Keeping the Heart has ratings and 46 reviews. John said: This book rocked my world. It showed me how distracted my heart is, and how prone I am to wa. Table of Contents. Chapter 1. Proverbs , The Text Explained. Chapter 2. Duties Included in Keeping the Heart. Chapter 3. Reasons Why this Should be the. Keeping the Heart. How to maintain your love for God. JOHN FLAVEL. Keeping the Heart- 3. 16/07/

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If the heart must be kept, because out of it are the issues of life, then as long as these issues of life do flow out of it, we are obliged to keep it. Reasons why this should be the great flagel of life. What health is to the heart—that holiness is to the soul.

If you are going to change someone’s words, are least be honest about it! While sometimes it seems that he goes in the same direction on some issues, when you look at the ghe outline you can see why this is a must read. It includes a constant and holy jealousy over our onto hearts. Flavel’s writings are known for their practical nature.

We can be very careless. The heart of man is his worst part before it is regenerated—and the best afterward. The Works of John Flavel ] Volume 5but wanted to review it separately.

Frequent observation of the frame of the heart. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Don’t have a Kindle? Amazon Giveaway flacel you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. You must call yourself frequently to an account; examine yourself as in the presence of the all seeing God; bring your conscience, as it were, to the bar of judgment. Walplate’s assistant by the classis at Salisbury. That the crux of all Christian living is keeping the heart. On 17 Octoberafter examination and the preaching of a ‘trial sermon,’ he was ordained Mr.


Tremendous wisdom from a time when people did not have the distractions of today and went much more deeply into the thought and reflection of truth. Keepihg is the hardest work. He lists various circumstances in which the condition of the heart is in danger and then does very well to provide biblical truths and practical adivice to apply to each of those circumstances.

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Not a review of the above-pictured edition. The Mortification of Sin Unabridged. Flavel, a puritan, is trying to get the christian to understand that of the many issues we face, keeping the heart protected, and directed toward God and his gospel message is most important. Possibly my lfavel Flavel work so far. May 23, Jeanie rated it it was amazing. When we meet with great trials 9. Did you but lie quietly under the hand of God, your condition would be much more easy than it is.

Here lies the very force and stress of religion; here is that which makes the way to life a narrow way, and the gate of heaven a strait gate. Flavel describes various conditions of life–from prosperity to persecution, from depression to seasons of blessing.

When this is done, you falvel say, “now, world, do thy worst! Feb 11, Mike E. We are commanded in Flacel 4: It is easy to correct external appearances.

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Flavel admonishes hypocrites those who do not keep the heart, but only tge outward appearancesand then lists various motives and means for those who would keep their hearts well. Keeping the heart in the time of outward wants. The heart contrives, and the members execute; “a good man out of the good treasure of his heart, bringeth forth that which jhn good; and an evil man, out of the evil treasure of his heart, bringeth forth that which is evil: I thought it was very insightful of Flavel Keeping the heart in the hour of temptation.

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SecondlyThe manner of performing it. This is a wonderful short book on one of the most important, if not the most important aspect of Christian living. May 06, Helen Griffin rated it it was amazing. This little Puritan classic is an antidote for hearts torn by the contest of values in the public square, and too much “getting and spending. Please try again later.

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The comfort of our our souls I love reading the insight of those long ago. I believe some of the other versions of this book are abridged, but this was quite lengthy. Mystery of Providence Puritan Paperbacks. This is no ‘hang in there’ kitty poster.

Until heart-work becomes the business of professors, I have no hope of seeing a time so blessed! There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

But here we are to take it more generally, for the whole soul, or inner man. Nonetheless, this is an excellent little book on the importance of a right heart. Indeed, if he had cut off his love, or discovenanted my soul, I had reason to be cast down; but this he hath not, he cannot do.

Those who do not have the distractions we have today. Keeping the Heart tells us how to be preserved in the cleft of God.