Meet the Puritans (3) (23/6)

Vincent Alsop (1630 – 1703)

Vincent AlsopVincent Alsop was an ordinary minister, who ministered at Wilby, Northamptonshire. One noteworthy event of his life was how he continue preaching even when he was ejected in 1662, and was jailed for 6 months because he prayed with a sick person.



This is the book recommended by MtP (Meet the Puritans):

Practical Godliness: The Ornament of All Religion – Get it here and here (international shipping)

This was described as rare in MtP, now you can have it for free.

Modest Apparelpdf, mobi


Isaac Ambrose (1604-1664)

Isaac AmbroseIsaac Ambrose was a preacher who had his B. A. in 1624, and a M.A in 1632. He was appointed to be one of the four itinerant preachers for the king, and focus on areas that were steeped in Roman Catholicism. Shortly after serving there, he got married.

He was then selected to be a vicar of Preston in Amounderness by Lady Margaret Hoghton. Whilst he was previously loyal to the king, he became a Puritan and a Presbyterian in 1643. Because of his belief he was arrested twice by was quickly released during to his connection with the Hoghtons and reputation for godliness.

Interesting, Ambrose written a work on angels and in it, he writes about how angels defends and keep us safe and also as servants of God.

Here’s some works by him:

The Christian Warrior: Wrestling with Sin, Satan, the World, and the Flesh – Here and here (free international shipping),  pdf

Looking Unto Jesuspdf, mobi

Prima, Media, et Ultimapdf, mobi

The Well-Ordered Familypdf, mobi

The Works of Isaac Ambrosepdf, mobi