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The works of John Flavel

The repeated editions of Flavel's Works bear their own witness to his popularity. He was a favourite with Jonathan Edwards and George Whitefield (who ranked him with John Bunyan and Matthew Henry), and, a century later, with such Scottish evangelical leaders as R. M. M'Cheyne and Andrew Bonar. His six volumes are in themselves a library of the best Puritan divinity and a set will be a life-long treasure to those who possess it. He is one of that small number of evangelical writers who can by their lucidity and simplicity help those at the beginning of the Christian life and at the same time be a strong companion to those who near its end
Print Book, English, 1982
Banner of Truth Trust, Edinburgh, 1982
Early works
6 volumes ; 23 cm
9780851510606, 0851510604
V. 1. The life of John Flavel
The fountain of life: a display of Christ in His essential and mediatorial glory
V. 2. The method of grace in the gospel redemption
Pneumatologia: a treatise of the soul of man
V. 3. Pneumatologia: a treatise of the soul of man (continued)
A practical treatise on fear: its varieties, uses, causes, effects and remedies
The righteous man's refuge
The occasions, causes, nature, rise, growth, and remedies of mental errors
Gospel unity recommended to the churches of Christ
V. 4. England's duty under the present gospel liberty (1689)
An appendix to the foregoing treatise
Mount Pisgah: a sermon preached at the public thanksgiving, Febreuary 14, 1688-9, for England's deliverance from popery, etc, (including an epistle dedicatory)
Divine conduct or the mystery of providence: a treatise upon Psalm 57:2
A narrative of some late and wonderful sea deliverances. Antipharmacum saluberrimum: a serious and seasonable caveat to all the saints in this hour of temptation
Tidings from Rome or England's alarm
V. 5. Husbandry spiritualized: the heavenly use of earthly things
Navigation spiritualized: a new compass for seamen
A caution to seamen: a dissuasive against several horrid and detestabel sins
The seamen's companion: six sermons on the mysteries of providence as relating to seamen; and the sins, dangers, duties and troubles of seamen
A saint indeed, or the great work of a Christian explained and applied
The touchstone of sincerity, or the signs of grace and ths symptoms of hypocrisy
A token for mourners
V. 6. Preparation for suffering, or the best work in the worst times
The balm of the covenant applied to the bleeding wounds of afflicted saints: II Samuel 23:5
A sermon preached at the funeral of John Upton, of Lupton (Devon): II Chronicles 35:24-5
An exposition of the (Westminster) Assembly's shorter catechism. Vindiciae legis et foederis, or a reply to Mr. Philip Cary's solemn call in which he contends against the right of believers' infants to baptism
Twelve sacramental meditations
A familiar conference between a minister and a doubting Christian concerning the sacrament of the Lord's Supper
A hymn upon Romans 5:6-11
The reasonableness of personal reformation and the necessity of conversion
A coronation sermon
The character of an evangelical pastor drawn by Christ
A two-column table of the sins and duties attiching to church membership
Reprint. originally published by W. Baynes and son, 1820. Reprinted by The Banner of Truth Trust 1968. Second reprint 1982