The Imitation of Christ: Four Books

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C.T. Dillingham, 1884 - 383 من الصفحات
 

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Of obedience and subjection
21
Of the danger of superfluity of words
23
Of seeking peace of mind and of spiritual progress
25
Of the uses of adversity
28
Of resisting temptation 29 V
29
On avoiding rash judgment
34
Of works of charity
36
Of bearing with the faults of others
38
Of a religious life
40
Of the example of the holy fathers
42
Of the exercises of a religious man
46
Of the love of solitude and silence
50
Of compunction of heart
56
On the contemplation of human misery
59
Of meditation upon death
64
Of the judgment and punishment of the wicked
69
Of the zealous amendment of our whole life
74
BOOK II
81
Of the inward life
83
Of lowly submission
89
Of the good peaceable man
91
CONTENTS СНАР PAGE IV Of a pure mind and simple intention
93
Of selfesteem
95
Of the joy of a good conscience
97
Of loving Jesus above all things
100
Of the intimate love of Jesus
102
Of the lack of all comfort
105
Of gratitude for the grace of God III
111
Of the fewness of those who love the cross of Jesus
115
Of the royal way of the holy cross
118
BOOK III
129
Of the inward voice of Christ to the faithful soul
131
What the truth saith inwardly without noise of words
133
How all the words of God are to be heard with humility and how many consider them not
136
How we must walk in truth and humility before God
140
Of the wonderful power of the Divine Love
143
Of the proving of the true lover
148
Of hiding our grace under the guard of humility
152
Of a low estimation of self in the sight of God
156
That all things are to be referred to God as the final end
158
That it is sweet to despise the world and to serve God
160
That the desires of the heart are to be examined and governed
164
Of confession of our infirmity and of the miseries of this life
186
That we must rest in God above all goods and gifts
189
Of the recollection of Gods manifold benefits
194
Of four things which bring great peace
198
Of avoiding of curious inquiry into the life of another
201
Wherein firm peace of heart and true profit consist
203
Of the exaltation of a free spirit which humble prayer more desery eth than doth frequent reading
206
That personal love greatly hindereth from the highest good
208
Against the tongues of detractors
211
How when tribulation cometh we must call upon and bless God
212
Of seeking Divine help and the confidence of obtaining grace
214
Of the neglect of every creature that the Creator may be found
218
Of selfdenial and the casting away all selfishness
222
Of instability of the heart and of directing the aim towards God
224
That to him who loveth God is sweet above all things and in all things
226
That there is no security against Temptation in this life
229
Against vain judgments of men
231
Of pure and entire resignation of self for the obtaining liberty of heart
234
Of a good government in external things and of having recourse to God in dangers
236
That man must not be immersed in business
238
That man hath no good in himself and nothing whereof to glory
240
Of contempt of all temporal honour
243
That our peace is not to be placed in men
244
Against vain and worldly knowledge
246
Of not troubling ourselves about outward things
249
That we must not believe everyone and that we are prone to fall in our words
250
Of having confidence in God when evil words are cast at us
254
That all troubles are to be endured for the sake of eternal life
258
XLVIU Of the day of eternity and of the straitnesses of this life
261
Of the desire after eternal life and how great blessings are promised to those who strive
266
How a desolate man ought to commit himself into the hands of God
272
That we must give ourselves to humble works when we are unequal to those that are lofty
277
That a man ought not to reckon himself worthy of consolation but more worthy of chastisement
279
LIU That the grace of God doth not join itself to those who mind earthly things
282
Of the diverse motions of nature and grace
285
Of the corruption of nature and the efficacy of Divine grace
291
х CONTENTS
295
Of deeper matters and Gods hidden judgments which are not to
302
That all hope and trust is to be fixed in God alone
309
A Devout Exhortation to the Holy Communion
315
That he who is about to communicate with Christ ought to prepare
362
Of fervent love and vehement desire of receiving Christ
376

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الصفحة 246 - But I will come to you shortly, if the Lord will, and will know, not the speech of them which are puffed up, but the power. 20 For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.
الصفحة 108 - Thou hast turned my heaviness into joy; thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness...
الصفحة 168 - Commit thy way unto the Lord, and put thy trust in him, and he shall bring it to pass.
الصفحة 347 - Thine, O Lord, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O Lord, and thou art exalted as head above all.
الصفحة 345 - But if the wicked will turn from all his sins that he hath committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die. All his transgressions that he hath committed, they shall not be mentioned unto him: in his righteousness that he hath done he shall live.
الصفحة 315 - The bread that I will give is My flesh which I give for the life of the world.
الصفحة 273 - Thou pour into me holy joy, the soul of Thy servant shall be full of melody, and shall become devout in Thy praise.
الصفحة 146 - Let me sing the song of love, let me follow thee, my Beloved, on high; let my soul spend itself in thy praise, rejoicing through love.
الصفحة 281 - Are not my days few 1 cease then, And let me alone, that I may take comfort a little, Before I go whence I shall not return...
الصفحة 347 - God, forgive me my sins for Thy holy Name's sake : save my soul, which Thou hast redeemed with Thy precious Blood. Behold, I commit myself to Thy mercy, I resign myself into Thy hands.

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