July 2017

Daniel Neal’s Summary of Bradshaw’s “English Puritanisme “
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From Daniel Neal's History of the Puritans, I:432 ff. (NB: The 'Ex Officio' oath required men...
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A Saint Goes Home: Account of Henry Jessey’s Death
The accounts of the deaths of God's people have always been moving. Here we learn...
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The New Covenant and the Spread of the Gospel
From Owen, Vol 10 Continued: 2. A second thing to be considered is, the economy...
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Definite Atonement and the Spread of the Gospel
One of the most frequent objections to the doctrine of definite atonement as made by...
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Isaiah’s Experience of the Numinous
In 1917, theologian Rudolf Otto coined the term 'numinous' to express an individual's encounter with...
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Thomas Hardcastle of Broadmead, Bristol
One of the most interesting and valuable records of the 17th century is the published...
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John Owen’s Epitaph
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The greatest puritan, John Owen, is buried in Bunhill Fields Burial Ground in London. His...
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Pactum Salutis, Historia Salutis, Ordo Salutis and the Ministry
I would like to place the ministry within a theological context. I am convinced that...
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Thanksgiving in the Church
From the Directory for Public Worship Concerning the Observation of Days of Publick Thanksgiving. WHEN any such...
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Henry Jessey Becomes a Baptist
Jessey's search for truth led him to examine the Scriptures closely, and accept the doctrine...
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