Keeping the Heart has ratings and 46 reviews. John said: This book rocked my world. It showed me how distracted my heart is, and how prone I am to wa. Table of Contents. Chapter 1. Proverbs , The Text Explained. Chapter 2. Duties Included in Keeping the Heart. Chapter 3. Reasons Why this Should be the. Keeping the Heart. How to maintain your love for God. JOHN FLAVEL. Keeping the Heart- 3. 16/07/

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There is a lot of repetition, as many of the encouragements are the same across these varied situations, but the substance is incredibly meaty. By understanding the diligent and constant use of all holy means to falvel the soul from sin East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

This is a readable, deep, and compelling explanation of what it means to guard the heart and why it is so essential. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. When sufferings for religion are laid upon us To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Feb 11, Mike E. The time of danger and public distraction 5. However, while they are communicated in a way which is easy to understand, that does not mean it is easy work. Though the world be in your hands, let it not banish Thr out of your hearts.


It is the seat of principles, and the fountain of actions. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. When not keeping the heart all keepinb of hypocrisy is produced.

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Flavel shows how at the center of everything we do, is our heart. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Thank you for your comments. His advice is timeless, sensitive and profound. He was a vigorous and voluminous writer, and not without a play of fine fancy. Happy is the man that thus feareth always. This little Puritan classic is an antidote for hearts torn by the contest of values in the public square, and too much “getting and spending.

While the whole work is excellent, Flavel’s discussion of the twelve seasons was particularly convicting and encouraging.

The Bruised Reed Puritan Paperbacks. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Flavel describes various conditions of life–from prosperity to persecution, from depression to seasons of blessing. Jan 01, Tim rated it it was amazing.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Definitely read this flavek book, but prepare for the knife. The state of the whole body depends upon the soundness and vigour of the heart; and the everlasting state of the whole man upon the good or ill condition of the soul.


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Lists with This Book. Third felt out of place. No wonder our hearts can be far from God.

Keeping the Heart by John Flavel

Keeping the heart in the time of prosperity. We may as well be our own saviours, as our own keepers; and yet Solomon speaks properly enough, when he says, Keep thy heart; because the duty is ours, though the power be Jonh.

What the heart is to the body, that the soul is to the man; and what health is to the heart, that holiness is to the soul.