Description: Life through Death Christ – John Owen (Khmer):

John Owens Death of Death in the Death of Christ (translated in Khmer) is a polemical work, designed to show, among other things, that the doctrine of universal redemption is unscriptural and destructive of the gospel. Those who see no need for doctrinal exactness and have no time for theological debates which show up divisions between Evangelicals may well regret its reappearance. Some may find the very sound of John Owen’s thesis in his Death of Death in the Death of Christ so shocking that they will refuse to read his book at all. But there are signs today of a new upsurge of interest in the theology of the Bible: a new readiness to test tradition, to search the Scriptures and to think through the faith. It is to those who share this readiness that John Owen’s treatise (translated in Khmer) is offered, in the belief that it will help us in one of the most urgent tasks facing Evangelical Christendom today: the recovery of the gospel. The Death of Death in the Death of Christ of John Owen in translated in Khmer language.

Source: Church of Mercy 


Author: John Owen

John Owen was by common consent the weightiest Puritan theologian, and many would bracket him with Jonathan Edwards as one of the greatest Reformed theologians of all time. Born in 1616, he entered Queen’s College, Oxford, at the age of twelve and secured his M.A. in 1635, when he was nineteen.

In his early twenties, conviction of sin threw him into such turmoil that for three months he could scarcely utter a coherent word on anything; but slowly he learned to trust Christ, and so found peace. In 1637 he became a pastor; in the 1640s he was chaplain to Oliver Cromwell, and in 1651 he was made Dean of Christ Church, Oxford’s largest college. In 1652 he was given the additional post of Vice-Chancellor of the University, which he then reorganized with conspicuous success. After 1660 he led the Independents through the bitter years of persecution till his death in 1683.
– J. I. Packer, source: https://johnowen.org

Other puritans, see: John Flavel’s Gods Willing

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