Tag Archives: Puritans

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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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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Thomas Brooks’ Quotes

Christ is the Life of Believers Jesus is the author of Life. He is the matter of the believer’s life. He is the exerciser and actor of the spiritual life of believers. He is the strengthener and cherisher. The Lord … 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 Dying Thoughts of Richard Baxter – Some Quotes

Chapter 4 If it is best for me, I shall desire it? Is that true? Prepare to be with him, and show others that he is better than everything else. If I had obeyed his ruling will, oh how better … Continue reading

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