Bates' writings are among the most practical of the Puritan Divines. Volume One of this work has: Memoirs; The Existence of God; Immortality of the Soul; Divinity of the Christian Religion and the Harmony of the Divine Attributes. In Volume Two the contents are: The Forgiveness of Sin; The Sure Trial of Uprightness; The Duty of Regeneration; The Danger of Prosperity and Spiritual Perfection. Volume Three includes The Everlasting Rest of the Saints; Divine Meditation; The Fear of God and The Four Last Things. With the final volume containing Miscellaneous Sermons; Funeral Sermons; Scripture Index and General Index.