Thomas Goodwin


Born
in Rollesby, Norfolk, The United Kingdom
October 05, 1600

Died
February 23, 1680


Thomas Goodwin known as 'the Elder', was an English Puritan theologian and preacher, and an important leader of religious Independents. He served as chaplain to Oliver Cromwell, and was imposed by Parliament as President of Magdalen College, Oxford in 1650. Christopher Hill places Goodwin in the ‘main stream of Puritan thought’.

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The Heart Of Christ

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The Heart of Christ

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Christ Set Forth And The He...

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Christ Set Forth

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Christ Set Forth: As the Ca...

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The Heart of Christ in Heav...

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What Happens When I Pray

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The Vanity of Thoughts

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Return of Prayers

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“Those blessings are sweetest that are won with prayer and worn with thanks.”
Thomas Goodwin

“The most thankful person is the most fully human.”
Thomas Goodwin, What Happens When I Pray

“Our prayers are granted as soon as we have prayed, even though the process of fulfilling our requests has not yet begun.”
Thomas Goodwin, What Happens When I Pray