puritan publications

  1. C. Matthew McMahon

    NEW BOOK and PURITAN: Ralph Brownrigg (1592-1659) on Repetnance and Prayer

    Repentance and Prayer by Ralph Brownrig (1592–1659) Ralph Brownrig (1592–1659) was hailed as one of the greatest lights in the church in his day, was an excellent preacher, a rigid Calvinist, and was nominated to the Westminster Assembly (though he didn't attend). The work is divided into four...
  2. C. Matthew McMahon

    NEW: Resisting the Devil with a Steadfast Faith by George Gifford (1547-1620)

    Resisting the Devil with a Steadfast Faith by George Gifford (1547-1620) George Gifford (1547-1620) was a most excellent puritan divine described as a fiery Gospel preacher, learned and able, being a great enemy to popery. When anyone acts in accordance with the devil, they become of a...
  3. C. Matthew McMahon

    Christopher Love's Last Unpublished and Rare Work - Now Available

    The Christian’s Duty and Safety in Evil Times by Christopher Love (1618-1651) "Love is without a doubt, one of my favorites writers of all time. Eminently biblical and exceedingly practical. This new work is a gem in both regards." - Dr. McMahon Christopher Love (1618-1651) was a fiery and...
  4. C. Matthew McMahon

    A Puritan's Mind Updated with EEBO Information and Puritan Bios

    I've been updating the Puritans online at APM with information and links to EEBO. (Not everyone will read the EEBO books because of the format, and old English, but it is still a solid resource for anyone who likes to dig around and read the old, old books.) Also, I've added many new portraits...
  5. C. Matthew McMahon

    The Whole Duty of Divine Meditation - Richard Allestree (1619-1681)

    Have you ever desired to improve your personal devotions with God and Christ? How does godly meditation fit into this? Do you meditate on the scriptures daily? Richard Allestree (1619-1681) (also Allestry) was an English divine during the era of the Westminster Assembly. He was a man of...
  6. C. Matthew McMahon

    Have you ever really prayed?

    Burroughs' conclusion on prayer....from the last sermon in Gospel Worship (completed). "Now, put all that has been said together, and this it what it is to pray: when I pray understandingly, when I give myself to prayer, when there are the breathings of the Holy Spirit in my prayer, when there...
  7. C. Matthew McMahon

    Are you culpable of Blood-guiltiness in the Lord's Supper?

    In worship, quite a few aspects should concern the worshipper. In Gospel Worship, Burroughs is hammering home the idea that God must be regarded as holy to those who draw near to him in worship (worship of every kind). In the Lord's Supper this is especially true. From Sermon 11 - Consider...
  8. C. Matthew McMahon

    Expository or Experimental Preaching and Revival

    I'm updating Gospel Worship by Burroughs (lots of requests for that). One of the things that is hitting me (again, having read this quite a few times), is twofold: 1. That unless we worship God as God requires, we don't worship God, and we have never sanctified his name. (This thought should...
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