Reviews - What do customers think about Day by Day with the English Puritans?
Deep and Profound Sep 11, 2008
Our modern day devotionals are usually inspirational (which is fine), but fluffy. Now if you want something "meaty" then you will not be disappointed with "Day By Day With The English Puritans." 1. It is collection of 74 English Puritans! Incredible assembly of English Puritans, some we know (i.e, John Owen, John Flavel), but some we have never heard of (i.e., Obadiah Sedgwick, Samuel Doolittle). So each day, you have a different Puritan speaking to you about God and us. 2. The contents are diverse. The book covers about faith, spiritual growth, temptation, holiness, God's character, prayer, joy and sorrows, etc.. But contents are deep and profound. It is filled with theological and Biblical thoughts. You need to plough through their writings. But it is worth it. 3. Each day is arranged with a verse and then a relevant words of a Puritan. Some are long (fills the whole page), and some are short (fills half of the page). 4. There is a brief introduction to English Puritans so that you will have some background knowledge. Also, at the end of the book, there are two helpful sections:  Sections of Readings. Each day is cataloged with where the writing came from, so you could look further, if you wish.  Brief biography of 74 English Puritans. This is very helpful. 5. The book is sturdy, and the pages are high quality and tightly glued to the spine (although I wish that it was Smyth-sewn, it is not).
Overall, I am certain that you will like the book, if you are looking for something meaty and historical. But if you are not into Puritans, then you might want to skip it.
music 9 Dec 19, 2007
I bought tis for my son who is a music major. He loved it
Great depth Mar 21, 2006
I was pleasantly surprised at this devotional. After getting day by day with Jonathan Edwards, which was very weak, I was not confident buying another devotional from Hendricks. This devotional has great depth to it. The editor took his time and got some very useful and indepth, thoughtful devotions.