« ΠροηγούμενηΣυνέχεια »
By WILLIAM LAW, A. M.
The THIRD EDITION.
Not as though I had already attained, either were
already perfect. Phil. iii. 12.
Weft-End of St. Paul's. MDccxxxiv,
CON TEN T S.
| C H A P. I. THE nature and design of Christianity, that its fole end is to deliver us from the misery and dif order of this present state, and raise us to a blissful enjoyment of the divine nature Page 9
CHA P. II. Christianity requires a change of nature, a new life • perfectly devoted to God
CHA P. III. Christianity requireth a renunciation of the world, and . all worldly tempers
CH A P. IV. A continuation of the same subject
60 CH A P. V. A farther continuation of the same fubje&t
78 снАР.. 175
CH A P. VI. Christianity calleth all men to a state of self-denial and mortification
- Page 102 CHA P. VII... Some farther confiderations upon the reasonablenefa of selfdenial
127 CH A P. VIII. The subject of self-denial farther continued 154
CH A P. IX. Of the necesity of divine grace, and the several duties to which it calleth all Christians
. C H A P. A. The necessity of divine grace, obligeth all Christians to
a constant purity, and holiness of conversation ;
C H A P. XI. .
conversation, to which the necesity of divine grace
224 CH A P. XII. Christians are called to a constant state of prayer and devotion
CH A P. XIII. All Christians are required to imitate the life and example of Jefus Chrift
284 CHA P. XIV. An exhortation to Christian Perfe&tion 907
W HRISTIAN Perfection will perhaps
seem to the common reader to imply some state of life which every one need
not aspire after ; that it is made up of KC
Y such strictnesses, retirements, and parti.
cularities of devotion, as are neither necessary, nor practicable by the generality of Christians.
But I must answer for myself, that I know of only one common Christianity, which is to be the common means of salvation to all men.