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Divine Cordial, or, The transcendent priviledge of those that love God and are savingly called ... by Watson, Thomas (c. 1620-1686)

Watson’s devotional answers the many who ask, “Why do bad things happen to good people?” The author meditates on this passage from Romans 8: “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” As the passage implies, Watson reminds his readers that while the godly may face harm,…

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Watson, Thomas (c. 1620-1686)

English non-conformist Puritan preacher and author

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Causes and Danger of Slighting Christ and His Gospel by Baxter, Richard (1615-1691)

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Baxter, Richard (1615-1691)

English Puritan church leader, poet, hymn-writer, theologian, and controversialist

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Saint Indeed or the Great Work of a Christian in Keeping the Heart in the Several Conditions of Life by Flavel, John (1627-1691)

Flavel designed this devotional treatise to aid all professing Christians in exploring their faith and cleansing their lives of sin. He takes his inspiration from Proverbs 4:23, which reads: “Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.” Flavel explains that “keeping the heart” means not only keeping it away from evil, but also keeping it as one keeps a garden,…

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Flavel, John (1627-1691)

Puritan theologian

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Christian's Great Interest. In Two Parts. by Guthrie, William (1620-1665)

Second Peter 1:10 says "Therefore, my brothers, be all the more eager to make your calling and election sure." So how can Christians really know they are saved? Scottish Presbyterian minister William Guthrie asked this question in the 17th century, and wrote his only work, The Christian's Great Interest, in order to answer it.

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Guthrie, William (1620-1665)

Scottish Presbyterian Minister and Author

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How Shall I Go To God by Bonar, Horatius (1808-1889)

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Bonar, Horatius (1808-1889)

Scottish churchman and poet

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