The Afflicted Man S Companion

Author: John Willison
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The afflicted man's companion was originally published in 1737, then revised and reprinted numerous times in the 19th century by the American Tract Society.

The Afflicted Man S Companion Or A Directory For Families And Persons Afflicted With Sickness Or Any Other Distress

Author: John Willison
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So David, 2 Sam. xxi. when the land of Israel was three years under the stroke of
famine, he inquired into the meaning of it. So Job is exceedingly desirous to
know why God set him up as a mark for his arrows, Job vii. 20. and hence it is that
he makes that petition, Job x. 2. which is most suitable to every man in distress, "
Shew me wherefore thou contendest with me." I grant, indeed, that God
sometimes visits his people with affliction for the trial and exercise of their grace,
and for their ...

The Afflicted Man S Companion Or A Directory For Families And Persons Afflicted With Sickness Or Any Other Distress With Directions To The Sick Also To The Friends Of The Sick With A Collection Of The Dying Words Of Many Choice And Eminent Saints By John Willison

Author: John Willison
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Let such leek the: vmia-fruit: and deash of all our sins, that we may þc sure t)
desircy that -.sin 'for which God afflict: us. - 5; Study to exercise &strong faith, and
a horrible subniffion, while God keeps you under the silentrodsi Believe firmly,
that God-is-mostjufl, tho' X' youknoufnot for wlnt be contends. Andjhaw-I (Ver long
he thinks sit t) make you walkin the dark. relolvchumbly' to wait on him, and
commir 7 yourself to him, who has many times goidal-the i hþlindin the way they
knew not.

A Biographical Dictionary Of Eminent Scotsmen

Author: Robert Chambers
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His principal works are, " The Afflicted Man's Companion," written, as he himself
says, with the benevolent intention " that the afflicted may have a book in their
houses, and at their bed-sides, as a monitor to preach to them in private, when
they are restrained from hearing sermons in public ;" and the work is admirably
calculated-. to have the soothing effect intended by its able and amiable author; "
The Church's Danger( and Ministers' Duty ;" " A Sacramental Directory ;" " A
Sacramental ...

The Reading And Preaching Of The Scriptures In The Worship Of The Christian Church Volume 5

Author: Hughes Oliphant Old
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
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True to the spirit of the eighteenth century, these works speak of Christian
worship in terms of the inclination of the heart. They are works not so much on
liturgical rires as on liturgical piety. That, of course, was what inreresred the
eighteenth century. In 1737, at the height of that sad controversy in which
moderatism tried to suppress the Covenanrer spitit, Willison published The
Afflicted Man's Companion as well as his very influential Example of Plain
Catechising. While the two works ...

Historical Description Of The Town Of Dundee

Author: Charles Mackie
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Dr Willison, whose name is well known throughout Scotland from his many
religious publications — the most popular of which are "The Mother's Catechism,"
and the "Afflicted Man's Companion" — and Dr Robert Small, well known as the
author of an elegant statistical account of Dundee, published in 1792, from which
work I have received much valuable information. Besides the . four churches
already noticed, belonging to the Establishment, is St David's Church, situated in
North Tay ...