Thomas Boston explains the first commandment as consisting of three parts: Knowing. Acknowledging. Worshipping and glorifying. He shows that every command has an affirmative part and a negative. The negative is included in the affirmative, and the affirmative in the negative.
In this short sermon, Thomas Boston set out the qualities of the God’s wrath. He claims that although eternal and dreadful, it contains no injustice. He argues that the Judge of all the earth can do no wrong.
The Crook in the Lot (1737) is a book about adversity. The three sections are based on Ecclesiastes 7:13, Proverbs 16:19, and 1 Peter 5:6. It is a helpful guide for dealing with the ups and downs of life.
Originally published in 1737, The Crook in the Lot continues to bring comfort and inspire countless souls, and it remains one of the most beloved of all Puritan classics. Its depth of explanation regarding God's role in our afflictions and sufferings is without equal. Thomas Boston - a well-known, influential, and beloved Puritan - was famous for his ability to communicate sound biblical truths in a way that conveyed clarity and insight.
Thomas Boston's Human Nature in Its Fourfold State is often regarded as one of Christian literature's best discourses on human nature, tracing it from its perfect beginnings in Eden, through the fall of man, and on to its final state in eternity. According to Boston, the four states of man are the state of innocence, in which God made him; the state of nature, as he has unmade himself; the state of grace, as created in Jesus Christ; and the eternal state, as made by the Judge of All Things.