Life of God in the Soul of Man [Henry Scougal] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic. Henry Scougal ( – ) was a godly young Scotch Puritan who produced a number of works in his brief life while a pastor and professor of divinity at King’s. From an early age, Henry Scougal displayed considerable intellectual gifts – a prodigious memory, and aptness for languages and a taste for books, the content .

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This work was almost universally heny by the leaders of the Great Awakeningincluding George Whitefieldwho said he never really understood what true religion was until he had digested Scougal’s treatise.

Scougal produced a number of works while a pastor and professor of divinity at King’s.

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Available for immediate download. In addition sscougal his literary productions, Henry Scougal was also noted for his piety and his clear grasp of scripture, aided in turn by his proficiency in Latin, Hebrew, Greek, and some of the cognate oriental languages.

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And then consider how the blessed Son of God came down to this lower world to live among us, and die for us, that he might bring us to sscougal portion of the same felicity; and think sckugal he hath overcome the sharpness of death, and opened the kingdom of heaven to all believers, and is now set down on the right hand of the Majesty on high, and yet is not the less mindful of us, but receiveth our prayers, and presenteth them unto his Father, and is daily visiting his church with the influences of his Spirit, as the sun reacheth us with his beams.

Show all 1 works. Of the Importance and Difficulty of the Ministerial Function. The Duty and Pleasure of Praise and Thanksgiving. He thus encourages the dependence upon divine assistance, and the contemplation of scripture in developing a Godly life. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Henry Scougal (1650-1678)

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He who loveth mean and sordid things doth thereby become base and vile, but a noble and well-placed affection doth advance and improve the spirit into a conformity with the perfections which it loves. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This article about a Christian theologian is a stub. Although the writing is somewhat dated, Life of God in the Soul of Man is a tour de force of spiritual wisdom, which has served countless spiritual wayfarers. Ordained inScougal was appointed minister of the parish of Auchterless, Aberdeenshire, and as such held the position of precentor in the cathedral of Aberdeen.


He especially enjoyed studying the historical passages of the Old Testament.

Containing the Life of God in the Soul of Man. He focuses on the “excellence of divine love.

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Views Read Edit View history. Life of God in the Soul of Man. This biography of a British theologian is a stub. The Works of Henry Scougal available in old English: As a student he proved to have qualities of leadership as well as academic ability, serving as president of the student society, and he gained a reputation for deep spiritual seriousness combined with a keen sense of humor.

Consequently, Life of God in the Soul of Man is supportive, and its tone is one of friendship and love, betraying a true passion in Scougal’s work. Although Scougal himself died eighteen months after its publication, his book went through nine major editions between and There is no new theology. The Works of Henry Scougal.

From his youth, Scougal spent his free hours in reading, meditation and prayer. Works Jun 22, Henry Scougal A young puritan preacher and theologian, with some of the best writings on the Christian Life.

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