Read the Puritans!

Oh boy, look what I found!?  This was a 2008 challenge but why not for 2009?  Don’t know when I would be able to do this but what an excellent idea! 

Puritan Reading Challenge

JanuaryThe Bruised Reed by Richard Sibbes (128 pp)
FebruaryThe Mystery of Providence by John Flavel (221 pp)
MarchThe Godly Man’s Picture by Thomas Watson (252 pp)
AprilPrecious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices by Thomas Brooks (253 pp)
MayCome and Welcome to Jesus Christ by John Bunyan (225 pp)
JuneThe Mortification of Sin by John Owen (130 pp)
JulyA Lifting Up for the Downcast by William Bridge (287 pp)
AugustThe Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment by Jeremiah Burroughs (228 pp)
SeptemberThe True Bounds of Christian Freedom by Samuel Bolton (224 pp)
OctoberThe Christian’s Great Interest by William Guthrie (207 pp)
NovemberThe Reformed Pastor by Richard Baxter (256 pp)
DecemberA Sure Guide to Heaven by Joseph Alleine (148 pp)


3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Estera
    Jan 06, 2009 @ 20:30:34

    this sounds so fun! i’ve been trying to read a lot since school let out for christmas…i just finished “let me be a woman” by elisabeth elliot now i’m reading “love has a price tag” by her as well. sigh…maybe when i graduate i’ll have more time to!


  2. julesnpebbles
    Jan 07, 2009 @ 00:55:02

    Elisabeth Elliot is such an amazing woman! Have you ever read a book by a Puritan author? It’s difficult but such a satisfying read. The theology is so rich and the love they have for their Lord is incredible. Must try one at least!


  3. sodbusters
    Jan 22, 2009 @ 12:05:04

    I’m looking into the books at the library. Thank you!


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