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A Meditation on Easter Sunday

The 134th Psalm begins with the invitation;

“Come, bless the LORD, all you servants of the LORD” (ESV)

    Every day the Lord is worthy for our blessings towards Him, every day. 239 more words


Samuel Rutherford on how we Misjudge God

Samuel Rutherford in Sermon 1 of the Trial and Triumph of Faith explains why we often do not understand what God is doing. First, we must understand that God’s Providence is complex: God uses even sin for His own ends: 270 more words

Communion Meditation 12: An Invitation to the Great Feast

In contemplating the Lord’s Supper, we should recognize that we have been called to a covenantal feast with the risen Christ. We are given the privilege to recline at the table with our faithful Lord and how blessed we are that we will eat bread in the Kingdom of God at the end of the age. 755 more words

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Nicola Sturgeons Speech - A Warning for Scotland

I watched with keen interest our First Ministers speech at the SNP conference in Aberdeen last Saturday.   I don’t really want to comment on the ins and outs of a potential IndyRef2, or of Brexit and everything else associated with it.   2,534 more words


Indeed, the Strangest Flower of All

Humility is a strange flower; it grows best in winter weather, and under storms of affliction.

Samuel Rutherford (1600-1661)

HT: @cslchsnmore


Jeremiah 31: The New Covenant

Samuel Rutherford,
The Covenant of Life Opened, pp. 347-348.

Dr. Crispe (p. 162), “in Jeremiah 31; Ezekiel 36; Hebrews 8 and other passages where the Tenor of the Covenant is contained, there is no word of a tie… 867 more words


Set Your Sails by Jesus

In our fluctuation of feelings, it is well to remember . . . your heart is not the compass Jesus sails by.

Samuel Rutherford (1600-1661)

HT: @cslchsnmore