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Puritan Sermons 1659–1689 in Six Volumes, vol. 1

by Nichols, James

Richard Owen Roberts 1981

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Overview

The Puritans are remembered for their vast expository on the Bible, their simplification of doctrine and worship, and their passionate preaching. This remarkable collection of classical sermons consists of practical as well as doctrinal discourses, preached by some of the most renowned Puritan ministers of the seventeenth century. Published between 1659 and 1689, over seventy preachers contributed to these historically important volumes, including such luminaries as Thomas Manton, Richard Baxter, John Howe, Mathew Poole, and John Owen. This extraordinary anthology is packed with solid Scriptural exegesis and profound spiritual insight.

Filled with the devotional spirit and energy that Puritan sermons were notorious for, the Puritan Sermons is a window into the English Reformation of the seventeenth century. Advocating their autonomy from Rome, these preachers were among the powerful political force that left the Church of England and condemned the practices of the Catholic Church. Although some of these sermons exude the contentious politics of the day, the sermons contained in these volumes symbolize the powerful and historically significant impact the Puritans had on Christianity and biblical exegesis. This volume contains over twenty-five distinguished sermons, and with Logos Bible Software, all of them are searchable and direct translations from Greek, Hebrew, and Latin are readily available.

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Key Features

  • Detailed index of the authors and the subjects of their sermons
  • Comprehensive index of the Scriptures used in each sermon
  • Notes and translations by James Nichols

Contents

  • “How May We be Universally and Exactly Conscientious,” Samuel Annesley
  • “What Must and Can Persons Do toward Their Own Conversion?” William Greenhill
  • “How May Beloved Lusts Be Discovered and Mortified?” Benjamin Needler
  • “What Relapses are Inconsistent with Grace?” John Sheffield
  • “How May We be So Spiritual, as to Check Sin in the First Risings of It?” John Gibbon
  • “How Ministers or Christian Friends May and Ought to Apply Themselves to Sick Persons, for Their Good, and the Discharge of Their Own Conscience,” Mathew Poole
  • “How Must We Reprove, that We May Not Partake of Other Men’s Sins?” John Kitchin
  • “What Means May Be Used toward the Conversion of Our Carnal Relations?” Samuel Lee
  • “What are the Characters of a Soul’s Sincere Love to Christ? And How May That Love to Him Be Kindled and Inflamed?” Thomas Neast
  • “Wherein Lies That Exact Righteousness, Which is Required between Man and Man?” John Tillotson
  • “After What Manner Must We Give Alms, That They May Be Acceptable and Pleasing unto God?” Thomas Gouge
  • “If We Must Aim at Assurance, What Should They Do, That Are Not Able to Discern Their Own Spiritual Condition?” Thomas Doolittle
  • “What Difference Is There between the Conflict in Natural and Spiritual Persons?” Roger Drake
  • “What Faith Is That Which Except We Have in Prayer, We Must Not Think to Obtain Any Thing of God?” Thomas White
  • “Of the Case of Inward Trouble; and How a Christian Should Behave Himself When Inward and Outward Troubles Meet,” Elias Pledger
  • “In What Things Must We Use Moderation, and in What Not?” Joseph Hill
  • “How May We Have Suitable Conceptions of God in Duty?” Thomas Mallery
  • “How Are We to Live by Faith of Divine Providence?” Thomas Lye
  • “How May We Cure Distractions in Holy Duties?” Thomas Manton
  • “How Must We in All Things Give Thanks?” William Cooper
  • “How May We Get Rid of Spiritual Sloth, and Know When Our Activity in Duty is From the Spirit of God?” Mr. Simmons
  • “Wherein Are We Endangered by Things Lawful?” Henry Wilkinson
  • “How Must We Make Religion Our Business?” Thomas Watson
  • “Whether Well-Composed Religious Vows Do Not Exceedingly Promote Religion,” Henry Hurst
  • “How Are We Complete in Christ?” William Whitaker
  • “How Shall Those Merchants Keep Up the Life of Religion, Who, While At Home, Enjoyed All Gospel Ordinances, and, When Abroad, Are Not Only Destitute of Them, but Exposed to Persecution?” John Jackson
  • “How is Hypocrisy Discoverable and Curable?” Andrew Bromhall
  • “What Must Christians Do, That the Influence of the Ordinances May abide Upon Them?” David Clarkson
  • “How May We Attain to Love God with All Our Hearts, Souls, and Minds?” Samuel Annesley
  • “How Ought We to Love Our Neighbours as Ourselves?” John Milward
  • “Wherein the Love of the World Is Inconsistent With the Love of God,” Theophilus Gale
  • “Now is the Time: Or, Instructions for the Present Improving the Season of Grace,” William Jenkin

Praise for the Print Edition

A most precious set, giving a magnificent cross-section of Puritan theology, at its practical, heart-warming best.

J.I. Packer

The best compilation of Puritan systematic theology ever written, but unfortunately is often overlooked in Puritan studies.

Dr. Joel Beeke, Meet the Puritans: With a Guide To Modern Reprints

Product Details

  • Title: Puritan Sermons 1659–1689 in Six Volumes, vol. 1
  • Publisher: James Nichols for Thomas Tegg
  • Publication Date: 1844
  • Pages: 688