Guard Against the Enemy Soul

Book Title: Christeliicken waerseggher : de principale stucken van t'christen geloof en Leuen int cort begrijpende. Met een rolle der deugtsaemheyt daer op dienende. Ende een schildt-wacht teghen de valsche waersegghers, tooueraers, etc. / Deur den e. Heer P. Ioannes David, priester der Societeijt Iesu

Author: David, Jan, 1545?-1613

Image Title: Guard Against the Enemy Soul

Description: A soldier, an angel, and a man with a winged hammer stand around a severed head and an org, encircled by a serpent, while God looks on from the clouds above. The Latin superscription reads, ""Threefold guardian of the soul against enemies" and the text below, "What safeguard will there be in misery, in such a crisis? Grace: free mind: even excelling winged arms.".

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