Published December 22, 2006
by Xulon Press .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||260|
Sibbes explains the main text under these three headings and then intersperses searching application throughout the book. In his book The Bruised Reed and Smoking Flax, the Puritan preacher Richard Sibbes provides a tenderhearted, Christ-exalting exposition and application of Isaiah /5(). 1. The Reed and the Bruising Christ's calling - How Christ pursues his calling –What it is to be bruised -The good effects of bruising. 2. Christ Will Not Break the Bruised Reed Christ's dealings with the bruised reed - For ourselves - Who are the bruised reeds? 3. The Smoking Flax Grace is little at first - Grace is mingled with corruption. 4. The Bruised Reed is a book by Richard Sibbes that comforts the despondent and fearful Christian using the words of Matthew (which quotes Isaiah), "A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out." Many Christians have found this book to be remedy to doubt and burden. Verse 3. - A bruised reed shall he not was compared to a "bruised reed" by Sennacherib (Isaiah ), as being untrustworthy and destitute of physical strength; but here the image represents the weak and depressed in spirit, the lowly and would deal tenderly with such, not violently. Smoking flax shall he not quench; rather, the wick which burns dimly (margin) he.
The Bruised Reed.. quietened, soothed, comforted, encouraged and healed me.’ — D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. Book Description. Richard Sibbes (), one of the most influential figures in the Puritan movement during the earlier years of the seventeenth century, was renowned for the rich quality of his ministry/5(3). Book Description. Richard Sibbes (), one of the most influential figures in the Puritan movement during the earlier years of the seventeenth century, was renowned for the rich quality of his ministry. The Bruised Reed shows why he was known among his /5(3). When people throw around phrases like “Jesus never broke a bruised reed,” they use it like a code. Almost an allegory. The “reed” is a person. The “bruise” is their suffering. To “break a bruised reed” would be a failure of tenderness or compassion that crushes the spirit or . The Bruised Reed is a feast for the soul. Richard Sibbes, The Bruised Reed and Smoking t; Banner of Truth, pages. $ In his book The Bruised Reed and Smoking Flax, the Puritan preacher Richard Sibbes provides a tenderhearted, Christ-exalting exposition and application of Isaiah Since its initial publication in , The Bruised Reed has been a source of.
The Bruised Reed quietened, soothed, comforted, encouraged, and healed me. So check it out. It is a brief book ( pages), part of Banner of Truth’s “Puritan Paperback” series, and you will surely profit from spending some time with it. Reviewed by: Ron Maness. For Bruised Reeds. Isaiah’s prophecy looks forward to one who will not break a bruised reed (Isaiah ). That is not because Jesus is a pushover. He is not soft. He knows how to apply strength to vulnerability. Think of all the things he could break and you begin to see the wonder of what he won’t break. Or think of the smoldering wick. Overview: In Matthew , Jesus is shown to be the fulfillment of the prophecy of the bruised reed found in Isaiah Christians face trials, sometimes due to sin, that God uses to bruise us. These bruises are not signs of the removal of God’s presence or . The Bruised Reed is the masterful exposition of Matthew by the famous theologian Richard Sibbes, known in his time, as "the Heavenly Doctor Sibbes" and of whom the renowned C. H. Spurgeon wrote "He scatters pearls and diamonds with both hands."/5(7).