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T he end of the year is close at hand, so we decided to look back at some of our most popular articles from 2018. Here's a list of our top ten: 10. Philip Ryken, The Crook in the Lot God rules the universe, even when we suffer. For some this is a bitter pill to swallow; for Thomas Boston (1676-1732...
The first trailer for the upcoming movie Puritan is now online here .
The Life of John Geree John Geree is thought to have been born in 1601 in Yorkshire County in the north of England. He entered Magdalen Hall, Oxford University in 1615 and graduated B.A. in 1619 and M.A. in 1621. While it may seem extraordinary to us to have a Master’s degree by age 20, this was...
T hanks to our friends at Latimer Trust we have two (2) copies of Pilgrims, Warriors, and Servants: St Antholin Lectures Volume 1: 1991-2000 edited by Lee Gatiss. This volume includes the following chapters: J I Packer: " A Man For All Ministries: Richard Baxter 1615-1691" Geoffrey Cox: " The...
T hanks to our friends at Reformation Heritage Books we have two (2) copies of The Foundation of Communion with God by Ryan McGraw to give away. Enter here .
Every Wednesday in 2018, Michael Lynch (PhD candidate at Calvin Theological Seminary) and our own editor Danny Hyde (PhD candidate at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) will be blogging through Richard Muller’s Post-Reformation Reformed Dogmatics , 4 vols. (2nd edition, Grand Rapids: Baker Academic,...
T hanks to our friends at Reformation Heritage Books we're giving away three (3) copies of Ryan McGraw's book, Is the Trinity Practical? Enter here .
E very Wednesday in 2018, Michael Lynch (PhD candidate at Calvin Theological Seminary) and our own editor Danny Hyde (PhD candidate at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) will be blogging through Richard Muller’s Post-Reformation Reformed Dogmatics , 4 vols. (2nd edition, Grand Rapids: Baker Academic,...
T oday we are promoting our new giveaway: The Faith We Confess by Gerald Bray. Follow this link to Reformed Resources and enter to win! Thank you to Latimer Trust for providing the book for this drawing.
E very Wednesday in 2018, Michael Lynch (PhD candidate at Calvin Theological Seminary) and our own editor Danny Hyde (PhD candidate at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) will be blogging through Richard Muller’s Post-Reformation Reformed Dogmatics , 4 vols. (2nd edition, Grand Rapids: Baker Academic,...
T hanks to Reformation Heritage Books, Meet the Puritans has a number of copies of The Fading of the Flesh by George Swinnock, Stop Loving the World by William Greenhill, and Triumphing over Sinful Fear by John Flavel to give away. One entry per household please. Deadline to register is Friday,...
Thanks to our friends at The Banner of Truth, we have a copy of The Valley of Vision by Arthur Bennett to give away. This giveaway is for U.S. mailing addresses only. Deadline is Friday, December 8. Enter here .
Thanks to our friends at Reformation Heritage Books we have two (2) E-Book copies of Wilhelmus à Brakel's 4-volume, The Christian's Reasonable Service . 1 E-Book will be for a someone in the U.S. 1 E-Book will be for a someone outside the U.S. Deadline to register is Friday, November 24 . Enter...
O ur friends at Reformation Heritage Books have given us two (2) copies of The Best Method of Preaching by Petrus Van Maastricht (1630-1706). Enter here .
T hanks to our friends at Crown & Covenant we have one (1) bundle of Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Conver and Openness Unhindered by Rosaria Butterfield to give away. USA mailing addresses only. One entry per household. Deadline is Friday, September 1. Click here to enter...
F or this 500th anniversary year of the Protestant Reformation, Hendrickson Publishers is reprinting a wonderful selection of sermons from Martin Luther. So far there are three volumes of sermons for Advent and Christmas Day , the Sunday after Christmas, New Year’s Day, and Epiphany , and Lent and...
Our friends at Eerdmans Publishing have given us two (2) giveaway copies of The Peril and Promise of Christian Liberty: Richard Hooker, the Puritans, and Protestant Political Theology . Deadline is Friday, August 18. Enter here .
As you may know, our friends at Reformation Heritage Books are currently typesetting, editing, and re-publishing the The Works of William Perkins . Thanks to them, we have one (1) hardcover set and one (1) ebook set of the first 4 volumes to give away. If you are in the U.S. , enter here for the...
W e're giving away two (2) copies of Beyond Calvin: Essays on the Diversity of the Reformed Tradition (Davenant Press) by Bradford Littlejohn and Jonathan Tomes. Deadline to register is Friday, July 21. Enter here .
O ur friends at Reformation Heritage Books have given us a giveaway copy of Meet the Puritans by Joel Beeke and Randall Pederson. USA mailing addresses only. One entry per household. Deadline to register is Friday, July 7. Enter here .
T hanks the our friends at The Latimer Trust in the U.K. we have four ( 4) copies of The Faith We Confess: An Exposition of the Thirty-Nine Articles by Dr. Gerald Bray to give away. USA mailing addresses only. Deadline to register is Friday, June 23. Enter here .
Thanks to the leadership of Dr. Joel Beeke, the name of William Perkins (1558-1602) is becoming known again. The first two video addresses from the recent conference on Perkins are now available online (with several more to follow here ): "A Plain Preacher" by Sinclair Ferguson "William Perkins'...
T hanks to our friends at The Banner of Truth we have two (2) copies of The Pastor in Prayer: A Collection of C.H. Spurgeon's Sunday Morning Prayers to give away. USA mailing addresses only. One entry per household. Deadline to register is Friday, June 9. Enter here .
W ay back when ( Feb. 15, 2010 ) in the previous incarnation of Meet the Puritans, I posted on John Owen's use of the phrase "spiritual revivalls" ( sic. ). This post was subsequently cited in Kenneth J. Stewart's Ten Myths About Calvinism: Recovering the Breadth of the Reformed Tradition (p. 103...
M any young evangelicals today are on the "Geneva" or "Westminster Trail." Going out from the comforts of such evangelical churches is difficult and a great unknown. One unknown area is what churches in the Reformed tradition believe about the relationship between the Holy Spirit and prayer. Back...
A back you may have seen ads for or even seen the movie "Invictus" starring Morgan Freeman. In the trailer we hear in the background Freeman as Nelson Mandella saying, “I am the master of my fate: 
I am the captain of my soul.” Those words come from the poem "Invictus" by the nineteenth-century...
T hanks to our friends at Reformed Fellowship , we have four (4) copies to give away of Danny Hyde's popular book, Jesus Loves the Little Children: Why We Baptize Children . Kevin DeYoung says, " This is an intelligent, gracious, and careful explanation for why Christians ought to have their...
T hink about the last time you issued a challenge. It took a lot of confidence, didn’t it? Not only did you challenge someone else to do something, you challenged yourself to do the same. How much confidence would you need to be able to stand up in the midst of the world with the devil and his...
We are giving away four (4) copies of our first published book, Knowing the Trinity: Practical Thoughts for Daily Life by Dr. Ryan M. McGraw. Deadline is May 12. Enter here .
O ne of the best ways we help our children appreciate what they have is to take something away for a time only to restore it later. In a similar way, one of the best ways for us to appreciate what we have in Jesus Christ is to think about what Adam took away from us by his disobedience. He took...
We have three (3) copies of Lee Gatiss' book, John Owen: The Genius of English Puritanism , to give away. Deadline is this Friday , April 28. Enter here .
Thanks to our friends at Reformation Heritage Books —the book sponsor of Meet the Puritans—we have one (1) set of the newly translated The Christian's Only Comfort in Life and Death: An Exposition of the Heidelberg Catechism by the influential Dutch Second Reformation preacher, Theodorus VanderGroe...
Pray for Meet the Puritans editor, Danny Hyde, as he travels and speaks at the second annual Soli Deo Gloria Conference in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, March 23-Saturday, March 25. He will be joining MtPs friends, Lee Gatiss and Mark Jones as they speak on the theme La Reforma Continúa , "The...
O ur latest giveaway is of two (2) I AM: Kids Sing Psalms! CDs from our friends at Crown & Covenant Publications . Enter here ...
N o doubt Simon Peter’s most memorable words were those of his great confession in response to Jesus’ question, “Who do you say that I am? You are the Christ, the Son of the living God” (Matt. 16:15-16). That’s a Bible verse to memorize, isn’t it? What we don’t often realize, though, is what Jesus...
Meet the Puritans is pleased to partner with EP Books to give away four (4) sets of Daniel R. Hyde's expositions of From the Pen of Pastor Paul: 1-2 Thessalonians and Content Yet Contending: Jude . USA mailing addresses only. One entry per household. Deadline to register is Friday, March 10. Sign...
M eet the Puritans is pleased to announce our first book, Knowing the Trinity: Practical Thoughts for Daily Life by Dr. Ryan M. Mcgraw. Dr. McGraw is not only a contributor to Meet the Puritans but serves as Professor of Systematic Theology at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary . He has...
T hanks to our official book sponsor, Reformation Heritage Books , we have a 4-book bundle of Simonetta Carr's Christian Biographies for Young Readers that we are giving away: Martin Luther , John Calvin , John Knox , and John Owen . Deadline to register is Friday, February 24. Enter here .
We are pleased to announce the publication of Danny Hyde's newest book, Content Yet Contending: Jude (EP Books). For our friends in the U.K., you may obtain it directly from the EP Books . For those of us on this side of the pond, you may purchase it from the Alliance's own bookstore, Reformed...
T hanks to our friends at Reformation Heritage Books we have a two-book bundle of The Lord's Prayer for His People and Pentecostal Outpourings . USA mailing addresses only. One entry per household. Deadline to register is Friday, February 10 . Enter here .
D anny Hyde, was recently interviewed on "Common Places: A Podcast of Protestant Resourcement" about John Owen, his views of the Holy Spirit and prayer, and his lasting impact on Christian theology. Have a listen here .
D anny Hyde recently wrote an article on the relationship between John Owen's view of prayer and politics entitled, John Owen: Prayer as Politics By Other Means . It is now online by signing up for a free subscription to the Ad Fontes journal.
W e have two (2) copies of John Bunyan and the Grace of Fearing God by Joel Beeke and Paul Smalley. Thanks to our friends at Reformation Heritage Books ! Sign up today for our free giveaway. USA mailing addresses only. One entry per household. Deadline to register is Friday, January 27 . Enter here...
Happy New Year! Let's kick it off Puritan style with a free book giveaway. Our friends at Latimer Trust in the U.K. have given us two (2) 3-book bundles to give away: Chad B. Van Dixhoorn, A Puritan Theology of Preaching , Peter Adam, 'To Bring Men to Heaven by Preaching': John Donne's Evangelistic...
T his Christmas Eve will be my congregation's fifteenth annual Festival of Lessons...
Thanks to our friends at Focus Publishing, we have three (3) copies of A Gospel Primer for Christians by Milton Vincent. USA mailing addresses only. One entry per person. Deadline to register is Friday, December 16. Click here to enter.
W e at Meet the Puritans thank you for all your support in this, our first year, as an Alliance site! Since ACE is located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, e very year we can participate in the Lancaster Foundation's "Extraordinary Give." This year $300,000 will be given to hundreds of non-...
Enter to win another of Meet the Puritans' new "swag." Deadline is Friday, November 18, Enter here .
W hen one surveys the ever-growing secondary literature on John Owen (1616–1683) the conclusion that can be legitimately drawn is that worship or liturgical theology was just not a major concern for him. Our own Ryan McGraw did his PhD on Owen's view of worship as communion with the Triune God and...
Enter to win Meet the Puritans' first piece of "swag." Deadline is Friday, November 11. Enter here .