In an age of cheap faith and easy believism, this exposition offers us a way to put our faith to the test, to try it against the faith of the 'great cloud of witnesses,' and, in the end, to put it into practice, assured that God's mercy will uphold us for life.
The Works of William Perkins fills a major gap in Reformed and Puritan theology. Though Perkins is best known today for his writings on predestination, he also wrote prolifically on many subjects. His works filled over two thousand large pages of small print in three folio volumes and were reprinted several times in the decades after his death. However, his complete works have not been in print since the mid-seventeenth century. This modern typeset edition of the Works includes four volumes of Perkins's expositions of Scripture, three volumes of his doctrinal and polemical treatises, and three volumes of his practical writings.