This is one of my favorite books, albeit a large read of over 100 biographies and reviews of Puritans and others influencing the time between the 16th and 17th century. – Mike
A Review of “Meet the Puritans”
by Andrew Smith | Dec 08, 2020
In the eighteenth century, a carnal, Welsh clergyman bought an item at the fair. The vender wrapped his purchase in a page ripped out of an old Puritan book. As the clergyman unwrapped his item, he began to read the writing on the torn paper. There was enough gospel truth on that one small page of a Puritan book to save him, and it did. That day he discovered that his true treasure was the gospel truth written on the Puritan parchment…
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John Bunyan on Prayer
Reading John Bunyan’s A Discourse Touching Prayer is a real pleasure, and not only because it is the first such work I have ever read that includes the phrase, “Therefore give me leave a little to reason with thee, thou poor, blind, ignorant sot.” This treatise, also known as I Will Pray with the Spirit, was composed while Bunyan was imprisoned in 1663. It is an exposition of the Apostle Paul’s statement that “I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also”. (1 Corinthians 14:15 KJV) It contains some of Bunyan’s clearest teachings on prayer…