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National sins

The following passage comes from Rutherford’s Trial and Triumph of Faith (1645), treating the story of Christ and the Syro-Phoenician woman.  In it, he deals with a dimension of sin and repentance that often gets very short shrift in our individualistic age, and sadly even in the Church.  430 more words

Two Kingdoms Theology

“His cross is the sweetest burden that ever I bare: it is such a burden as wings are to a bird, or sails to a ship, to carry me forward to my harbor.”

Samuel Rutherford

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QOTD

Jenny Geddes War: Our Favorite Heroes, with New Adventures! Under Darkening Clouds. Pt. 3

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It would appear that after so many signal victories…

…and after so many times that the hand of Providence had been so prominently displayed on behalf of the Protestant Covenanters, 95 more words

Covenanters

“If Christ Jesus be the period, the end and lodging-home, at the end of your journey, there is no fear, ye go to a friend .

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Evening Meditation

“I see Christ’s love is so kingly, that it will not abide a marrow: it must have a throne all alone in the soul.”

Samuel Rutherford

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QOTD

“No pen, no words, no image can express to you the loveliness of my only, only, Lord Jesus.”

Samuel Rutherford

QOTD

"By halves and pieces"

“It is our fault, that we look upon God’s ways and works by halves and pieces; and so, we see often nothing but the black side, and the dark part of the moon. 169 more words

Experimental Religion & The Cure Of Souls