John Flavel (c. 1627-1691), an English Presbyterian clergyman, theologian, and author, was born at Bromsgrove in Worcestershire, England, the elder son of a minister. After receiving his early education partly at home and partly at the grammar schools of Bromsgrove and Haslar, he attended University College, Oxford. He served as a minister in various locales and also preached to followers privately in his home. He was a prolific writer, and his works are still being published today. His best-known works include Keeping the Heart, The Mystery of Providence, and The Fountain of Life.
This Puritan classic, first published in the late seventeenth century, sets forth the biblical teaching of God and his interaction in our lives.
No detail is too small or insignificant for God; he is there, working out “all things for good.” And in...[SEE MORE]