Joel Beeke offers nine reasons why we should read the Puritans:
1. Puritan writings help shape life by Scripture.
2. Puritan writings show how to integrate biblical doctrine into daily life.
3. Puritan writings show how to exalt Christ and see His beauty.
4. Puritan writings reveal the Trinitarian character of theology.
5. Puritan writings show you how to handle trials.
OK, that's only five but those are five of the best nine reasons I've come across to read the Puritans. Read the rest of the post here and start reading for crying out loud!