John Preston

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VirginiaHuguenot

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John Preston, English Puritan (1587 - July 1628) is perhaps most famous today for writing The Golden Sceptre Held Forth to the Humble (1625) based on 2 Chronicles 7.14.

It is available on at the Encyclopedia Puritannica Project in electronic form or at Amazon in hardcopy. The table of contents is as follows:

Section 1. On Affliction
Section 2. On Humiliation
Section 3. On Seeking God’s Face
Section 4. On Turning from Evil
Section 5. Forgiveness to Those Who are Humble and Forsake Sin
Section 6. Sin the Cause of All Calamities
 

VirginiaHuguenot

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John Preston's The Breastplate of Faith and Love is available online here and available for purchase at Amazon here.

Joel Beeke & Randall Pederson, Meet the Puritans, p. 492:

This book consists of eighteen sermons (expounding Romans 1:17, 1 Thessalonians 1:3; Galatians 5:6) and is rich in spiritual instruction for those who are willing to read a facsimile.
 

VirginiaHuguenot

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A 1638 first edition copy of The Golden Scepter, along with The Churches Dignitie by Her Marriage and The Churches Dutie in Her Carriage is available for sale at Ebay here.
 
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