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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“And herein he follows Calvin, who speaks thus: ‘And truly I am not ignorant,† that under the name of repentance, is comprehended, the whole turning to God, whereof faith is not the least part.’” (Page 92)
“Repentance is a fruit of faith; and where there is no repentance, it cannot be supposed that assurance can be had” (Page 78)
“Faith and repentance, as they are ordinarily linked together in preaching, so they cannot be separated in practice” (Page 77)
“Can a foul garment be laid in a pure running stream, and the washing of it not be begun the moment that it is laid in? And can an unholy soul be united by faith to Christ, and the washing of it not begun that moment by virtue from his blood?” (Page 558)
“Let us take a watchword from holy and learned Rutherford: ‘We would beware (says he) of Mr. Baxter’s* order of setting repentance and works of new obedience before justification; which is indeed a new covenant of works.’” (Page 89)