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A call from heaven to the present and succeeding generations or A discourse [electronic resource] : wherin is shewed, I. That the children of godly parents are under special advantages and encouragements to seek the Lord. : II. The exceeding danger of apostasie, especially as to those that are the children and posterity of such as have been eminent for God in their generation. : III. That young men ought to remember God their creator. / By Increase Mather, teacher of a church in Boston in New-England. ; [Nine lines of quotations]

Author/Creator:
Mather, Increase, 1639-1723 author
Publication:
Boston, : Printed by J. Foster, sold by John Ratcliff., 1679.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource ([8], 114, [2], 29, [1] pages)
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 39213.
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Subjects:
Grace (Theology).
Regeneration (Theology).
Form/Genre:
Sermons -- Collections.
Election sermons -- Massachusetts -- 1677.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Notes:
Caption title: A call to the rising generation.
Errors in paging: pages 62, 104 second count misnumbered 60, 194.
Errata note, pages [8].
"A discourse concerning the danger of apostasy ... delivered in a sermon, preached in the audience of the General Assembly of the Massachusetts Colony ... May 23. 1667. being the day of election there."--p. [33]-94, with separate title page.
A sermon on Ecclesiastes XII, pages 95-114.
"Pray for the rising generation. Or A sermon wherein godly parents are encouraged to pray and believe for their children. Preached the third day of the fifth moneth, 1678, which day was set apart by the Second Church in Boston in New-England, humbly to seek unto God by fasting and prayer, for a spirit of converting grace to be poured out upon the children, and rising generation in New-England. The second impression. By Increase Mather, teacher of that church. ..."--29, [1] pages at end, with separate title page. Cf. Holmes.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 39213).
Cited in:
Bristol B51
Shipton and Mooney 39213
Wing (2nd edition) M1190A
Holmes, T.J. Increase Mather, 19-A1
Contributor:
Massachusetts. General Court.
Contains:
Mather, Increase, 1639-1723. Discourse concerning the danger of apostasy.
Mather, Increase, 1639-1723. Pray for the rising generation.
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