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Samuel Rutherford on childloss

I recently read this letter written in 1628 by Samuel Rutherford, a Scottish Presbyterian Pastor. It is addressed to a woman who had recently lost her daughter and who it sounds from the letter had also lost other children. 1,293 more words


Growing By Grace Where We Are

“The Great Master Gardener, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, in a wonderful providence with his own hand, planted me here, where by his grace, in this part of his vineyard, I grow; and here I will abide till the great master of the vineyard think fit to transplant me.” 27 more words

Christian Growth

“Sinners can do nothing but make wounds, that Christ may heal them; and makes debts, that He may pay them; and dig hells for themselves, that He may redeem them.”

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I have been benefited by praying for others; for by making an...

I have been benefited by praying for others; for by making an errand to God for them I have gotten something for myself. – Samuel Rutherford: http://dlvr.it/D5sfG9

Samuel Rutherford

The Contribution of St Mary’s College to Scottish Theology and Church Life

“Thank you so much for your wonderful exhibition to go with Saturday’s conference on the impact of St Mary’s on Scottish theology and church life. It was superbly chosen and displayed and I think for many people who came one of the undoubted highlights of the day.” (Very Rev Dr Ian Bradley, Principal of St Mary’s College)

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Rare Book Collection

Scots Calvinists were no Tartan Taliban

I have an article with the above headline published in The National today.   It is in response to a silly piece which tried to equate the Covenanters with ISIS.   922 more words

Atheism And Secularism