Sam Renihan at the Particular Voices blog hands his readers a heaping helping of Hercules this heptad.
In The Marrow of Gospel History, we’re treated to a lengthy section from Collins’ poem of the same name. The rhymes may be a stretch now and then, but the content is solid as a rock. Check out the picture in this post for a sample!
In Sermon Preparation and Productivity in the 17th Century, Herc offers some helpful tips on sermon prep, highlighting the extreme importance of laboring in the Word. I identified with this bit in particular:
It hath been known by Experience, that sometimes a whole day hath been spent in Study and little done; tho at other times (blessed be God) when we have been under the Gales of the Spirit we have done more in two hours.
via A Double Dose of Hercules Collins | The Confessing Baptist.
But was Hercules a hillbilly?
“So have a heapin’ helpin of this double-Hercules —
Baptist, that is; Calvinist!”
Thanks for this herculean effort, Pat!