Turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel? —Ezekiel 33:11
God’s call to the sinner to turn and live is serious and demands a response. In a clear, compelling, and passionate way, Nathaniel Vincent explains the foolishness of continuing in the pathway of evil, the stubborn disposition of natural man to continue in this way, the gracious and repeated call of God to turn, and the wonderful remedy found in Christ. In typical Puritan fashion, Vincent also draws out the several applications, or uses, of this doctrine.
Table of Contents:
1. God’s Call to Turn
2. The Way of Evil is the Way of Death
3. Death as a Result of One’s Choice
4. God’s Repeated Call to Turn from Death to Life
5. Concluding Applications
Interest in the Puritans continues to grow, but many people find reading these giants of the faith a bit unnerving. This series seeks to overcome that barrier by presenting Puritan books that are convenient in size and unintimidating in length. Each book is carefully edited with modern readers in mind, smoothing out difficult language of a bygone era while retaining the meaning of the original authors. Books for the series are thoughtfully selected to provide some of the best counsel on important subjects that people continue to wrestle with today.
Nathaniel Vincent (c. 1639–1697) was an English Puritan who suffered multiple imprisonments for nonconformity to the Church of England.
“This brief work could be retitled An Excellent Treatise on Repentance Rewritten for the Modern Reader. It abounds with Scripture, sound theological deductions, and insightful applications. It pierces the soul and demands reflection. It is worthy to be read and preached, again and again.” — Paul Washer, founder of and laborer with the HeartCry Missionary Society and author of the Recovering the Gospel series