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The Whole Works of Thomas Boston, Vol. 4: Sermons, Part 2

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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 40 sermons
  • Contains Thomas Boston’s final sermon at Simprin
  • Christ’s People, A Willing People
  • The Soul’s Espousal to Christ
  • Serving the Lord in Holiness
  • The Leading Privilege of Them That Know the Joyful Sound
  • The Lord’s Helping His People
  • Mourning the Absence of Christ
  • The Shortness of Human Life
  • A Heart Exercised unto Godliness Necessary to Make a Good Minister
  • A Heart Exercised unto Godliness Necessary to Make a Good Christian
  • Privilege and Duties of Christ’s Spouse
  • Christ Jesus Duly Prized
  • Man’s Iniquities Testifying Against Him
  • The Unequality of Man’s Ways
  • Duties of Husband and Wife
  • Mystery of Christ’s Kingdom Known to Believers
  • The Fruit of the Spirit
  • Christ the Life of the Believer
  • Believers Seeking a Continuing City
  • Believers Communing with Their Own Hearts
  • Believers Labouring for Their Reward
  • Ministers in the Church Appointed by Christ
  • Ministers to Continue Till the Church Be Perfect
  • Believers Having Tribulation in the World
  • Anger Not to Be Sinfully Indulged
  • Christ the Physician of Souls
  • Christian Watchfulness Stated, and Enforced
  • God Hiding His Face from Backsliders
  • On the Government of the Tongue
  • On the Duty of Praying for the Peace of the Church
  • Duty and Advantage of Solemn Meditation
  • Farewell Sermon at Simprin
  • The Distinguishing Characters of Real Christians
  • Title: The Whole Works of Thomas Boston, Vol. 4: Sermons, Part 2
  • Author: Thomas Boston
  • Publisher: Aberdeen: George and Robert King
  • Publication Date: 1852
  • Pages: 550

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.