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Abridgment of A serious call to a devout and holy life

William Law

Abridgment of A serious call to a devout and holy life

adapted to the state and condition of all orders of Christians

by William Law

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Published by Munroe and Francis in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian life

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Law
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 25835
    ContributionsLaw, William, 1686-1761.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination192 p
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15085085M

    2 Maccabees, a Greek abridgment of an earlier history in Hebrew, relating the history of the Maccabees down to BC, focusing on Judas Maccabaeus, talks about praying for the dead, offerings. The term also commonly refers to two further works: 3 Maccabees, a Greek book relating to a 3rd-century BC persecution of the Jews of Egypt. This book is Thomas Jefferson's attempt to distill from the gospels the ethical teachings of Jesus. It presents Jesus purely as a teacher; no chorus of angels marks his birth, he performs no miracles, and the book ends with his burial. The result is a short, 92 page volume that's easy to read in spite of being written in the same archaic style of English as the King James Bible/5.

    Introduction to the Devout Life, by St. Francis De Sales, a book some have described as the best ever written for lay people. First published in , its message is still entirely fresh and relevant. This popular abridgment, which deletes some extra language, renders it . THE DUTY OF MEDITATION. The sabbath is the liveliest type of heaven—a short abridgment of the everlasting rest which remains for the people of God. Now the work and employment of heaven, is a sweet mixture of contemplation and praise. "Meditation is the searcher out of all instruments to a holy life, a devout consideration of them.

    This examination of the Christian life constitutes one of the most remarkable books of devotion ever written. William Law's book dates from , a decade before England's great evangelical revival, during which it exercised a significant influence on the movement's leaders. A Serious Call has been praised by readers as varied as Samuel Johnson, Edward Gibbon, and John Wesley. "If Mr. Law 5/5(5). Law's Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life. 4 0 The Art of being Happy, from the French I Abridgment of Christian Doctrine, compiled by the Catholic Pastor at Port Nicholson \yesley's Journals, complete in 1 volume Bvo. 14 0 ; Ufe of the Rev. John Wesley (Coke and Moore's). 4 6 1 Doddridge't Scriptural Hymns 1 Watts's.


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