To obtain a full set of the complete works of a Puritan is to truly add a treasure chest to your own library. These works by men of the caliber of John Bunyan, Jonathan Edwards, Stephen Charnock and others like them will enrich your understanding of the Bible immeasurably. But they must be read slowly and digested with care, to not miss any of the feast. These ministers put their utmost into their writings, and were not putting their words on paper merely to get into print or hit the “top seller” list. Rather, it was their explicit aim to teach the saints what the Apostle Paul called the whole counsel of God, and to do it in a way that would nourish the souls of their readers, in fact, even doctor the soul – for they were skilled spiritual physicians.