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A Treatise on Afflictions

ByThomas Case

In "A Treatise on Afflictions," Thomas Case (1598-1682) generously applies a soothing salve to the wounds of God's suffering saints. He begins by compassionately illustrating twenty lessons God teaches his children in affliction. He then proceeds to show the advantages wrought by affliction in the lives of languishing believers. He shows why deliverance from suffering should not necessarily be the believer's primary goal when dark days come, and explains why suffering may sometimes seem to last longer than it should. The author shows from Scripture how affliction and instruction go hand-in-hand in the life of the child of God. Originally titled "Correction, Instruction" or "The Rod and the Word," this classic treatise (written while the author was imprisoned in the Tower of London) has been carefully prepared for the benefit of a new generation of Christian readers. It includes a biographical preface by James Reid.

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Publication Date
Oct 28, 2011
Language
English
ISBN
9781105188336
Category
Religion & Spirituality
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Thomas Case

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EPUB

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