The Whole Works Of The Rev. John Howe, M.a. (volume 2); With A Memoir Of The Author by John HoweThe Whole Works Of The Rev. John Howe, M.a. (volume 2); With A Memoir Of The Author by John Howe

The Whole Works Of The Rev. John Howe, M.a. (volume 2); With A Memoir Of The Author

byJohn Howe

Paperback | January 3, 2012

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1822. Excerpt: ... TREATISE OF DELIGHTING IN GOD: From Psalm xxxvii, 4. Delight thyself also in the Lord, and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. PART I. THE DUTY EXPLAINED} SHEWING FiEST, TBI DELECTABLE OBJF.CT OF DELIGHT.--SECONDLY, THE DELWET TO BE TAKEN IN THAT OBJECT. CHAP I. I. Introduction: connection of the words: persons to whom this direction is given. II. The meaning of the precept more distinctly opened. First, The delectable Object of delight considered. First, Absolutely. Secondly, Relatively. 1. Asa Lord to be obeyed. 2. As a portion to be enjoyed. III. What enjoyment of God supposes. First, Some communication from God. Secondly, That however God himself is enjoyed, yet this communication is also a sort of mediate object of delight as suited to the wants of the renewed soul. IV. The nature of divine communication considered. It contains, First, An inwardly enlightening revelation of God himself to his people; which exceeds the common appearances made to all: 1. As it is attributed to the spirit. 2. Spoken of as a reward of their love. 3. It is much more distinct and clear. 4. It is more powerfully assuring. I. nPHIS psalm, by the contents of it, seems to suppose an afflicted state of good men, by the oppression of such as were, in that and other respects, very wicked; the prosperity of these wicked ones in their oppressive course; an aptness in the oppressed to impatience under the evils they suffered; and a disposition to behold, with a lingering and an envious eye, the good things which their oppressors enjoyed, and themselves wanted. Hence the composure of it is such as might be most agreeable to these suppositions, and the fortifying of the righteous against the sin and trouble which such a state of things might prove the occasion of unto them. This verse hath a more dire...
Title:The Whole Works Of The Rev. John Howe, M.a. (volume 2); With A Memoir Of The AuthorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:212 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.45 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217646565

ISBN - 13:9780217646567

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