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John Owen and English Spirituality (Gribben)

by Crawford Gribben. Crawford Gribben suggests, perhaps ironically, that John Owen’s life is shaped around a series of “defeats.” The major moments and triumphs of Owen’s life appear to have been frustrated: the godly republic, the vision of a godly … Continue reading

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John Owen Communion With God (Works 2)

My copy of Owen was from his Works, volume 2.  Nonetheless, this review will also serve for the shorter Puritan Paperbacks edition.  following the review is an outline on the book. Owen gives us a dense, thorough, yet manageable snapshot, … Continue reading

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Outline Owen Mortification of Sin

https://faculty.gordon.edu/hu/bi/ted_hildebrandt/SpiritualFormation/Texts/Owen_MortificationOfSin.pdf Foundation of the Discourse The relationship between justification and mortification is cause and effect (Owen 6). Our duty: The choicest believers, who are assuredly freed from the condemning power of sin, ought yet to make it their business all … Continue reading

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John Owen on the latter-day glory

Taken from Iain Murray’s The Puritan Hope, p. 38. that God in his appointed time will bring forth the kingdom of the Lord Christ unto more glory and power than in former days, I presume you are persuaded. Whatever will be … Continue reading

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