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The travels of true godliness

Author: Benjamin Keach; Howard Malcolm; Austin R Walker
Publisher: Birmingham, AL : Solid Ground Christian Books, 2005.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Benjamin Keach; Benjamin Keach
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Keach; Howard Malcolm; Austin R Walker
ISBN: 1599250292 9781599250298
OCLC Number: 71215393
Notes: Edited by Howard Malcolm; introduced by Austin Walker.
Description: [10], 210 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: True Godliness described --
Origin and antiquity of True Godliness --
The chief enemies of Godliness --
Godliness, having received a commission to travel, and visit the Children of Men, comes to a certain town on the confines of Babylon, where riches dwelt. His usage and treatment there --
Godliness, in his travels, come to a cottage, where dwelt Poverty, with whom he earnestly desired to make his abode, but was denied --
Godliness applies to Youth, who pleads various excuses, and at last utterly declines, receiving him at present --
Godliness at the door of Old-Age; the reasons why he refused to entertain him --
True Godliness, after this, traveled towards the city Jerusalem, near to which was a small village called Religion, in which dwelt Mr. Legalist, at whose door he knocked. The cause why he did not entertain him --
Godliness encounters a man of strange countenance, who it appears was an antinomian --
Godliness came to Mr. Formalist's door, who bid him very welcome; but he suspecting his integrity, and that he harboured divers grand enemies of his, particularly one Hypocrisy, hesitated to go in. How Hypocrisy came to be discovered. Formalist at last refused to entertain True Godliness --
Godliness, traveling farther into the town, (called Religion), saw many people who had been great professors, retiring from the town as fast as they could. In the discourse he had with one of them, the nature and danger of apostasy is described --
Godliness, coming to Thoughtful's house, found there his friend Consideration whom he had a long time sought for. The great opposition Consideration met with --
Thoughtful, though he had embraced Consideration, and was resolved to receive Godliness into his house, is hindered by Old-Man, Wilful-Will, Carnal-Affections, and Apollyon. He is aided by Laborious, but had not prevailed had it not been for another who came to his assistance --
Thoughtful, meeting with his friend Contentment, and finding now nothing wanting in order to the making of his life sweet and comfortable, sang hallelujahs, hymns of praise, and thanksgiving to God and the Lamb.
Responsibility: Benjamin Keach.

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