Samuel Rutherford

There be no moral men and civilians in heaven, they be all deep in Christ who are there – Samuel Rutherford

Every man taketh heaven for his home and heritage; dogs think to rest in Christ’s bosom – Samuel Rutherford

When authority, king, court, and churchmen oppose the truth, what other armour have we but prayer and faith? – Samuel Rutherford

Tears have a tongue, and grammar, and language, that our Father knoweth. Babes have no prayer for the breast, but weeping – Samuel Rutherford

He that believeth shall not make haste. Faith will knock seven times at God’s door and still wait on – Samuel Rutherford

The secret formula of the saints: When I am in the cellar of affliction, I look for the Lord’s choicest wines – Samuel Rutherford

Afflictions drive us to seek God, they being God’s firemen – Samuel Rutherford

Welcome, welcome, Jesus, what way soever Thou come, if we can get a sight of Thee! – Samuel Rutherford

My desire is that my Lord would give me broader and deeper thoughts, to feed myself with wondering at His love – Samuel Rutherford

Your rock is Christ, and it is not the rock that ebbs and flows but the sea – Samuel Rutherford

Believe God’s love and power more than you believe your own feelings and experiences – Samuel Rutherford

I wonder many times that ever a child of God should have a sad heart, considering what the Lord is preparing for him – Samuel Rutherford