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The Day of Doom by Michael Wigglesworth
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The Day of Doom was penned by Michael Wigglesworth, a New England Puritan, who lived from 1631-1705. He was a Harvard graduate who later laboured in the church of Malden, MA. The Day of Doom was... More > first published in 1662 and went through many editions. The poem concerns the Last Judgment and God’s vengeance upon sinners. It is said that as late the early 19th century there were folks who could still recite many of the 224 stanzas found within its pages.< Less
The Digital Puritan - Vol.III, No.2
A quarterly digest of select Puritan works. The text has been sparingly modernized to improve each work's clarity, while retaining its original character. This edition contains the following... More > articles:
1. A Faithful Man Described and Rewarded - Increase Mather. From Rev. 2:10 ("Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life").
2. Spiritual Contentment - Andrew Gray. True satisfaction can only come from intimate communion with God. Phil. 4:11 ("I have learned in whatsoever state I am therewith to be content").
3. Christ, the Fountain Opened for Penitent Sinners - Ralph Robinson. Explores the rich metaphor of Christ as a fountain (Zech. 13:1).
4. How to Die Well - William Perkins. An excerpt from "A Salve for a Sick Man" which teaches the Christian how to prepare himself for death.
5. The Pleasantness of a Religious Life - Matthew Henry. The first chapter of the larger work of the same name.
6. The Puritans in Verse: A Short Discourse on Eternity (Wigglesworth).< Less