In Sacred Dissertations on the Lord’s Prayer, Witsius explores the significance and usage of the Lord’s prayer. Taking a holistic look, he defines traditional views of prayer and looks at its Old Testament history. His work examines the practical and spiritual advantages of prayer, as well as the motivations behind it and the physical aspects of prayer. A line-by-line exposition of the Lord’s Prayer provides a thorough analysis of Christ’s revolutionary prayer.
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- Preface and notes by the translator
- Line-by-line exposition of the Lord’s Prayer
- More than 400 pages of theological insight
Praise for the Print Edition
Herman Witsius . . . was a masterful Dutch Reformed theologian, learned, wise, mighty in the Scriptures, practical . . . on paper he was calm, judicious, systematic.
A writer not only eminent for his great talents and particularly solid judgments, rich imagination, and elegance of composition, but for a deep, powerful, and evangelistic spirituality, and savor of godliness.
- Title: Sacred Dissertations on the Lord’s Prayer
- Author: Herman Witsius
- Translator: William Pringle
- Publisher: Thomas Clark
- Publication Date: 1839
- Pages: 420
About Herman Witsius
Herman Witsius (1636–1708) was born in Holland. He became a pastor in 1656 and a professor of divinity in 1675. Fluent in Greek, Latin, and Hebrew, he authored several theological books.