PART 1: Joyless and severe. That’s the Puritan’s reputation today. But when you actually read the writings of these devoted Christians, you’ll be surprised to discover the joy they had in Jesus Christ.
PART 2: John Owen was a chaplain in the British Army, close friend to Prime Minister Oliver Cromwell, and author of a groundbreaking book known as “The Death of Death in the Death of Christ.” Get to know this influential Puritan when you listen to today’s program.
PART 3: Would it surprise you to hear that the man who founded Puritanism was a party boy in college? From public intoxication to preaching Christ crucified, William Perkins is a fascinating Puritan you should know.
PART 4: John Bunyan may be the most well-known Puritan, but he’s probably also the least educated. Learn about the man who wrote Pilgrim’s Progress, the bestselling book of all time aside from the Bible.
PART 5: Puritans had a keen awareness of sin’s consequences, but even they weren’t immune to its lure. The good news is, the grace of Christ is stronger still. This is especially apparent in the stories of Richard Sibbes and Thomas Cranmer.
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