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July 15

WE take with solemn thankfulness
Our burden up, nor ask it less,
And count it joy that even we
May suffer, serve, or wait for Thee, 189 more words


See that you buy the field where the Pearl is; sell all, and make a purchase of salvation. Think it not easy: for it is a steep ascent to eternal glory: many are lying dead by the way, slain with security. 6 more words

Samuel Rutherford

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


John Milton: On His Blindness

I just began reading a book called “The Letters of Samuel Rutherford” which was recommended by Alex on the podcast The Rugged Marriage… 286 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

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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