Samuel Willard sermon, Boston, 1701

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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."

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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

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