Thoughts on Religious Experience

Archibald Alexander, 1844

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Chapter 1. Early religious impressions — Different results — Classes of people least impressed — Examples of ineffectual impressions
 
Chapter 2. Piety in children — Comparatively few renewed in childhood — Soul awakened in different ways — Legal conviction not a necessary part of true religion — Progress of conviction
 
Chapter 3. The new birth an event of great importance — The evidences of the new birth — Diversities of experience in converts — Examples — Causes of diversity
 
Chapter 4. Causes of diversity in experience continued — Effect of temperament — Melancholy — Advice to the friends of people thus affected — Illustrative cases — Causes of melancholy and insanity

Chapter 5. Effect of sympathy illustrated — Cautions in relation to this subject — A singular case in illustration

Chapter 6. Erroneous views of regeneration — The correct view — The operation of faith — Exercises of mind, as illustrated in Jonathan Edwards's Narrative — The operations of faith still further explained

Chapter 7. Considerations on dreams, visions, etc. Remarkable conversion of a blind infidel from hearing the Bible read

Chapter 8. Religious Conversation — Stress laid by some on the knowledge of the time and place of conversion—Religious experience of Halyburton

Chapter 9. Christian experience of R__ C__. Narrative of Sir Richard Hill's experience

Chapter 10. Imperfect sanctification — The spiritual warfare

Chapter 11. The spiritual conflict — Various exhibitions of it — Evil thoughts

Chapter 12. Growth in grace — Signs of it — Practical directions how to grow in grace — Hindrances to it

Chapter 13. Backsliding — The backslider restored

Chapter 14. The rich and the poor — The various trials of believers

Chapter 15. Deathbed of the believer

Chapter 16. Remarks on deathbed exercises

Chapter 17. Preparation for death — The state of the soul after death

Chapter 18. A prayer for one who feels that he is approaching the borders of another world
 
 
 
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