Forerunner of the Great Awakening: Sermons by Theodorus Jacobus Frelinghuysen (Beeke, ed.)

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Theodorus Jacobus Frelinghuysen (1691-1747) was one of the most important precursors of the Great Awakening. This book contains a biographical introduction by the editor and Cornelis Pronk, an updated translation of his sermons, and an annotated bibliography of English sources on Frelinghuysen. The sermons are organized into four collections, each of which contains a preface by Frelinghuysen. There are 22 sermons in all.

Table of Contents:

First Collection

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1. The Poor and Contrite God’s Temple (Isaiah 66:2)

2. The Acceptable Communicant (1 Corinthians 11:2): An Exposition of the 30th Lord’s Day of the Heidelberg Catechism

3. The Church’s Duty to Her Members (Matthew 16:19): An Exposition of the 31st Lord’s Day of the Heidelberg Catechism

4. The Righteous Scarcely Saved (1 Peter 4:18)

5. The Miserable End of the Ungodly (1 Peter 4:18)

Second Collection

6. The Sins of Youth Lamented (Psalm 25:7)

7. The Way of God with His People in the Sanctuary (Psalm 25:10)

8. God’s People: Signs and Wonders (Psalm 71:7)

9. The Man of Sorrow (Lamentations 3:1)

10. The Lord’s Controversy with His People (Hosea 4:1-3)

11. The Children of God Preserved from Self-exaltation by Trails (2 Corinthians 12:7)

12. The Believer’s Well-founded Expectation of Future Glory (2 Peter 3:13)

13. God’s Judgment Upon Corrupt Members of the Church (Revelation 8:13)

14. The Soul Seeking Jesus (John 20:11-18)

15. The Soul Covenanting With God (Joshua 24:22)

Third Collection

16. The Great Earthquake: Emblem of Judgment Upon Enemies of the Church (Revelation 16:18)

17. The Great Earthquake: A Declaration of God’s Power (Job 9:6)

Fourth Collection

18. The First Ebenezer, or Memorial of Divine Assistance (1 Samuel 7:12)

19. Duties of Watchmen on the Walls of Zion (Ezekiel 3:17-19)

20. Christ’s Bitter Lamentation Over the Inhabitants of Jerusalem (Matthew 23:#7)

21. The Christian’s Encouragement in Spiritual Conflict (Luke 22:31-32)

22. Appendix: A Mirror That Does Not Flatter 

 

Author 

Joel R. Beeke (PhD, Westminster Seminary) is president and professor of systematic theology and homiletics at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary; a pastor of the Heritage Reformed Congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan; editor of Banner of Sovereign Grace Truth; editorial director of Reformation Heritage Books; and a prolific author.