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Seven Signs of a False Teacher

Thomas Brooks (1608 – 1680), an English Puritan, gave the church an excellent work on the tactics of Satan: Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices (which can be read online here). One chief way in which Satan spoils the soul is … Continue reading

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Five Prayers for Family Worship

Matthew Henry (1662 – 1714), famous for his Complete Commentary on the Whole Bible, wrote numerous other tracts and treatises which are very helpful and edifying. One such treatise was A Church in the House or Family Religion (available online … Continue reading

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On Feeding Your Wife

Men know instinctively that they are required to provide for their families. Whether they attribute this instinct to societal constructs, cultural tradition, or the inward revelation of the law of God in their hearts (cf. Rom. 2:15), makes little difference. … Continue reading

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Jonathan Edwards, New Creation, and the Christian Sabbath

Every once in a while I come across a quote worth saving, and I figure that makes it also worth sharing. Consider this one of those. The ancient churches, being commanded to keep a seventh day in commemoration of the … Continue reading

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John Newton — “Grace in the Blade”

Puritan writings often contain a depth of understanding and insight that is all too often lost in modern Evangelicalism. John Newton, most famously known for his hymn Amazing Grace, is among the Puritans who still feed the souls of saints … Continue reading

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