Holy Living And Dying With Prayers Containing the Whole Duty of a Christian And the Parts of Devotion Fitted to All Occasions And Furnished for All Necessities

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Kessinger Publishing, Sep 1, 2004 - Religion - 548 pages
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1883. Taylor was drawn into creating one body of those advices which the several necessities of many men must use at some time or other, and many of them daily; that by a collection of holy precepts they might less feel the want of personal and attending guides, and that the rules for conduct of souls might be committed to a book which they might always have; since they could not always have a prophet at their needs, nor be suffered to go up to the house of the Lord to inquire of the appointed oracles. Contents: The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living: Consideration of the General Instruments and Means serving to a Holy Life, by way of Introduction; Of Christian Sobriety; Of Christian Justice; Of Christian Religion. The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying: A General Preparation towards a holy and blessed Death, by way of consideration; A General Preparation towards a holy and blessed Death, by way of exercise; Of the State of Sickness, and the Temptations incident to it, with their proper Remedies; Of the Practice of the Graces proper to the State of Sickness, which a Sick Man may practice alone; Of the Visitation of the Sick; or the Assistance that is to be done to Dying Persons by the Ministry of their Clergy Guides.

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