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QU E S TIO N to the Professors of Christianity, Page i

Some Queries concerning Christ and his Appearances, 15

An Incitation to Professors ■ 24

Some Propositions and Considerations, concerning Church Worships and Ordi-

nances ■ 28

The Sounding of Bowels towards thee, O England! . 31

A faithful Guidance to the Principle and Path of Truth, ■ 33

Some Questions and Answers from the Tenth of John. 37

To such as are not Satisfied with a Profession, 41

Concerning Applying the Promises, ■ 44

A Postscript concerning Deceit and being Deceived. ■ 47

A brief Account of my Soul's Travel, cist. 49

Some Things relating to Religion, proposed to the Royal Society, — 55

Concerning the Ground of Certainty in Religion, 57

Of Tenderness of Spirit and Persecution, ■ ■ 60

A Query concerning Separation, _____ ib.

Concerning the Washing away of Sin from the Conscience _— 61

Some Questions and Answers, concerning the Church of the New Covenant 64

Some Queries to Professors. 69

Of the Church in its first and pure State, in its declining State, in its de-

clined State, and in its Recovery, 71

The Way of Salvation in the Covenant of Life opened, ____ 87

Queries concerning the New Covenant, —; 96

An Exhortation to all People, but more especially to such as are Desolate and

Distressed, 98

A Visit of Tender and Upright Love, to such, as among the many Professions
and Ways of Religion, retain any Measure of Sincerity, —— ior

A brief Account of the Ground of Certainty and Satisfaction, which it hath-

pleased the Lord to establish in my Heart 110

A Question answered, about the Way of knowing the Motions, Doctrines, and

Teachines of Christ's Spirit, ——■ 113

Somewhat Touching the Gospel Rest, or Sabbath, 118

Some Queries to such as complain of Want of Power, 120

A Postscript containing further Queries concerning the New Covenant — 125

An Enquiry after Truth and Righteousness, and after the People whom the

Lord Establifheth, and will Establish therein - 129,

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Some Queries on Is Ai Ah liv. Page 131

The Holy Truth and People defended, in Answer to the chief Passages in

a Letter, I2£

The Ancient Principle of Truth, or the Light wkhin asserted, 169

An Appeal to God's Witness in all Consciences jg^

Naked Truth, or Truth Nakedly Manifesting itself,' jgy

Some Experiences added, 2i8

A few Words concerning the true Christ, . 242

A few Words to my Native Country, 243

The Flelh and Blood of Christ in the Mystery, and in the Outward, — 246

A brief Account concerning the People called Quakers, - 259

A few Words concerning the Way of Peace, 263

Postscript, containing a few Words concerning the People called Quakers, 266

An Exhortation to true Christianity, . ^68

To the Jews Natural and to the Jews Spiritual, 271

A few Words to England, my Native Country, 287

Three Queries upon three Verses of the 46th Ps Al M, 289

Concerning the true Church and Ministry under the Gospel, 290

Some Questions answered, concerning the Lamb's War, . 293

Some Sensible and Weighty Queries, concerning some Things very sweet

and necessary to be Experienced in the truly Christian State, . 299

Postscript, containing some Queries on Is A. 1. 10, II, . 305

The Everlasting Gospel of Our Lord Jesus Christ, and the Blessed Effects

• thereof Testified to from Experience, —-—> 308

A Further Testimony to Truth, Revived out of the Ruins of the Apostasy, 315

An Objection, concerning the Newness of the Way of Truth, answered, Lfc. 32a

A Caution to those who are at any Time touched with the Power of Truth, 324

An Objection against the Principle which we bear witness to, answered, — 330

Some Questions and Answers concerning the New Covenant, 331

A Question or two, relating to Election, answered, 335 -

A Question answered concerning the Ground of Mens Misunderstanding and

Wresting of Scriptures, 336

Some Questions, Answers, and Queries, concerning Deceit and Deceivers, 338

That the Way of Life and Salvation is freely held forth by. God to all, — 340

1 Some Questions answered concerning the Spirit of Christ, and the Spirit of the

Scribes and Pharisees, . 243

Some Questions answered concerning Blasphemy, and a Question concerning Mi-

racles answered, 348

Some further Questions answered concerning the New Covenant, 350

A brief Account concerning Silent Meetings, ■ 352

Life and Immortality brought to Light through the Gospel, —— 355

A few Words in General to those that desire the Knowledge of the true God, 358

I. Some Queries concerning the State of the Church, as it was in the Apostles

Days, and was to be afterwards, ■ 360

II. on Cha. xxix, & xxx. of De Ut. compared with Rom. x. 362

III. —■. 1 concerning Destruction and Salvation, 364

IV. on Coloss. i. 27, 28, 29. 365

V. concerning the Way of Life, and Mystery of the Gospel, 367

VI. - concerning Righteousness or Justification, —— 369
VII. Some Queries about being under the Law, and being under Grace, Page 370

VIII. for the Professors of Christianity to consider of, and try their

States by — 371

IX. A Question answered about Preaching the Gospel after the Apostasy* 373

X. Two Questions answered; one concerning others not Learning what God

Teacheth us; the other concerning the Way of his Teaching us, —> 375

XI. Of the threefold Appearance of Christ; to wit, under the Law, in a Body

of Flelh, and in his Spirit and Power, 376

XII. Concerning Mount Sinai and Mount Sion, 382

XIII. Of the Signification of Mount Sinai and Mount Sion, 383

XIV. Concerning the Temple and Sacrifices under the Gospel, 385

XV. Some Questions concerning the Light of Christ's Spirit, answered, 386

XVI. The Way to know one's Election, and to be fully assured of it, — 391

XVII. Some Observations concerning the Priesthood of Christ, from several Pas-

sages in the Epistle to the Hebrews, —>: 394.

XVIII. A brief Relation of the Estate or Condition the Lord found many of us

in, tsfe. < 400

XIX. Concerning the Gospel-State, < . ■ 408

XX. Concerning Baptism, —>— ■ 415

XXL Some Questions answered, concerning the Gentiles doing by Nature the

Things contained in the Law, 423

Xxht Concerning the Rule of the Children of the New Covenant, — 425

XXIII. Some Queries concerning the Law, or Word; Statutes, Testimonies,

Judgments, £sfs. which David was so delighted in, and prayed so earnestly for, 428

XXIV. Some Observations on 2 Pet. iii. 14,15,16. 431

XXV. Concerning the Gospel-Ministry, or Right Way of Teaching and Learn-

ing the Mystery of Life and Salvation, — 433

XXVI. A few Words concerning the Old and New Covenant, with some

Queries thereupon, 435

XXVII. Queries on Rom. vi. vii. andviii. 437

XXVIII. A further Testimony in Brief, concerning the Work of God upon our

Hearts, who are called Quakers, 442

XXIX. A brief Account of the Ground of our Worship, and how it comes to

pase that we cannot Conform to the Spirit of this World, or to the Wills of

Men therein, but only to the Spirit and Will of our God, 444

XXX. Some Queries concerning knowing and owning the Lord Jesus Christ

truly and aright. 445

A Reply to thy Animadversions, 469

A few Experiences, concerning some of the Weighty Things relating to

God's Everlasting Kingdom, —481

I. A faithful Testimony concerning the True and Pure Way of Life, — 484

II. Concerning the Perfecting of God's Work in the Heart, 486

HI. Concerning-the True Christ, how it-may be certainly and infallibly known

which is hef — 487

IV. Some Queries to such as affirm the Scriptures to be the only Rule, and deny

the Spirit, the Seed of tbe Kingdom, &c. to be the Rule of the Children of

the New Covenant, —-— ■ —— 488

V. Concerning the Light wherewith Christ the Life enlighteneth every Man, 490

VI. A few Words farther concerning Perfection, 490

VII. Concerning Imputation of Righteoufeefs, 492

VIII. Some Queries concerning the Time and Work of Reformation, — 493

IX. Some
IX. Some Queries concerning the Spirit of Christ, tjfc. ■ 496

X. Of the true Way (the Way of Holiness, the Way of Life) and of the True

Teaching and Knowledge, 498

XI. Concerning Separation from the Spirit and Ways of the World, — 499

A Treatise concerning God's Teachings and Christ's Law, — 503

I. Concerning God's Teachings, '506

II. Concerning the Law of Christ, 509.

III. A brief Relation concerning myself, in Reference to what has befallen me

in my Pursuit after Truth, ■ ■ ■ ■ 511

IV. A Question about Preaching the Everlasting Gospel, answered, 513

V. Concerning Christ's Ministry, or Priesthood, 515

VI. Concerning the true Knowledge of Christ, ib.

VII. A few Words more concerning the Right Way of Knowing, as it is wit-

nessed to in the Scriptures, and experienced in the Hearts of those that truly

and livingly know the Lord, 517

VIII. Concerning Christ's Righteousness, &c. ib.

IX. Of the Grace of the Gospel, 520

X. A Question answered, concerning Real Holiness, 523

XI. Concerning the Law of Sin in the Fleshly Mind, and the Law of Life and

Holiness in the Renewed Mind; and whence each have their Strength 524.

XII. Concerning God's gathering us Home to himself, who are a People despised

and rejected of Men, and in Scorn by them called Quakers, 526

XIII. A few Words concerning the Worship which our God hath taught us, 530

A Question answered concerning Reading the Scriptures Aright, — 532

A few Words to such as Complain for Want of Power, 540

Somewhat Relating to Church Government, 6fs. ■ 541

Remarks upon some Passages, in a late Book Entituled, "Antichrist's Transfor-

"mations Within, &c." 544

Some Misrepresentations of Me concerning Church Government, &c. 565

The Seed of God, and of his Kingdom, treated and testified of according to

the Scriptures of Truth, and according to True Experience, felt in the

Heart from the God of Truth, 593

I. What is Hid or Wrapped up in this precious Heavenly Seed, ■ 598

II. The Nature of this Seed 603

III. Of the Effects, 605

Some Queries concerning God's Kingdom, whereby the Seed thereof may be the

better Illustrated and Understood, 607

An Epistle to all Serious Professors of the Christian Religion, — 613

A Reply to an Answer of some Queries, given forth by me I. P. concern-

ing the Gospel- Baptism •, with Answers to some other Queries returned,

in a Paper subscribed N. B. —— 621

Epistles to Friends, 645

Some Queries concerning Compulsion in Religion, 660

Concerning the Dispensation of the Gospel, or the Dispensation of the Son in

Spirit, which is the last Dispensation, 665

Some Experiences which it hath Pleased the Lord to Give me, concerning his Way,

his Truth, his Church, and People, &c. 670

Concerning the Times and Seasons, both which have been, and which are yet to

A

QUESTION

T O T H E;

PROFESSORS of CHRISTIANITY,

WHETHER

They have the true, living, powerful, saving Knowledge

of Ch Rist, or no?

WITH

Some Queries .concerning CHR 1ST, and his Appearances j his taking upon him our Flesh; as also concerning his Flesh and Blood, and our being formed thereof, and feeding thereon.

AND

An Incitation to Professors seriously to consider, whether they or we fail ia the true Acknowledgment and owning of the C H RIS T which died at Jerusalem.

L I K E W I S I

Some Propositions and Considerations concerning the Nature of Church"Worstnps and Ordinances since the Death of the Apostles, for the fake of the Simplicity, which hath been long held captive therein.

WITH

The Sounding of Bowels towards thee, O England!

Also a faithful Guidance to the Principle and Path of Truth.

With

Some sensible experimental Questions and Answers from the Tenth

Chapter of John.

By ISAAC PENINGTON,

Prisoner in Aylesbury, who (by the Counsel of the Lord) hath chosen rather to suffer Affliction with the despised People of God, than to enjoy the Pleasures of Sin for a Season.

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