Joseph Alleine’s Pastoral Prayer

After he was ejected from his ministry in Taunton, Joseph Alleine continued to be deeply concerned for the welfare of the flock he was forced to leave. He wrote letters to them, urging them to [...]

Gems from Calamy & Palmer: Obscure but Faithful

One of the great pieces of literature about the Puritan era is The Nonconformist’s Memorial originally penned by Edmund Calamy, and later revised and updated by Samuel Palmer. Many years [...]

The Amazing Privilege of Prayer

I am constantly amazed at the combination of devotion and scholarship present in Puritan authors. They demonstrate that there is no contradiction between careful, dedicated study and reverent [...]

Frequently Asked Symbolics Questions: Praying in A Known Tongue

Here is a question I have been asked several times–sometimes with real concern. In 2LCF 22:3, which describes acceptable prayer in a variety of ways, the doctrine concludes with the phrase [...]