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New-York:
PUBLISHED BY LANE & SCOTT,

200 Mulberry-street. JOSEPH LONG KING, PRINTER.

1848.

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Preface

Page 5

PART I.

CHAPTER 1. This rest defined

7

II. What this rest presupposeth

11

III. What this rest containeth

15

IV. The four great preparations to our rest

27

V. The excellences of our rest

38

VI. The people of God described

61

The conclusion

71

PART II.

CHAPTER I. The inconceivable misery of the ungodly in their

loss of this rest

72

II. The aggravation of the loss of heaven to the ungodly

77

III. They shall lose all things comfortable, as well as

heaven

89

IV. The greatness of the torments of the damned discovered 95

V. The second use,-reprehending the general neglect of

this rest, and exciting to diligence in seeking it 105

VI. An exhortation to seriousness in seeking rest -

116

VII. The third use,- persuading all men to try their title

to this rest; and directing them how to try, that they

135

VIII. Farther causes of doubting among Christians 145

IX. Containing directions for examination, and some marks

of trial

150

X. The reason of the saints' afflictions here

154

XI. An exhortation to those that have got assurance of this

rest, that they would do all they possibly can to help

others to it

162

XII. An advice to some more particularly, to help others

to this rest

192

PART III.

CHAPTER I. Reproving our expectations of rest on earth 219

II. Motives to heavenly mindedness

229

III. Containing some hinderances of heavenly mindedness 247

IV. Some general helps to heavenly mindedness

258

V. A description of heavenly contemplation

266

VI. The fittest time and place for this contemplation, and

the preparation of the heart unto it

273

VII. What affections must be acted, and by what considera-

tions and objects, and in what order

282

VIII. Some advantages and helps for raising the soul by

meditation

295

IX. How to manage and watch over the heart through the

whole work

308

x. An example of this heavenly contemplation, for the help

of the unskilful

313

The conclusion

329

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