Category Archives: Puritans

Two grand pillars…

There are two grand pillars of truth revealed in the Old Testament: God’s promise of Christ and the manifesto of God’s gracious nature. Thomas Goodwin Advertisements

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Been there, too…

Do not focus your thoughts among the confused wheels of secondary causes – ‘O if this had been, this had not followed.’ Look to the master motion of the first wheel. In building, we see hewn stones and timbers under … Continue reading

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Been there…

The great Master Gardener in his wonderful providence has planted me in this part of his vineyard by his grace, and here I grow and abide till the great Master of the vineyard thinks it fit to transplant me. Samuel … Continue reading

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Narrow-minded bigotry…

“They accuse the Puritans of narrow-minded bigotry. In response to such a charge, it must be stated clearly and openly that political liberty was not the highest priority for the Puritans. The highest priority was the glory of God. If … Continue reading

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Great with pen and sword…

J. C. Ryle on the Puritans… The Puritans, as a body, have done more to elevate the national character than any class of Englishmen that ever lived. Ardent lovers of civil liberty, and ready to die in its defence mighty … Continue reading

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