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The Works of George Swinnock (5 vols.)

by Swinnock, George

James Nichol, J. Nisbet & Co., G. Herbert 1868

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Overview

The Works of George Swinnock (5 vols.) is a valuable Puritan resource for anyone who is looking to gain a greater understanding of Godliness, how it impacts our daily lives and how we can be good examples of Christ to our wives, husbands, children and those we interact with on a daily basis. Another benefit of owning these works is that practical points are given for how Christians are supposed to respond in times of prosperity as well as adversity.

This collection also benefits the reader by giving them suggestions for how to offer reassurance to those who are sick. Much of Swinnock’s work covers how a Christian is to live their daily lives in many areas such as recreation, dealing with parents and their prayer lives.

Making use of the Logos Bible Software edition of The Complete Works of George Swinnock makes accessing Swinnock’s works easier than ever before! In your digital library, you can read his works together with other prominent Puritan theologians that you own, such as Rev. Richard Baxter, John Owen, John Bunyan, Thomas Manton, and Scripture passages, theological terms, and a wealth of other information is only a click away!

Key Features

  • Each volume contains an Epistle Dedicatory
  • Each volume contains an Epistle to the reader
  • Includes an index

Individual Titles

The Works of George Swinnock, Vol. 1

  • Pages: 544

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

As part of the 5 volumes of Swinnock’s books, Volume 1 covers such topics as what Godliness is, and Swinnock urges his readers to make God part of our lives in everything we do. Swinnock also gives practical and important tips for making sure that what we do in our daily lives reflect Christ so that we can be a good example for our children, husbands and wives.

The Works of George Swinnock, Vol. 2

  • Pages: 542

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

Continuing with the format of Volume 1, such topics as how Christians are to respond in times of prosperity and adversity are covered. Additionally, the reader is also given ideas for how to handle their dealings with people they encounter on a daily basis. Other beneficial subjects discussed are how to have a Godly mindset when choosing a companion and how to handle yourself if in the presence of evil company.

The Works of George Swinnock, Vol. 3

  • Pages: 488

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

Visiting someone who is sick is something that everyone will experience in their lives. Utilizing the information in Volume 3 gives the reader ideas for how to offer comfort from a Godly perspective to those who are sick. Swinnock makes a point that as Christians, we should be making a daily concerted effort to examine our hearts, to think of the day of judgment and constantly making sure to avoid occasions that could lead us to sin. Also covered are the 6 instructions for how to attain a spiritual life: illumination, humiliation, application, dedication to God, the Word and prayer.

The Works of George Swinnock, Vol. 4

  • Pages: 524

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

Volume 4 is valuable as it gives the reasons why God is our happiness and how He is incomparable.

  • God is incomparable because:
    • He is incomparable in His being, as He is absolutely perfect, universal and unchangeable.
    • He is eternal and without composition.
    • He is incomparable in his being, as it is infinite and incomprehensible.
    • He is incomparable in his attributes, in his holiness, and wisdom.
    • He incomparable in his attributes, in his knowledge and faithfulness.
    • He is incomparable in His mercy and patience.
  • God is our happiness because
    • Our happiness is in God because He is all-sufficient.
    • He offers a suitableness for our souls.

     

The Works of George Swinnock, Vol. 5

  • Pages: 506

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

In the final volume of The Works of George Swinnock , the topic of sin is discussed in depth. Swinnock makes a point to mention at the dangers of the sins of omission, as well as the differences between sins of omission and sins of commission. He also takes a look at some of the common excuses associated with the sins of omission and the causes of them.

Product Details

  • Title: The Works of George Swinnock
  • Author: George Swinnock
  • Publisher: James Nisbet & Co
  • Volumes: 5
  • Pages: 2,604

About George Swinnock

George Swinnock, M. A. (1627–1673) was born in Maidstone, Kent, England and was a notable English Puritan. He lived during a period of social and religious upheaval. His books are theological, yet very practical, and he is one of the easiest Puritan authors to read.