- Series: Puritan Writings
- Hardcover: 195 pages
- Publisher: Soli Deo Gloria Pubns (November 1, 2001)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1573581372
- ISBN-13: 978-1573581370
- Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.1 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 10 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,029,092 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Crook in the Lot: Or the Sovereignty and Wisdom of God Displayed in the Afflictions of Men (Puritan Writings) Hardcover – November 1, 2001
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From the Publisher
In this book, Thomas Boston explains how the sovereignty and wisdom of God is displayed in the afflictions of men. In his approach to this difficult subject, he is both theologically precise and pastorally tender. Boston does not commit the error of needlessly trying to protect Gods reputation, nor does he go to the opposite extreme of making God a compassionate but helpless bystander. Rather, Boston brings God right into the mix of even the most disastrous events, and shows how He is actively involved in both the events and their resolution. Let the wisdom of the ages be a salve during this time of crisis and bewilderment. May the God of all comfort be your comfort in troubled times.
About the Author
Thomas Boston (1676-1732) was a Scottish Presbyterian minister. He studied at the University of Edinburgh and was a recognized Hebrew scholar. His main pastorate was at Ettrick, Selkirkshire, where he was installed in 1707. His most noted works are The Crook in the Lot and Human Nature in its Fourfold State.