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Samuel Rutherford - Faith

“THE faith that God requireth of sinners is that they rely upon Christ, as despairing of their own righteousness, leaning wholly and withal humbly, as weary and laden, upon Christ as on the resting stone laid in Zion. 75 more words

Christianity

The Westminster Assembly of Divines

By William Symington – Posted at Westminster Presbyterian:

Excerpts from William Symington, “Historical Sketch of the Westminster Assembly of Divines,” in Commemoration of the Bicentenary of the Westminster Assembly of Divines, by the Synod of the Reformed Presbyterian Church in Scotland… 674 more words

Samuel Rutherford

Laundry List #2: Tests

I am strong, because I’ve known weakness

I am compassionate, because I’ve experienced suffering

I am alive, because I am a fighter

I am wise, because I’ve been foolish… 791 more words

Mystery Diagnosis

Samuel Rutherford: 'A Comforter of Suffering Saints'

Posted at This Day in Presbyterian History:

The young lad of five years old had been playing with some friends around a well when he tragically fell into it. 262 more words

Covenanters

Thoughts on Grace, Covenant Relationship, and the Nature of Sin, Including the Unpardonable Sin

 Written by Samuel Rutherford.
Edited for thought and sense by Michael Pursley.

“But he answered, and said, It is not meet to take the children’s bread, and to cast it to the dogs. 2,921 more words

Written by Samuel Rutherford.
Edited for thought and sense by Michael Pursley.

And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, 
and cried to him, saying, Have mercy on me,  2,437 more words

On the Nature of Sheep, and Thoughts regarding the Sheep of His Pasture

Written by Samuel Rutherford.
Edited for thought and sense by Michael Pursley.

The sheep are passive creatures, and can do little for themselves; so can believers in the work of their salvation: as, 1,800 more words