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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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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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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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Jonathan Edwards, “Religious Affections”

The Place of Affection in the Christian Life The holy Scriptures do everywhere place religion very much in the affection; such as fear, hope, love, hatred, desire, joy, sorrow, gratitude, compassion, and zeal. – 20 From a vigorous affectionate, and … Continue reading

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