SAMUEL RUTHERFORD QUOTES

“The greatest affliction and trial of love to Christ is in his darkest dispensation towards his people.”

“If you be Christ’s you will be crucified.”

“When the law and love are well married together, there is no divorce.”

“When grace comes, it comes with its own packet of afflictions.”

“The Christian’s life is a continual warfare, and his victories are never assured.”

“Holiness is not the way to Christ, but Christ is the way to holiness.”

“To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.”

“Christ’s messengers go forth on muddy feet.”

“It is great wisdom to know how to be silent and to look at neither the remarks, nor the deeds, nor the lives of others.”

“If you allow sin to gain a footing in your life, it will soon become a tyrant and a master.”

“Our worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God’s grace. And our best days are never so good that you are beyond the need of God’s grace.”

“If you have Christ, you have all the treasures of heaven; there is no need for anything else.”

“He who loves the Lord as he ought, will never forget God, whether he is in prosperity or adversity.” PEACHY QUOTES

“The sufferings of Christ in the flesh teach us that we ought to arm ourselves with the same mind, namely, that he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin.”

“Our Savior Jesus Christ … turned the world upside down.”

“The more you grow in grace, the more you will see your need of further growth.”

“The true believer can no more sin and live in sin, than he can live and be dead at the same time.”

“The prayer of a Christian is never unanswered. Sometimes God answers with a ‘yes’, sometimes with a ‘no’, and sometimes with a ‘wait.’”

“One hour’s communion with God is better than a lifetime of worldly success.”

“The joy of the Lord is your strength.”

“We love Christ more than our lives.”

“I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than severity.”

“The preaching of the law is necessary, but it is not sufficient. We need the gospel to bring life to dead souls.”

“We cannot fight the battles of the Lord in our own strength. We must rely on his grace and mercy.”