Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Reason #376 Why You Need the Puritans

Because they write amazing stuff like this:

I would not [lack] the sweet experience of the consolations of God for all the bitterness of affliction; nay, whether God come to his children with a rod or a crown, if he come himself with it, it is well.  Welcome, welcome Jesus, what way soever thou come, if we can get a sight of thee.  And sure I am, it is better to be sick, providing Christ come to the bed-side, and draw aside the curtains, and say, ‘Courage, I am they salvation’, than to enjoy health, being lusty and strong, and never to be visited of God.  -Samuel Rutherford.

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