A Recluse Life, 18 of the Examples of Holy Men in former Ages, 19 The Exercise of a truly Religious person,

39 20 Love of Solitude and Silence,

44 21 of Compunction of Heart, 22 The Miserable Condition of Man considered, 23 Meditations concerning Death,

$7 34 of the Laft Judgment, and the Eternal Punishment of Ungodly

62 35 Of Zeal in the Reformation of our Line

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God is in the small still voice,

123

3. Of the General Disregard to God's Word, and the Obedience due to

it,

125

4 A Prayer for Heavenly Instruction and Devotion,

128

5 Walk bumbly with thy God, and worship Him in Truth, 129

6 The Power of the Love of God,

132

7 The Tryal of true Love,

136

8 Grace mají be received without Oftentation,

140

9 Of Acknowledging our Unworthiness before God,

143

jo Of doing All to the Glory of God,

145

IT Gor's Service is perfe& Freedom,

147

12 of Regulating our Defires,

150

13 The Neceflity and Reasonablenefs of Patience,

153

14 Obedience to Superiors; enforced by Christ's Example, 156

15 God's Judgments are be confidered, for our Humiliation, 158

16 With what Referves we ought to Pray,

160

17 A Prayer for Grace to do the Will of God,

162

18 God is our only Comfort in Trouble,

163

19 Of cafting our Care upon God,

165

20 Çhrist our Pattern of Patience in Afri&tions,

167

21 of bearing Injuries ; and how we may judge of true Patience, 169

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22 The Infirmities and Miseries of our present State,

172

23 of placing all our Hope and Happiness in God,

180

24 A Thanksgiving for God's Mercies,

25 The things which make for Peace,

26 A Prayer against Evil Thoughts,

27 A Prayer for Spiritual Illumination,

186

28 Against a busie inquisitive Temper,

187

29 Of lasting Peace, and true Goodness,

188

30 True Freedom of Mind,

199

31 Self-Love the greatest obftru&tion to Virtue and Happiness, 192

32 A Prayer for Purity of Heart, and Heavenly Wisdom,

194

3; How a Christian ought to behave himself when Men Speak Evil of

him,

195

34 How God ought to be addrefid to in time of Adversity,

197

35 How the Divine Aliftance should be fought, and depended upon, 198

36 of seeking God alone,

103

37 Of Self-Denial,

207

38 The Changeableness of our Temper, and how to fix it,

209

39 The Happiness of them who love God,

40 This Life a State of continual Temptation,

213

41 of Defpifing the vain Censures of Men,

215

42 A Christian must devote himself entirely to God before he can be

218

43 How to govern One's self in the Affairs of the World,

44 Against too great Eagerness in Business,

45 In Man dwelleth no good thing,

223

46 of defpiling Worldly Honour,

225

47 Happiness is not to be had, by the Favour or Friendship of Men, 226

48 Against Vain, and Pompous Learning,

227

49. Of Meddling with the World, as little as may be;

230

so Against a fond and easie Credulity,

231

si Of trusting in God, when Men speak Ill of 145,

234

52 Nothing too much to suffer for Eternal Life,

237

53 The joys of Eternity, and Miseries of this present Life, +240

$4 Of the Defire of Eternal Life, and the Happiness of them who strive

manfully,

244

55 An Act of Refignation to God in time of Adversity,

248

56 A Man must be contented wth meaner Acts of Virtue, when he is in-

disposed for greater,

252

57 A Man hould think Correction, not Comfort, his due,

253

58 The Grace of God dwells not pith worldly-minded Men,

59 The different Motions of Nature and Grace,

po The Weakness of Corrupt Nature, and Efficacy of Divine Grace, 262

63 Self Denial enforced from Christ's Example,

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MEDITATIONS and PRAYERS

for Sick Persons.

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Pon Sickness in general, the Author, Causes, and Ends of
2 of the Power of God, and the Affections arising from thence, Dread
of his Anger, and Trust in his Protection,

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3 of the Justice of God : And the Penitential Sorrow refulting from

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4 Of the Wisdom and Goodness of God,

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5 Upon Recovery from Sickness,

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6 of Death,

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