William Gouge – How Shall We Escape if We Neglect So Great a Salvation?

From Gouge’s massive commentary on Hebrews. It is my hope to narrate all of the warning passages in the coming year as I did Owen’s commentary on Hebrews in the previous years. Gouge’s commentary was published by his son in 1655.

How Shall We Escape if We Neglect So Great a Salvation


Samuel Davies – Saints Saved with Difficulty; and the Certain Perdition of the Wicked 1756

If the children are so severely chastised in this world, what shall become of rebels in the world to come, the proper state of retribution?

How much more tremendous must be their fate! In the text he carries on the same reflection. ”

If it is hard for the righteous to be saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?”

The Righteous Scarcely Saved 1756

Samuel Pike – Christian Fears His Faith is False – 1755

From Cases of Conscience, Case 23  “How may a professor, who fears lest his experiences are counterfeit and not genuine graces, come to such a satisfaction concerning his state, as shall encourage his continued reception of the Lord’s Supper?”

Christian Fears His Conversion is False