Puritan Quotes on the Sincere Free Offer of the Gospel

This is only a scratching of the surface.  Multitudes more reformed and puritan theologians could be quoted and will be put up shortly.

** – indicates a Westminster divine

** – indicates a delegate to the Synod of Dort

 

 

Church of Scotland  1564-1643

Francis Junius  1545–1602

William Bucanus  †1603

John Diodati’s Annotations  1607  **

The Westminster Annotations, of which 6 of their 11 commentators were Westminster Assembly members  **, were heavily dependent on Diodati’s Annotations.

Amandus Polanus  1561-1610

Richard Webb  circa 1612

Robert Cleaver  1561-1614

The Canons of Dort  1619  **

Henry Ainsworth  1571-1622

Nicholas Byfield  1579-1622

The Leiden Synopsis (by Polyander, Rivet, Walaeus, Thysius)  1625   **

Johannes Wollebius  1589-1629

Ezekiel Culverwell  1554-1631

Robert Bolton  1572-1631

William Ames  1576-1633

Richard Sibbes  1577-1635

The Dutch Annotations  1637  **

These Annotations were recommended in 1646 by 35 members of the Westminster Assembly ** including: Twisse, Rutherford, Gillespie, Ballie, Henderson, Burgess, Goodwin, Byfield, Greenhill, etc.

Jeremiah Dyke  †1639

Samuel Ward  1577-1640

John Ball  1585-1640

Daniel Featly  1582-1645  **

The Marrow of Modern Divinity  1645

The Marrow had recommendations by Joseph Caryl, Jeremiah Burroughs and William Strong, who were all members of the Westminster Assembly  **

The Westminster Annotations  1645

The Annotations were not a production of the Westminster Assembly, but 6 of their 11 commentators were Westminster divines  **

The Westminster Standards and Divines  1645-6  **

Johannes Polyander  1568-1646  **

Jeremiah Burroughs  †1646  **

George Gillespie  1613-1648  **

The Sum of Saving Knowledge  1650

Edward Leigh’s Annotations  1650

Andreas Rivetus  1572-1651

Daniel Rogers  1573-1652

William Gouge  1575-1653  **

Thomas Adams  1583–1653

Hugh Binning  1627-1653

Thomas Gataker  1574-1654  **

Francis Taylor  1655  **

Joseph Hall  1574-1656

Francis Taylor  1589-1656  **

Andrew Gray  1633-1656

Robert Harris  1580-1658  **

Johannes Bergius  1587-1658

Obadiah Sedgwick  1600-1658  **

James Durham  1622-1658

John Arrowsmith  1602-1659  **

Samuel Rutherford  1600-1661  **

David Dickson  1583-1662

John Ley  1584-1662  **

John Mayer  1583-1664

Isaac Ambrose  1604-1664

Anthony Burgess  †1664  **

Samuel Smith  1583-1665

James Fergusson  1621-1667

Joseph Alleine  1634-1668

John Trapp  1601-1669

Johannes Cocceius  1603-1669

Matthew Newcomen  1610-1669  **

Anthony Tuckney  1599-1670  **

Vavasor Powell  1617–1670

William Greenhill  1591-1671  **

Joseph Truman  1631-1671

Edward Leigh  1602-1671

William Whitaker  1629-1672

Joseph Caryl  1602-1673  **

George Swinnock  1627-1673

Edward Pearse  1633(?) – 1674(?)

Francis Roberts  1609-1675

The Formula Consensus Helvetica  1675 

Gisbertus Voetius  1589-1676  **

Edward Reynolds  1599-1676  **

Thomas Manton  1620-1677  

Manton was not a member of the Westminster Assembly, but he wrote the dedicatory letter to the Westminster Confession ** shortly after it was published, which is printed in many of the editions of the Standards  

John Brown of Wamphray  1610-1679

Matthew Poole  †1679

Thomas Brooks  1608-1680

Stephen Charnock  1628-1680

Nathanael Ball  1623-1681

Richard Fairclough  1621-1682

Thomas Case  †1682  **  

John Owen  1616 – 1683

Francis Turretin  1623-1687

John Bunyan  1628-1688

Richard Baxter  1615-1691

John Collinges  1623-1691

John Flavel  1630-1691

Margaret Durham  1692

The wife of James Durham

Philip Henry  1631-1696

Thomas Cole  1627-1697

Johann Heidegger  1633-1698

Matthew Barker  †1698

James Fraser of Brea  1639-1699

Obadiah Hughes  †1704

John Howe  1630-1705

Peter van Mastricht  1630 – 1706

Thomas Doolittle  1630-1707

Herman Witsius  1636-1708

Edward Veale  †1708

Samuel Petto  1624-1711

Wilhelmus A’Brakel  1635-1711

Matthew Henry  1662-1714

Daniel Williams  1643-1716

James Webster  1659-1720

Jeremiah Smith  late 1600’s to early 1700’s

Zechariah Merrill  late 1600’s to early 1700’s

William Tong  1662-1727

 

 

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