Glorious Freedom: The Excellency of the Gospel Above the

Glorious Freedom: The Excellency of the Gospel Above the Law A renowned Puritan shows the transforming liberty which comes from seeing Christ in the gospel An exposition ofCorinthians

About the Author: Richard Sibbes

Richard Sibbes was born at Tostock, Suffolk, in 1577 and went to school in Bury St Edmunds His father, a good sound hearted Christian , at first intended that Richard should follow his own trade as a wheelwright, but the boy s strong inclination to his books, and well profiting therein led to his going up to St John s College, Cambridge in 1595 He was converted around 1602 3 through the powerful ministry of Paul Bayne, the successor of William Perkins in the pulpit of Great St Andrew s Church.After earning his B.D in 1610, Sibbes was appointed a lecturer at Holy Trinity Church, Cambridge Later, through the influence of friends, he was chosen to be the preacher at Gray s Inn, London, and he remained there until 1626 In that year he returned to Cambridge as Master of St Catherine s Hall, and later returned to Holy Trinity, this time as its vicar He was granted a Doctorate in Divinity in 1627, and was thereafter frequently referred to as the heavenly Doctor Sibbes He continued to exercise his ministry at Gray s Inn, London, and Holy Trinity, Cambridge, until his death on 6 July 1635 at the age of 58.

10 thoughts on “Glorious Freedom: The Excellency of the Gospel Above the Law

  1. Tori Samar Tori Samar says:

    This This is why I love the Puritans A beautifully written, insightful book that is as relevant to 21st century Christians as it was to Sibbes s 17th century Christian readers Do you want to know what the gospel, God s grace, and the Holy Spirit mean for your Christian life right now Then please read this book Its title says it all we have a glorious freedom in the gospel, a freedom n

  2. Brandon Wilkins Brandon Wilkins says:

    Sibbes is awesome A favorite Puritan author of mine.This book is a study of 2 Corinthians 3 17 18.Chapter 1 Discusses the nature and ministry of the SpiritChapter 2 Discusses the liberty the Spirit gives especially in callingChapter 3 Discusses the glory of Christ in justificationChapter 4 Discusses the glory of Christ in sanctificationChapter 5 Reviews the Spirit s ministry

  3. Justin Andrusk Justin Andrusk says:

    Great book and I thought it was very encouraging Author causes the Christian to focus on the benefits and advantages they have in Christ.

  4. Josh Josh says:

    Good book, with some excellent thoughts and writing At times Sibbes progress is a bit circular and repetitive, but he makes up for it with his insights.

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