Manton with his great learning, extensive reading and sound judgment has perfected the art of compressing a great deal divinity within a narrow compass. You will revise your perspective of self-denial as it unfolds in the scope of this study! Self-denial involves the "whole self", all that a man is, has, and does! Manton expounds seven means of self-denial besides various kinds of self-denial toward God, our neighbor and ourselves. This practical treatise teaches how to practice self-denial with tests to check one’s progress!