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Our Light Affliction

Our little time of suffering is not worthy of our first night’s welcome home to Heaven.

Samuel Rutherford (1600-1661)

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The LORD's Steadfast Love Despite the Changing faces of Providence

Edited and adapted from “Trial and Triumph of Faith.”
Written by Samuel Rutherford

All the paths of the LORD are steadfast love and faithfulness,
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I long to know how matters stand between Christ and your soul...

Written by, Samuel Rutherford, (1600-1661).
Taken from, “A Selection from his Letters.”
Written to, The Lady Gaitgirth.
Where and when, Aberdeen, 1637.
Edited for thought and sense.
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The Puritans on Law and Gospel

               Chapter 20 of Beeke and Jones’ Puritan Theology deals with the Puritan understanding of law and gospel. The majority Puritan position on this subject is best understood with a prior understanding of the Lutheran and antinomian law-gospel distinction. 572 more words

On living and dying well

In the early 1990s, one of London’s principal museums had an exhibition on death as represented in art of the 16th and 17th centuries.

I spent an afternoon looking at all the paintings and reading the explanations underneath. 279 more words