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Quotes from William Bridge, A Lifting Up for the Downcast

The Good Man’s Peace “It is true the saints grieve, but then dolent et de dolore gaudent (they grieve and rejoice that they can grieve): they are troubled for sin; and they have rest and quiet in this, that they … Continue reading

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The Loveliness of Christ, Samuel Rutherford (Pages 278-290)

Know Him ye beloved? Come near Him, stand not far off. Not look by me but LOOK ON ME! Set your face on me. Love your new husband well and let all your old lovers go play themselves. Sit on … 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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Thomas Brooks “Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Remedies”

Priority: Beloved in our dearest Lord, Christ: the Scripture, your own hearts, and Satan’s devices, are the four prime things that should be first and most studied and searched.  If any cast off the study of these, they cannot be … Continue reading

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The Life of God in the Soul of Man, by Henry Scougal (b. 1650) Classic Quotes

The Life of God in the Soul of Man, by Henry Scougal (Christian Heritage Publications, 1996) John Piper writes, “This timeless classic was originally written to encourage a friend and stimulate his spiritual life. It was so appreciated that it … Continue reading

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