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The Life and Sermons of Edward D. Griffin (2 vols.)

by Griffin, Edward D., Sprague, William B.

Van Benthuysen & Co. 1838

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The Life and Sermons of Edward D. Griffin (2 vols.)
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Overview

Edward Dorr Griffin remains one of the most significant revivalists of the early nineteenth century, and in this two-volume set, his most influential works are collected. There are fifty-nine sermons, including a memoir of Griffin’s life. Griffin’s writing and sermons are well-known for powerful exposition of Scripture and compassionate calls for revival. His writing is also characterized by solid theology and evangelical concerns. After studying theology from Jonathan Edwards, he entered the ministry. A firm believer in education, he later became president and professor of sacred rhetoric of Williams College.

This collection is invaluable to any student of revivalist influence and anyone wanting a greater understanding of living a holy life. With the Logos edition, The Life and Sermons of Edward D. Griffin (2 Vols.) is readily accessible with your other resources, perfect for personal or academic study.

Key Features

  • Over 1,200 pages of sermons
  • Contains memoir of Griffin’s life
  • Encouraging and astute exposition of Scripture
  • Includes detailed table of contents

From the Editor

The history of his [Griffin’s] life seems little less than the history of one unbroken revival; and it would perhaps be difficult to name the individual in our country since the days of [George] Whitefield, who has been instrumental of an equal number of hopeful conversions.

—William B. Sprague

Individual Titles

Volume 1

  • Publisher: Van Benthysen & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1838
  • Pages: 615

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Contents Include:

Memoir

  • Previous to His Settlement at New-Hartford
  • His Residence at New-Hartford
  • His First Residence at Newark
  • His Residence at Andover and Boston
  • His Second Residence at Newark
  • His Residence at Williamstown
  • His Last Residence, and His Death
  • General Estimate of His Character and Influence

Sermons

  • The Knowledge of God
  • The Tender Mercies of God
  • Adam our Federal Head
  • the Abominable Nature of Sin
  • The Worth of the Soul
  • Tokens of Perdition
  • The Heath in the Desert
  • Taking the Kingdom by Violence
  • The Band which Took Christ
  • The Fruitless Fig Tree
  • Harvest Past and Balm of Gilead
  • What Wilt Thou Say When He Shall Punish Thee
  • The Straight Gate
  • Gospel Despisers Passed By, and the Heathen Taken
  • Quench Not the Spirit
  • Exhortation to Serve the Lord
  • Excuses
  • Let Us Reason Together
  • Hobab
  • Returning from the Crucifixion

Volume 2

  • Publisher: Van Benthysen & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1838
  • Pages: 611

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Contents Include:

Sermons:

  • Jesus of Nazareth Passing by
  • The Brazen Serpent
  • Noah’s Ark
  • A Friend Closer than a Brother
  • Christ a Covert from the Tempest
  • The High Priest
  • Christ the Resurrection and the Life
  • The Ascension and Dominion of Christ
  • The Patience of Christ
  • Christ’s Kingdom Not of this World
  • Calling on the Name of Jesus
  • Self-Denial
  • Enoch Walked with God
  • When I am Weak, then am I Strong
  • The Faithfulness of God
  • Son and Heir through Christ
  • Love to Our Neighbor
  • Where is the Lord God of Elijah?
  • The Better Resurrection
  • When I was a Child, I thought as a Child
  • The Pilgrim
  • Whom Have I in Heaven but Thee
  • Forsaken the First Love
  • The Dove
  • Manna
  • The Heart of God Affected by Prayer
  • Jehovah Jireh
  • All These Things are Against Me
  • Heaven
  • New Heavens and New Earth
  • The Lamb in the Midst of his Father’s Throne
  • How Can I put Thee Among the Children?
  • What Aileth Thee?
  • Can These Bones Live?
  • Arrows Sharp in the Heart of Enemies
  • Salvation Taken into God’s Own Hands
  • Abraham’s Reward
  • The Watchman
  • The Weeping at the Last Day

Product Details

  • Title: The Life and Sermons of Edward D. Griffin (2 Vols.)
  • Author: Edward Dorr Griffin
  • Editor: William B. Sprague
  • Publisher: Van Benthysen & Co.
  • Volumes: 2
  • Pages: 1,226

About Edward D. Griffin

Edward Dorr Griffin was born in 1770 in Connecticut. Educated at Yale College, he was a pastor and a professor of rhetoric. Griffin was well-known for opposing the doctrine of New Divinity. He died in 1837.