Westminster Bookstore will be closed Monday, Sept 1. We will resume our regular shipping schedule on Tuesday, Sept 2.

Precious Remedies Against Satan's Devices (Puritan Paperbacks)

Precious Remedies Against Satan's Devices (Puritan Paperbacks)
PDF Sample

Brooks, Thomas

Paperback

Free Shipping on orders over $49

$8.10 - 10% Off

List Price: $9.00

Book Condition:

Publisher's Description

Brooks treated the seductive influence and terrible power of Satan in a way greatly more full and suggestive than in the literature of the present day.

Brooks lists seven reasons for writing this book. The first reason is enough…Brooks says, “Satan hath a greater influence upon men, and higher advantages over them than they think he hath, and the knowledge of his high advantage is the highway to disappoint him, and to render the soul strong in resisting, and happy in conquering.

About the Author

Little is known about Thomas Brooks as a man, other than can be ascertained from his many writings. Born, probably of well-to-do parents, in 1608, Brooks entered Emmanuel College, Cambridge, in 1625. He was licensed as a preacher of the gospel by 1640 at the latest. Before that date he seems to have spent a number of years at sea, probably as a chaplain with the fleet. After the Civil War, Brooks became minister at Thomas Apostle’s, London, and was sufficiently renowned to be chosen as preacher before the House of Commons on 26 December, 1648. Three or four years later he moved to St Margaret’s, Fish-street Hill, London, but encountered considerable opposition as he refused baptism and the Lord’s Supper to those clearly ‘unworthy’ of such privileges. The following years were filled with written as well as spoken ministry. In 1662 he fell victim to the notorious Act of Uniformity, but he appears to have remained in his parish and to have preached the Word as opportunity offered. Treatises continued to flow from his agile pen. In 1677 or 1678 he married for the second time, ‘she spring-young, he winter-old’. Two years later he went home to his Lord.

About This Series

Incredibly popular, Banner's Puritan Paperback series brings to life some of the most challenging, spiritual works that you will ever read, by men who breathed Christlikeness in ways that each one of us should be powerfully drawn to. Each book is conveniently sized to fit easily into a briefcase or purse.

Browse Other Titles in this Series

Puritan paperbacks

Book Details

256 Pages
Publisher: Banner of Truth
Publication Date: June 1968
ISBN 10: 0851510027
ISBN 13: 9780851510026

"This book offers sorely needed lessons on the subtleties of Satan’s devices."
- Joel Beeke, from Meet the Puritans