Phillip L. Simpson's A Life of Gospel Peace: A Biography of Jeremiah Burroughs PDF

By Phillip L. Simpson

The writings of Jeremiah Burroughs are one of the most readable and fascinating Puritan works on hand. Like his Puritan colleagues, Burroughs sought to provide an explanation for biblical instructing in a heart-searching demeanour. during this biography, Phillip L. Simpson opens a window into the lifestyles and instances of Burroughs, supplying the context for his memorable sermons and writings. What turns into obvious is Burroughs’s constant program of the rules he preached to the behavior of his lifestyles. An ardent demand a gospel-driven existence and a peaceful personality is mirrored in either his books and lifestyles, which stand out remarkably in an period of turmoil and revolution. this is often the 1st book-length biography of Jeremiah Burroughs.

Table of Contents:
1. Early affects: start throughout the Cambridge Years
2. Stisted, Chelmsford, and Bury St. Edmunds
3. Tivetshall, Norwich, and Mendlesham
4. lower than Warwick’s Hospitable Roof
5. Rotterdam
6. go back to England: Burroughs and Politics
7. Burroughs the Preacher
8. Stepney, Cripplegate, and Cornhill
9. Burroughs the Westminster Divine
10. Burroughs the Independent
11. Gangraena and Irenicum
12. Burroughs’s loss of life and Legacy

Phillip L. Simpson and his spouse Sara stay in Huntington, WV, in addition to their kids, Zack and Molly. Phillip built and keeps the Jeremiah Burroughs Homepage site, a website devoted to accumulating assets via and approximately Jeremiah Burroughs. he's a lay instructor and member of staff Church in Huntington. Simpson graduated from Marshall collage and jap Kentucky college, and is hired as an occupational therapist, assisting individuals with dizziness and stability issues. He additionally serves at the West Virginia Board of Occupational Therapy.

“A guy whose books are recognized and precious nearly 4 centuries after his dying is a guy worthy researching. Phillip Simpson has performed the church a very good carrier in writing this long-overdue account of the lifestyles and impression of Jeremiah Burroughs. i'm blissful to commend it to you.” — Tim Challies

“Jeremiah Burroughs is (rightly) probably the most cherished Puritans of his day and ours. His targeted biblical doctrine and spot-on software have given him a genuinely-earned position within the first rank of Puritan preachers. And whereas we've been blessed to have lots of his works made to be had to us of overdue, we have been mostly unaware of something approximately Burroughs the guy, except brief excerpts from reference works akin to the Dictionary of nationwide Biography or Benjamin Brook’s Lives of the Puritans.

Now, due to Philip Simpson, that has replaced. He has meticulously researched Burroughs’s lifestyles and has proven us what made the guy who and what he was once. i'm confident that till we all know the lifetime of a guy, we can't absolutely comprehend his theology or his passions. we will now turn into trained admirers of this nice guy and will thank God much more for giving him to the church.” — Don Kistler

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