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Our Brother’s Fair Kingdom

When we shall come home and enter to the possession of our Brother’s fair kingdom, and when our heads shall find the weight of the eternal crown of glory, and when we shall look back to pains and sufferings; then we shall see life and sorrow to be less than one step or stride from … Continue reading

Steadfast Love

Did you know that “Steadfast Love” appears 206 times in the Bible? 206 times! Over two hundred times that God is reminding us that His love towards us is firm, never changing, unmovable, unshakable. The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding … Continue reading

Free Grace

I find Christ to be Christ, and that he is far, far, even infinite heaven’s height above man. And that is all our happiness. Sinners can do nothing but make wounds that Christ may heal them; and debts that he may raise them; and deaths, that he may quicken them; and spin out and dig … Continue reading

Not One Ounce

Not one ounce, not one grain-weight more is laid on me than he hath enabled me to bear…Faith hath cause to take courage from our very afflictions; the devil is but a whetstone to sharpen the faith and patience of the saint. I know he but heweth and polisheth stones for the new Jerusalem. – … Continue reading

Strike Sail To Him

None have right to joy but we, for joy is sown for us, and an ill summer or harvest will not spill the crop. I am in this house of my pilgrimage every way in good case; Christ is most kind and loving to my soul: it pleaseth him to feast with unseen consolations a … Continue reading

Ebb and Flow

Ye may yourself ebb and flow, rise and fall, wax and wane; but your Lord is this day as he was yesterday; and it is your comfort that your salvation is not rolled upon wheels of your own making, neither have ye to do with a Christ of your own shaping. -Samuel Rutherford

That Day

O, blessed is the soul whose hope hath a face looking straight out to That Day.– Samuel Rutherford

Our Wants Qualify Us For Christ

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. O, what owe I … Continue reading