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Of the Worship of God in general. The Nature and Reasons
of it, and Directions for it. How to know right Ends in
Worship, &c. . .

CHAPTER II.

Directions about the manner of Worship, to avoid all corrup-
tions, and false, unacceptable Worshipping of God. The
disadvantages of ungodly men in judging of Holy Worship.
How far the Scriptures are the Rule or Law of Worship
and Discipline, and how far not? Instances of things un-
determined in Scripture. What Commands of Scripture
are not universal and perpetual? May danger excuse from
Duty, and when? Rules for the right manner

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CHAPTER III.

Directions about the Christian Covenant with God, and Bap-
tism. The Covenant, what? The Parties, Matter, Terms,
Forms, necessary Modes, Fruits, &c. External Baptism,
what? Complete Baptism, what? Of renewing the Co-

venant

CHAPTER IV.

Directions about the Profession of our Religion to others.
The greatness of the Duty of open Profession.
how it must be made?

When and

CHAPTER V.

Directions about Vows and particular Covenants with God..
Tit. 1. Directions for the right making such Vows and Co-
venants. What a Vow is? The sorts of Vows. The use and
obligation. Whether any things be indifferent; and such
may be Vowed? As Marrying, &c. May we Vow things in-
different in themselves, though not in their circumstances?
In what cases we may not Vow. What if Rulers command
it? What if I doubt whether the matter imposed be law-
ful? Of Vowing with a doubting conscience.
Tit. 2. Directions against Perjury and Perfidiousness; and
for keeping Vows and Oaths. The heinousness of Perjury.
Thirty-six Rules about the obligation of a Vow, to shew
when and how far it is obligatory; useful in an age stig-
matized with open Perjury. (Mostly out of Dr. Sanderson.)
What is the Nullity of an Oath? Cases in which Vows
must not be kept

Num. xxx. opened.

How far Rulers may Nullify a Vow?
Of the accidental evil of a Vow. Of Scandal. Q. Doth
an error 'de persona' caused by that person disoblige me?

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CHAPTER VI.

Directions to the People concerning their internal and private
Duty to their Pastors, and their profiting by the Ministerial
office and gifts.

The Ministerial Office opened in fifteen particulars

The Reasons of it. . . .

The true old Episcopacy.

Special Duties to your own Pastors above others.
Of the Calling, Power, and Succession of Pastors
The best to be preferred . .

Of Tradition. . .

What use to make of your Pastors.

CHAPTER VII.

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How far Human faith conduceth to Divine

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CHAPTER VIII.

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Directions for the discovery of Truth among contenders, and
how to escape Heresy and Deceit. Cautions for avoiding
Deceit in Disputations

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Directions for the Union and Communion of Saints, and for
avoiding Unpeaceableness and Schism.

Wherein our Unity consisteth .

What Diversity will be in the Churches. What Schism is?
What Heresy? What Apostacy? Who are Schismatics?
The degrees and progress of it. What Separation is a
Duty?..

Q. Is any one form of Church-government of Divine appoint-
ment? May man make new Church-officers?. . . .
The benefits of Christian concord; to themselves, and to in-

fidels

The mischiefs of Schism

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Whether Papists or Protestants are Schismatics.

The aggravations of Division.

Two hindrances of our true apprehension of the evil of Schism

Directions against it.

Of imposing defective Liturgies

The testimonies of antiquity against the bloody and cruel way
of curing Schism. Their character of Ithacian Prelates..

semblies...

CHAPTER IX.

Twenty Directions how to worship God in the Church-as-

CHAPTER X.

Directions about our Communion with holy souls departed,
now with Christ

CHAPTER XI.

Directions about our Communion with the holy angels

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Q.1. How to know which is the true Church among all pre-
tenders, that a Christian's conscience may be quiet in his
Relation and Communion . . .

Q. 2. Whether we must esteem the Church of Rome a true
Church? and in what sense some Protestant divines affirm
it, and some deny it? ..

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ECCLESIASTICAL CASES OF CONSCIENCE.

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