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The Whole Works of Thomas Boston, Vol. 3: Sermons, Part 1

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Thomas Boston was a gifted preacher, a master of the biblical languages, an astute theologian, and an enormously influential Presbyterian minister. Jonathan Edwards called him “a truly great divine,” and Joel Beeke writes that “Boston’s sermons are models of sound exegesis combined with experiential piety and admonition.” Boston’s theologically rich and deeply pastoral writings make him essential for thinking Christians today.

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  • Includes a collection of 38 sermons
  • Discusses Church communion
  • Includes some of Thomas Boston’s best known work
  • The Happiness of Fearing Alway
  • The Instability of Human Goodness
  • Rational Evidences From Heaven Illustrated
  • The Blessedness of Not Being Offended in Christ
  • Believers Looking at the Things Which are Not Seen
  • Christ’s Demanding Admission into Sinner’s Hearts
  • Christ’s Invitation to His Bride
  • Cautions Against Quenching the Spirit
  • Saints Wrestling for the Blessing, and Obtaining It
  • Suitable Improvement of Christ the Apple Tree
  • The Sins of Sinners Finding Them Out
  • The Great Danger of Professors Who Hold the Truth in Unrighteousness
  • The Evil of Christ’s Friends Lifting Up Their Heel Against Him
  • Present Room for Sinners in Christ’s House
  • Hungering After Righteousness
  • Christians Strong in the Grace That is in Christ Jesus
  • Man, Sinful Man, is a Complaining Creature
  • The Pleasures of Real Religion
  • Those That are in Christ the Dead to the World
  • Encouragement to Pray for the Conversion of the Jews
  • Thanksgiving for My Continuance in Ettrick
  • Unfruitful Professors Cut Down as Cumberers of the Ground
  • The Great Desire of the Saints
  • The Duty of Yielding Ourselves to the Lord
  • Amiable Professors Falling Short of Heaven
  • Crook in the Lot
  • On Church Communion
  • Title: The Whole Works of Thomas Boston, Vol. 3: Sermons, Part 1
  • Author: Thomas Boston
  • Publisher: Aberdeen: George and Robert King
  • Publication Date: 1852
  • Pages: 655

Thomas Boston (1676–1732) was born in Duns, Berwickshire to a devout Presbyterian family. Boston attended the University of Edinburgh and graduated in 1697. He was ordained in 1699 and became a minister in the Presbyterian Church at Simprin. In 1707, he moved from Simprin to Ettrick, Scotland, where he grew in popularity and became well-known for his preaching. Boston served for many years in Ettrick, and became enormously influential in Scottish Presbyterianism. Boston was a prolific author throughout this life, and by the end of the eighteenth century, his works had becoming standard reading for Presbyterian ministers. He is best-known for The Crook in the Lot and Human Nature in Its Fourfold State, based on a series of sermons preached at Simprin.