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Evening Meditation | 14 December 2014

“God hath made many fair flowers, but the fairest of them all is heaven, and the flower of all flowers is Christ.”

Samuel Rutherford


Evening Meditation

The Glory of Christ 4: Losing Sight of Christ

When I lose sight of Jesus, I lose sight of every thing else. Beauty becomes invisible. Hope evaporates. God is hidden. My thoughts become dischordant. Life becomes ugly. 134 more words

Depression & Christianity

In the Dark

Steve Hill / 27 NOV 2014 -

My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word. – Psalm 119:81

There have been times in my life when I felt as if the sky was falling in.

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Rutherford's Counsel to a Young Man (is timely for young adults today)

A person’s early years – and especially the years from puberty to early 20’s – have always been years wrought with spiritual danger. And in our day, where ancient paths have been abandoned, the family fragmented and moral/spiritual foundations destroyed, this is especially true.   523 more words

Samuel Rutherford

Book Review - Samuel Rutherford (Bitesize Biographies) (30/11)

I’ve heard about this person Samuel Rutherford for some time, even some of his works. But thus far, I do not really know him. So it was with joy that I was able to read this book by Richard Hannula. 173 more words

Book Reviews

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