The Christian in Complete Armour, or a Treatise on the Saints War with the Devil, Wherein a Discovery Is Made of the Policy, Power, Wickedness, and Stratagems Made Use of by That Enemy of God and His People
Excerpt from The Christian in Complete Armour, or a Treatise on the Saints War With the Devil, Wherein a Discovery Is Made of the Policy, Power, Wickedness, and Stratagems Made Use of by That Enemy of God and His People The Second Reason taken from the Excellency of this Frame of Spirit; The Number of true Christians but little shewn, from this readiness to suffer that which is required in every Christian, more or less; with an Exhortation to the Duty, from two Arguments; Six Directions for the helping on of this Spiritual Shoe; Sheweth who is the Person that is shod and prepared for Sufferings, i.e. he that hath the Gospel's Peace in his bosom, and how this Peace doth prepare for Suffering; with the Application; Verse 16. Above all taking the Shield of Faith, whereby ye shall he able to quench the Fiery Darts of the Wicked; The Explication of the Words in a Four-fold enquiry; Sheweth the Pre-eminence of Faith above other Graces in four Particulars; Sheweth Unbelief to have the Precedency among Sins, as Faith hath among Graces; Some Arguments to make us Serious in the Trial of our Faith, with Directions, taken from the Manner of the Spirits working Faith; Where our Faith is put upon Trial by its Obedience, with some Particulars Faith's Obedience is stampt with; Two properties of Faith; it is Prayerful and Uniform in its Acting; An Exhortation to all in a State of Unbelief, to endeavour tor Faith to the attaining of it; Contains a second Direction for the obtaining Faith; Contains three Directions more towards the obtaining Faith; An Exhortation to Believers, above all to look to their Faith, with some Directions for the Preserving of it; Sheweth it is the Duty of a Christian to own the Grace of God in him, and not deny it, with the Resolution of some Scruples, with which weak Saints dispute against the Truth of their own Faith; The Saint's Enemy described, with his warlike Provision, Fiery Darts, and what they are; The fiery Nature of Satan's enticing Temptations, with Faith's Power to quench them; How Faith quencheth the Lusts of the Flesh, the Lusts of the Eye, and Pride of Life About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.