by Andrew Gray
Lightly modernized & reformatted
OR, Some SERMONS concerning the nature of Mortification, right exercise, and spiritual advantages thereof. Whereunto are added other two Sermons, concerning the mystery of Contentment.
Col. 3. 5. Mortify therefore your members, etc.
Heb. 13. 5. Let your conversation be without covetousness, etc.
"The Spiritual Warfare" by Andrew Gray (1634-1656) is a collection of sermons that consider the heart of Christian spirituality, addressing two vital aspects of the believer's pilgrimage: Mortification and Contentment.
In the section concerning Mortification, Andrew Gray offers readers a deep exploration of the nature of this spiritual discipline. He emphasizes the importance of putting to death the sinful desires and inclinations of the flesh, drawing from biblical wisdom and his own insights. Through eloquent and richly detailed sermons, Gray guides readers on the path of self-denial and surrender to God, illustrating how this process leads to a closer relationship with our LORD.
The book's second section tackles the mystery of Contentment, shedding light on the virtue of being satisfied with one's circumstances, regardless of life's challenges and trials. Gray's sermons on Contentment provide a spiritual perspective on finding peace and joy within, rather than relying on external circumstances or material possessions. He emphasizes the role of faith, humility, and trust in God in achieving true contentment.
Gray's sermons offer timeless insights into the Christian life, making this book a valuable resource for those seeking a deeper understanding of Mortification, Contentment, and their spiritual advantages. It serves as a guide for believers striving to navigate the complexities of the human soul and find profound peace in their relationship with God.
Table of Contents
To the sincere Sin-mortifying and Soul-contentment-seeking Christian
SERMON I. O wretched man that I am - Romans 7:24
SERMON II. And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh - Gal. 5. 24. SERMON III. And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh - Gal. 5.24
SERMON IV. And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh - Gal. 5.24
SERMON V. And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh - Gal. 5.24
SERMON VI. And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh - Gal. 5.24
SERMON VII. And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh - Gal. 5.24
SERMON VIII. Through whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world. - Galatians 6:14.
SERMON IX. I have learned in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. - Philippians 4:11
SERMON X. I have learned in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. - Philippians 4:11.