Category Archives: Personal Devotion

Jeremiah Burroughs, “Gospel Fear”

Burroughs, Jeremiah. Gospel Fear.  (Edited by Dr. Don Kistler. Orlando: Soli Deo Gloria Publications, 1991) Gospel Fear or The Heart Trembling at the Word of God Evidences a Blessed Frame of Spirit Delivered in several sermons from Isaiah 66:2 and … Continue reading

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“Humility” by Andrew Murray (Student notes)

Andrew Murray: Educated in Scotland, he was a staunch advocate of biblical Christianity. Chapter 1 The truly humble person walks with absolute confidence, knowing that we are simply empty vessels through whom God wants to accomplish his work. The mystery … Continue reading

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Francis Schaeffer, True Spirituality (Quotes)

Francis Schaeffer – Quotes from True Spirituality … you are not Christ’s disciple, in the sense of following him, if this is not your way of life: rejected and slain daily!  – 28 Here we are told that Christ really … Continue reading

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Excerpts from John Calvin’s Golden Book of the True Christian Life

GOLDEN BOOK OF THE TRUE CHRISTIAN LIFE Holiness is the key principle: When we hear any mention of our mystical union with Christ, we should remember that holiness is the channel to do it. Holiness is not a merit by … Continue reading

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The Loveliness of Christ: Extracts from the Letters of Samuel Rutherford

THE LOVELINESS OF CHRIST A contemporary minister said [of Rutherford], “He seemed to be always praying, always visiting the sick, always catechizing, always writing and studying.  He had two quick eyes, and when he walked it was observed that he … Continue reading

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