The Crook in the Lot; or, The Sovereignty and Wisdom of God, in the Afflictions of Men, Displayed

Thomas Boston (1676 - 1732)

A meditation on Ecclesiastes 7:3, "Consider the work of God: for who can make that straight which he hath made crooked?," The Crook in the Lot considers the purposes of God for suffering and affliction in the life of the Christian. -Summary by Chris Bunn

Genre(s): Christianity - Commentary

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Preface Chris Bunn
Play 02 Proposition I: As to the Crook Itself Chris Bunn
Play 03 Proposition I: How and Why He Makes It Lucretia B.
Play 04 The Use of this Doctrine Ruth P.
Play 05 Proposition II: We Shall Not Be Able to Mend the Crook in Our Lot Elsie Selwyn
Play 06 Proposition III: Proper Means to Behave Rightly Under the Crook in Our Lot Devorah Allen
Play 07 Better to Be Brought Low than to Be Proud and Get Our Will Elsie Selwyn
Play 08 Humility the Great Means to Bring All to Their Respective Duties Kathleen Moore
Play 09 Directions for Reaching Humiliation Elsie Selwyn
Play 10 In Due Time Those That Humble Themselves Under the Mighty Hand of God Will Be Lifted Up Ruth P.
Play 11 What They Will Get By The Lifting Up Promised to the Humbled Ruth P.