Puritan Paperbacks

The Puritan Paperbacks Series includes some of the most classic Puritan works published by the Banner of Truth. These books are selections of larger works from the Puritans, published in small paperbacks to make them more accessible and affordable. These books highlight some of the finest works of the Puritans who were well known for their robust theology, pastoral warmth, and love for God’s Word. Notable titles include The Bruised Reed by Richard Sibbes, The Mortification of Sin by John Owen, and The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment by Jeremiah Burroughs. Other notable Puritan writers in this series include Thomas Goodwin, Thomas Watson, John Flavel, Richard Baxter, and John Bunyan, et al.

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Josiah’s Reformation

Cultivating and Maintaining a Tender Heart

by Richard Sibbes


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In these four studies from the life of King Josiah (2 Chron. 34:26–28), the ‘heavenly doctor’ Sibbes shows that true reformation must begin in the heart, with love for Christ. 192pp.

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Smooth Stones taken from Ancient Brooks

Selections from the writings of Thomas Brooks by C.H. Spurgeon

by Thomas Brooks


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A collection of sentences, illustrations, and quaint sayings gathered by C. H. Spurgeon from Brooks’ Works. 216pp.

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A crystal-clear explanation of what sin is, why it is so serious, amd what we need to do about it. 284pp.

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Based on Psalm 57:2, shows how providence works for us in every stage and experience of our lives. 224pp.

The Jerusalem Sinner Saved
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The fruit of Bunyan’s thinking on the grace of forgiveness—‘Good News for the Vilest of Men’. 144pp.

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Based on Romans 7:21, shows that sin is a powerful inward principle at enmity with God, but that the grace of Christ is all-sufficient. 176pp.

the holy spirit, by John owen
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A modernized abridgement of Owen’s Discourse dealing with the name, nature, personality and operations of the Holy Spirit. 216p.

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Shows from Scripture that, in all his heavenly majesty, Christ is not now aloof from believers and unconcerned, but has the strongest affections for them. 176pp.

Facing Grief by John Flavel

Facing Grief

Counsel For Mourners

by John Flavel


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A meditation on Luke 7:13, based upon advice Flavel gave to a woman who had lost her only son. Full of Scripture, counsel, warning and wisdom gained from personal experience of affliction. 136pp.

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In a thorough exposition of John 6:37, Bunyan expresses his delight and joy in the free and gracious welcome given to sinners by Christ. 240pp.

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Christ Set Forth

As the Cause of Justification and as the Object of Justifying Faith

by Thomas Goodwin


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Endorsements ‘Turning to nearly any page in this volume, readers will be rewarded with a remarkably pastoral theology of justification by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone.’ — MICHAEL HORTON Book Description First published in 1642, Christ Set Forth — one of Thomas Goodwin’s most beloved and enduring works — is a book […]

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An Ark For All God’s Noahs

In a Gloomy Stormy Day

by Thomas Brooks


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Book Description We live in difficult days and in trying times. This book, with its quaint yet vivid title, points us to the One in whom Christian men and women have always found the strength to persevere come what may. Taking Lamentations 3:24 as his starting-point – ‘The Lord is my portion, saith my soul; […]

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Book Description The apostle Paul often taught young converts to the Christian faith that ‘we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God’ (Acts 14:22). For first-century Christians suffering for Christ was an inevitable accompaniment to a life of serious discipleship. In many parts of the world little has changed since those early […]

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Book Description More than anything else, Richard Sibbes (1577–1635) was a great preacher. He never lost sight of the fact that the best Christian counselling is done by the Holy Spirit through the patient and lively exposition of God’s word. Sibbes excelled as a comforter of the troubled and doubting. But he also possessed a […]

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Book Description Robert Traill (1642–1716) lived to span the ripest period of the Puritan age. Distinguished in the classes of Edinburgh University, Traill early felt the inner constraint to preach Christ. Although he was endowed with a first-class mind and had enjoyed a very complete theological education, Traill was above all a preacher and a […]

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In this famous exposition of Isaiah 42:3, Sibbes unfolds the tender ministry of Christ. 138pp.

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Temptation

Resisted and Repulsed, Abridged and made easy to read by Richard Rushing

by John Owen


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Owen’s penetrating teaching opens up areas of need in our hearts, but also brings profound assurances of grace in Jesus Christ. 128pp.

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Owen calls the church back to divine certainty and divine resources, showing that it is the Holy Spirit who convinces, assures, teaches, comforts and equips the church and its members for their work. 208pp.

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The Godly Man’s Picture

Drawn with a Scripture Pencil, or, Some Characteristic Marks of a Man Who is Going to Heaven

by Thomas Watson


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Some Characteristic Marks of a Man who is Going to Heaven’. 256pp.

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A collection of meditations on Romans 8:6. 264pp.

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In The Shorter Catechism Explained from Scripture, Vincent uses a question and answer format to achieve his aim. The 40 signatories to the Preface, including John Owen, declared their belief that it would ‘be greatly useful to all Christians in general’. 280pp.

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The great classic on the work of the Christian ministry. 256pp.

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Treats the seductive influence and terrible power of Satan in a way ‘greatly more full and suggestive than in the literature of the present day’ (Smeaton). 256pp.

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Watson’s fine exposition shows the rich provision made in the Supper for all believers, and lays bare the emptiness of mere sacramentalism. 96pp.

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A choice book giving rich encouragement for the depressed. 288pp.

dying thoughts by richard baxter
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In this exposition of Philippians 1:23, Baxter provides much needed counsel, strength and comfort. 144pp.

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The Art of Prophesying

And the Calling of the Ministry

by William Perkins


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Basic guidance to help all Christians read and use the Bible intelligently, with a powerful message to those who lead and preach. 208pp.

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Apostasy from the Gospel

The Nature and Causes

by John Owen


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An abridgement of Owen’s powerful teaching on the possibility that not all ‘professing’ Christians may prove to be true Christians. 184pp.

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Watson explains, from Romans 8:28, how the best and worst experiences work for the good of God’s people. 128pp.

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Book Description George Swinnock is one of the easiest Puritan authors to read. He is theological yet his doctrine is expressed in vivid fashion and, while he is practical, his counsel is marked by a keen sensitivity to the doctrines taught in Scripture. Thomas Manton commended his work as coming ‘from one both of a […]

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Endorsements ‘How many people have said to you this year that these are difficult times? COVID 19 alone has produced widespread anxiety which has been coupled with widespread unrest in society, and deep-seated divisions in our political world. What are we to do? Who can draw on deep personal experience of such days to give […]

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Book Description Published the year after his Pilgrim’s Progress, in 1679, Bunyan’s Treatise on the Fear of God takes a widely misunderstood and neglected theme, wipes off the grime of confusion, and lets it sparkle. And sparkle really is the word: where most assume that the fear of God must be the gloomy theological equivalent […]

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