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The Works of Richard Sibbes, vol. 3

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James Nichol, J. Nisbet & Co., W. Robertson 1862

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Volume three contains Sibbes’ lengthy and detailed commentary on 2 Corinthians 1. Since Sibbes never distinguished biblical exposition from thoughtful and engaging preaching, much of this commentary draws from material in Sibbes’ sermons and thus remains eminently accessible and entirely void of technical elitism. Like the commentaries written by other Puritan writers such as John Owen and Thomas Goodwin, Sibbes approaches 2 Corinthians from a position of piety and posture of prayer.

In the Logos edition, The Works of Richard Sibbes is completely searchable and more accessible than ever. Key theological terms link to dictionaries and encyclopedias, and Scripture references are linked to your Greek New Testament or your favorite English translations. The Works of Richard Sibbes will benefit pastors, theologians, laypeople, and anyone interested in Reformed theology in general and Puritan thought in particular.

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Key Features

  • Memoir of Richard Sibbes written by Rev. Alexander Balloch Grosart
  • Commentary on the first chapter of the Second Epistle to the Corinthians

Praise for the Print Edition

Sibbes never wastes . . . time. He scatters pearls and diamonds with both hands.

C. H. Spurgeon

I shall never cease to be grateful to Richard Sibbes, who was balm to my soul at a period in my life when I was overworked and badly overtired, and therefore subject in an unusual manner to the onslaughts of the devil. I found at that time that Richard Sibbes . . . was an unfailing remedy. His books The Bruised Reed and The Soul’s Conflict quieted, soothed, comforted, encouraged, and healed me.

Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The most brilliant and popular of all the utterances of the Puritan church.

—William Haller

A ‘soul of goodness’ informs every fiber and filament of his thinking . . . there is not a page without food for the spiritually hungry.

—Rev. Alexander Balloch Grosart

Product Details

  • Title: The Works of Richard Sibbes, vol. 3
  • Author: Richard Sibbes
  • Editor: Alexander Balloch Grosart
  • Publisher: James Nichol
  • Publication Date: 1862
  • Pages: 543

About Richard Sibbes

Richard Sibbes (1577–1635) entered St. John’s College at Cambridge in 1595 and was ordained in the Church of England in 1607. He received his BD in 1610. Sibbes lectured at Holy Trinity Church in Cambridge beginning in 1611 and, in 1617, became a preacher at Gray’s Inn—then London’s most famous pulpit. He returned to Catherine Hall in 1626 and to Holy Trinity Church in Cambridge in 1623, though he never gave up his preaching at Gray’s Inn. Influence of Sibbes’ thought shows in the writings of John Cotton, Hugh Peters, Thomas Goodwin, John Preston, and countless others.

Among Sibbes%rsquo; last words: “I commend and bequeath my soul into the hands of my gracious Savior, who hath redeemed it with his most precious blood, and appears now in heaven to receive it.”

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