Unseen Warfare

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Introduction 13(56)
Professor H. A. Hodges
Foreword to the Russian Version 69(2)
Foreword 71(6)
Staretz Nicodemus
PART ONE
What is Christian perfection?-Warfare is necessary to acquire it-Four things indispensable to success in this warfare
77(4)
One should never believe in oneself or trust oneself in anything
81(4)
On hope in God alone and on confidence in Him
85(2)
How to recognise whether a man acts without self-reliance and with perfect trust in God
87(1)
On the wrong opinion of those who deem excessive grief a virtue
88(1)
Some indications on the scope and limits of disbelief in oneself and of complete trust in God
88(2)
On how we should exercise our mind, lest it be sick with the disease of ignorance
90(1)
On reasons for our wrong judgment of things and how to form a right judgment of them
91(1)
On protecting the mind from too much useless knowledge and idle curiosity
92(2)
How to train one's will to have but one ultimate aim in all things, both external and internal-to please God
94(5)
Some reminders that can impel our will towards desire to please God in every activity
99(1)
On the many desires and tendencies existing in man and on their struggle with one another
100(3)
On how to fight against the dumb sensory will, and on the training necessary for the will to acquire experience in virtues
103(5)
What to do when the higher, intelligent will seems to be entirely overcome by the lower will and by the enemies
108(2)
War should be waged ceaselessly and courageously
110(3)
How a warrior of Christ should prepare for battle in the morning
113(3)
In what order should you fight your passions?
116(1)
How to fight sudden impulses of passions
116(3)
How to struggle against bodily passions
119(5)
How to overcome negligence
124(4)
On the control and right use of the outer senses
128(6)
The same sensory objects we were speaking of can be means and instruments for a right control of our senses, if from them we pass to reflections on the incarnation of God the Word, and the mysteries of His life, passion and death
134(2)
How to translate sensory impressions into profitable lessons
136(3)
General lessons in the use of the senses
139(4)
On control of the tongue
143(4)
How to correct imagination and memory
147(8)
A warrior of Christ should use all means to avoid worries and agitations of the heart, if he wishes to overcome his enemies
155(2)
What to do when we are wounded in battle
157(2)
The order of battle pursued by the devil in spiritual warfare against us all and how he seduces people of different inner states
159(1)
How does the devil confirm sinners in their slavery to sin?
160(1)
How the enemy keeps in his nets those who have realised their perilous position and wish to be free of it, but make no move. And the reason why our good intentions are so often not fulfilled
161(3)
On the wiles of the enemy against those who have entered the right path
164(3)
How the enemy diverts a man from righteous deeds and spoils them
167(3)
How the enemy turns the virtues themselves against those who practise them
170(6)
Some indications useful in the work of overcomeing passions and acquiring virtue
176(3)
On the order of acquiring virtues
179(1)
What dispositions are needed to acquire virtues in general and how to undertake training for any one of them
180(3)
Virtue should be practised constantly and with all diligence
183(1)
A man should not avoid opportunities he meets for good actions
184(2)
One should love those opportunities of practising virtue which are particularly difficult
186(3)
How to progress in one and the same virtue in different circumstances
189(1)
How long should one exercise oneself in each virtue and what are the signs of progress in it?
190(3)
One should not desire too strongly to be free from the attack of affictions, but should wholly abandon oneself to God's will
193(2)
Warning against evil counsels of the devil in relation to good actions
195(2)
Our severe judgment of others comes from a high opinion of overselves and the instigation of the devil. How to overcome this tendency
197(3)
On prayer
200(5)
What is mental or inner prayer, and of what kinds can it be?
205(1)
How to learn to pray in this way
206(4)
On praying in one's own words
210(2)
On short prayers, or short prayerful sighings to God
212(2)
On the Jesus Prayer
214(4)
Aids to success in gaining the habit of prayer
218(2)
The role of prayer in unseen warfare
220(5)
PART TWO
The most holy sacrament of the Eucharist
225(1)
How one should partake of the Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist, or partake of Christ our Lord sacramentally-in the sacraments
226(3)
How to kindle the love of God in oneself by entering into the sacrament of the Eucharist
229(6)
Communion of the spirit
235(2)
On giving thanks to God
237(2)
On surrender to the will of God
239(2)
On warmth of heart, and on cooling and drayness of heart
241(6)
On guarding and examining conscience
247(4)
On preparation for battle with the enemies in the hour of death
251(1)
The four temptations which come from the enemy in the hour of death. The first temptation, against faith, and the means to overcome it
252(2)
Second temptation in the hour of death-through despair
254(1)
Third temptation in the hour of death-by vainglory
255(1)
Fourth temptation in the hour of death-by phantoms
256(1)
On spiritual peace of heart
257(1)
On the means of preserving inner peace
258(1)
Peace of heart is established little by little
259(1)
To preserve peace of heart one must avoid honours and love humility and poverty
260(2)
It is essential that the soul remain secluded in itself, for God to encompass it with His peace
262(2)
On good sense in works of love for your neighbours, for the sake of your peace of soul
264(1)
Stripped of its will, the soul should surrender to God
265(3)
Do not seek pleasures and comforts, but only God
268(1)
Do not lose heart when inner peace withdraws or is interrupted
269(1)
Many are the wiles of the enemy to despoil us of inner peace; so watch
270(3)
One must not be perturbed by impoverishment of spiritual feelings or by other inner temptations
273(1)
Every temptation is sent for our good
274(3)
Remedy against being perturbed by small transgressions and weaknesses
277(2)
If a man is perturbed, he must immediately reestablish peace in his soul
279
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Lorenzo Scupoli  
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Theophan the Recluse  
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Palmer, G. E. H.  
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St Vladimirs Seminary Pr  
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01/01/1997
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