In On the Character of the True Divine, Herman Witsius covers what it takes to be a divine—a faithful and knowledgeable—Christian. In this short yet valuable exposition, he conveys the practical and spiritual aspects of what it means to follow Christ and what that following means in various stages of life.
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- Prefatory note by William Cunningham
- Practical and spiritual aspects
- Theological insight on the character of a divine Christian
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: On the Character of the True Divine
- Author: Herman Witsius and George White
- Translator: John Donaldson
- Publisher: James Wood
- Publication Date: 1856
- Pages: 46
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.