Precious Remedies against Satan’s Devices
By Thomas Brooks (1608－1680) | Edited and Introduced by Christopher Ellis Osterbrock | Foreword by Joseph C. Harrod
- About the Author
Thomas Brooks (1608–1680), born of Congregationalist stock, served in ministry during the uproarious time of Puritan England. Following a stint in naval chaplaincy, Brooks shepherded his small, dignified congregation until the powers within the Church of England shifted, leaving him with a revoked ordination and, therefore, no pulpit. Even so, Brooks served his congregation through publishing classics like Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices. Observed in this, and numerous other treatises, is his knack for application and quotable sayings. Though his pulpit was reestablished before his death, his most prized credentials were never stripped away, he is remembered as a man who loved the gospel and preached it to his flock with unrelenting conviction.