Contributed by Maine Historical Society
The title page of "The Christians exercise by Satans temptations: or, An essay to discover the methods which this adversary useth to tempt the children of God and to direct them how to escape the mischief therof" by Samuel Willard (1640-1707), a minister in Boston.
The book contains sermons Willard delivered in Boston in 1701.
He had been a minister at Groton from 116-1676, but was driven out by Indians. He was opposed to the witchcraft trials.
The title page also includes a quotation from James 4:7, "Resist the Devil, and he shall flee from you."
About This Item
- Title: Samuel Willard sermon, Boston, 1701
- Creator: B. Green, J. Allen at Benjamin Elliot print shop
- Creation Date: 1701
- Subject Date: 1701
- Town: Boston
- County: Suffolk
- State: MA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 14.4 cm x 9.5 cm
- Local Code: S.C. 84
- Object Type: Text
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Trials (Witchcraft)--Massachusetts
- Willard, Samuel, 1640-1707--Sermons
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