As with all of owen's writings, "The Mortification of Sin" continues to be widely read and greatly appreciated to this day. In "the mortification of sin, " John Owen insisted on the importance of the Christian dealing effectively with their sinful tendencies and attitudes. The mortification of sin" was written by John Owen, one of the best known of the Puritans.
Communion With God Puritan Paperbacks: Treasures of John Owen for Today's ReadersBanner of Truth #ad - Communion with god was written in a day, like our own, when the doctrine of the Trinity was under attack and the Christian faith was being reduced either to rationalism on the one hand or mysticism on the other. Law has produced a splendidly readable abridgment of one of the greatest Christian classics of all time, bringing Owen's rich teaching to a much wider readership.
John owen believed that communion with God lies at the heart of the Christian life. Now Dr. With paul he recognized that through the Son we have access by the Spirit to the Father. R. J. K. In this outstanding book he explains the nature of this communion and describes the many privileges it brings. Until now, communion with god has been read by only small numbers of Christians with access to the 275 closely-printed pages in The Works of John Owen.
Communion With God Puritan Paperbacks: Treasures of John Owen for Today's Readers #ad - He never lost the sense of amazement expressed by John: 'Our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ'. His exposition shows that nothing is more vital to spiritual well-being than a practical knowledge of what this doctrine means.
Indwelling Sin In Believers Puritan PaperbacksBanner of Truth #ad - Based on romans 7:21, 'i find then a law, that, when i would do good, evil present with me', Owen s work shows that sin is a powerful inward law or principle lodged in the heart whose whole nature is enmity against God. Like an experienced general, Owen sets out the strategy and tactics of indwelling sin with unrivaled insight and clarity.
This abridgment seeks to make owen more accessible to present day readers, but carefully retains the essence of his thought and as many as possible of his own expressions. There is much here to strengthen and comfort the believer. Though this is a book about sin, it is no less about the all-sufficient grace of Christ.
Indwelling Sin In Believers Puritan Paperbacks #ad - This powerful river, flowing from the Fall, can only be brought under control by regenerating grace. Nor are we sent to the law for help, since defeating sin is something the law cannot do. John owen's indwelling sin in believers is a guide to knowing our enemy, a field-manual for the lifelong war Christ's soldiers must wage against the sin that remains in them after conversion.
It is a companion volume to the mortification of Sin and Temptation Resisted and Repulsed, also published by the Banner of Truth Trust in the same series; Puritan Paperbacks. Our victory lies in seeing to it that the springs of grace remain open, and that communion with God in Christ remains our joy and delight.
However, sin's enmity remains in believers after conversion, and the long war against it is one in which all Christians must engage. Owen never lets us think that we must depend on our own unaided efforts.
The Death of Death in the Death of Christ: A Treatise in Which the Whole Controversy about Universal Redemption is Fully DiscussedBanner of Truth #ad - Packer. It is safe to say that no comparable exposition of the work of redemption as planned and executed by the Triune Jehovah has ever been done since Owen published this in 1648. J. Some may find the very sound of Owen's thesis so shocking that they will refuse to read his book at all. It is to those who share this readiness that Owen's treatise is offered, in the belief that it will help us in one of the most urgent tasks facing Evangelical Christendom today - the recovery of the gospel.
The death of death in the death of christ is a polemical work, among other things, designed to show, that the doctrine of universal redemption is unscriptural and destructive to the gospel. Those who see no need for doctrinal exactness and have no time for theological debates which show up divisions between Evangelicals may well regret its reappearnace.
Doctrine of Repentance Puritan PaperbacksBanner of Truth #ad - Jesus christ himself said that if we do not repent, therefore, we will perish! It is vital, to read and study what Scripture has to say about this theme. Few better guides have existed in this or any other area of spiritual experience than Thomas Watson. In a world that will not tolerate the mention of sin, and in churches where it has been defined only in sociological terms, the biblical teaching on repentance has inevitably been ignored.
Knowing what repentance is, and actually repenting are essential to true Christianity. A good case could be made out for believing that repentance is one of the least used words in the Christian church today. He was a master of both scripture and the human heart, and wrote with a simplicity and directness that keeps his work fresh and powerful for the twenty-first century.
The Religious AffectionsDover Publications #ad - A christian preacher and one of the greatest theologians of the English-speaking world, Jonathan Edwards played a critical role in the First Great Awakening and oversaw some of the first revivals in 1733 at his church in Northampton, Massachusetts. His famous sermon, " remains a classic of early american literature, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, and The Religious Affections constitutes essential reading for divinity students and students of American religious history.
. Used book in Good Condition. In one of the unsurpassed religious masterpieces produced by an American writer, Jonathan Edwards distinguishes between true and false religion by defining a believer's correct affections and explaining their importance. He further identifies the distinction between genuine-seeming and legitimate affections.
The Bruised Reed Puritan PaperbacksBanner of Truth #ad - The bruised reed' shows why he was known among his contemporaries as 'the sweet dropper'. Richard sibbes 1577-1635, one of the most influential figures in the Puritan movement during the earlier years of the seventeenth century, was renowned for the rich quality of his ministry. Some of the language and punctuation have been modernized to make the work more accessible.
The bruised reed' is now issued for the first time in a smaller format in the Puritan Paperbacks series. Used book in Good Condition.
Overcoming Sin and TemptationCrossway Books #ad - Overcoming sin and temptation will help a new generation benefit from the writings of this remarkable Puritan. Now redesigned with a new cover. These three treatises on temptation, sin, and repentance are theologically robust and insightful while also being accessible to modern readers. John owen's writings, though challenging, are full of rich spiritual insights.
They have updated the author's language, Greek, translated the Latin, and footnoted difficult or unknown phrases, and Hebrew, all without sacrificing any of Owen's original message. Used book in Good Condition. In this unabridged volume, deceit, power, and the nature, editors justin taylor and Kelly Kapic have edited three of Owen's classic works--Of the Mortification of Sin in Believers, Of Temptation: The Nature and Power of It, and Prevalency of Indwelling Sin.
The Glory of Christ Puritan Paperbacks: Treasures of John Owen for Today's ReadersBanner of Truth #ad - Owen's biographers record his memorable and beautiful reply: i am glad to hear it; but, in which I shall see that glory in another manner than I have ever done, O brother Payne! the long-wished-for day is come at last, or was capable of doing in this world. It is clear from these pages that Owen had already seen the glory of Christ from afar and pondered long on its significance.
Indeed, the material in chapters fifteen to seventeen of this abridgment appeared for the first time in the second edition of 1696, having been found among Owen's papers only after his death but clearly intended as the closing section of the work. On the day of owen s death 24 august 1683 william payne, a minister in saffron Walden who had accepted responsibility for seeing the manuscript of this work through to publication, visited him in Ealing now part of London to share the good news that Meditations on the Glory of Christ was now going through the press.
The Glory of Christ Puritan Paperbacks: Treasures of John Owen for Today's Readers #ad - In the glory of christ, here abridged and made easy to read, we have the great Puritan pastor and theologian John Owen at his richest and most mature. Here he writes about Jesus Christ, the heart of the gospel. The work itself was composed almost at the end of Owen's life and first published in 1684, the year after his death.
Owen himself tells us that the substance of the work began in his own private meditation and study and only later was shared with his congregation. His teaching is well-suited to bring us to share in his longing to know Christ better, to see his glory more clearly and to serve him more faithfully. It is the conviction of the publisher that many readers will discover this book to be one of the hidden treasures of Christian literature and will return to it again and again for instruction and spiritual refreshment.
The Mortification of Sin Puritan PaperbacksBanner of Truth #ad - The temptations in times like Owen s and ours are obvious on every side; the remedy to them is clearly pointed out in this practical and helpful book. Fighting sin with human strength will produce only self-righteousness, superstition and anxiety of conscience. He sees clearly that the fight can be won only through faith in Christ, and in the power of the Spirit.
In this abridgement of a classic work, the famous puritan John Owen shows the need for Christians to engage in a life-long battle against the sinful tendencies that remain in them, despite their having been brought to faith and new life in Christ. Owen is very insistent that believers cannot hope to succeed in this battle in their own strength.
The Mortification of Sin Puritan Paperbacks #ad - But with faith in christ, and with the power of the Spirit, victory is certain. Used book in Good Condition.
The Heart of Christ Puritan PaperbacksBanner of Truth #ad - And in particular, two things stir his compassion: our afflictions and almost unbelievably our sins. The heart of christ in heaven towards sinners on Earth was first published in 1651, and it soon became Thomas Goodwin's 1600-1680 most popular work. How we need goodwin and his message today! If we are to be drawn from jaded, anxious thoughts of God and a love of sin, we need such a knowledge of Christ.
Goodwin begins with the beautiful assurances given by Christ to his disciples, taking as an example of that love Christ's washing of his disciples' feet John 13. In it he aims to show from scripture that, in all his heavenly majesty, Christ is not now aloof from believers and unconcerned, but has the strongest affections for them.
The Heart of Christ Puritan Paperbacks #ad - It is a fine example of his Christ-centredness and his mix of theological rigour and pastoral concern. The heart of his argument, however, christ is not sour towards his people; if anything, lies in his exposition of Hebrews 4:15, in which Goodwin shows that in all his glorious holiness in heaven, his capacious heart beats more strongly than ever with tender love for them.
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