The Loveliness of Christ is a beautiful little gift book containing short extracts in nineteenth-century collection of the Letters of Samuel Rutherford will feel that. The Loveliness Of Christ has ratings and 27 reviews. This beautiful gift book is full of short extracts of some of Samuel Rutherford’s most helpful thoughts . Rutherford later wrote that in his birthplace “Christ was scarce named, The Loveliness of Christ .pdf) Web Page by Francis Turretin, Samuel Rutherford.

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Todd Capen rated it really liked it Oct 17, chhrist Jan 18, Sarahelisabeth rated lovwliness it was amazing Shelves: The majority of the book consisted of brief, selected quotes from the Letters of Samuel Rutherford this book reminded me of Smooth Stones Taken From Ancient Brooks in that respectwith three of the letters included in full.

A wonderful little book that highlights some quotes from Samuel Rutherford’s letters. This soul of ours hath love, and cannot but love some fair one; and O, what a fair One, what an only One, what an excellent, lovely, ravishing One is Jesus. If you are looking for reading to balance your intake of prosperity theology, this is the book.

When the summons came incharging him with treason, and demanding his appearance on a certain day, Rutherford refused to go. I would definitely recommend this as an addendum to your “Go where ye will, your soul shall not sleep sound but in Christ’s bosom.

May 06, Tim rated it really liked it Shelves: This was a lovely gift from someone I value greatly, and I enjoyed reading through this book on a devotional level for the last month or so. Oct 11, Leslie rated it it was amazing Shelves: We are told that men said of Rutherford, “He was always praying, always preaching, always visiting the sick, always catechising, always writing and studying.


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Mar 08, David Ryan rated it liked it. We read this selection of Rutherford’s work for our ladies’ study. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Steve Booth rated it it was amazing Apr 17, Should be offered in every church to its congregants as a great book for refocusing our attention on Christ during both difficult times and times of ease.

Robin rated it it was amazing Nov 01, Jan 14, Austin Hess rated it it was amazing. Laurel rated it it was amazing Aug 01, Would that letters or emails of this quality were written now. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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I would definitely recommend this as an addendum to your daily devotions or a reminder of, as the book is titled, the loveliness of Christ. Feb 25, Heidi rated it it was amazing Shelves: I would especially recommend this book to those going through pain and suffering as Rutherford wrote a lot of encouraging words to his correspondences who were going through trials. From his deathbed, he answered, “I must answer my first summons; and before you But it’s one of those books that is nice to have on your bedside, because he has some beautiful reminders in his letters about who Christ is and the privilege that it is lovelimess be loved and called by Him.

Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? The Westminster Assembly began their famous meetings inand Rutherford was one of the five Scottish commissioners invited to attend the proceedings.

Samuel Rutherford, Scottish minister and covenanter Rutherford was born about the year near Nisbet, Scotland. Thanks for telling chrizt about the problem. Oct 18, Melissa added it. No trivia or quizzes yet. Not only were Rutherford’s words immensely comforting and strengthening, but reading his expression of a genuine, simple, joyful trust in the Lord spurred me to study Christ and love and praise him more.


There were plenty of quotes that have found their way into my commonplace book. Leather Boundpages.

The Loveliness of Christ : Extracts from the Letters of Samuel Rutherford

Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions 98 x x 12mm He had a true pastor’s heart, Samuel Rutherford, Scottish minister and covenanter Rutherford was born about the chriat near Nisbet, Scotland.

Jul 17, Larissa rated it it was amazing Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Can’t wait to read his letters next! Nevertheless God used this time of suffering to prepare Rutherford to be God’s comforter of suffering people. A very inspiring work ssmuel a very solid Puritan. Rutherford gives many wonderful, devotional truths about the gospel.

It would be a better read if the quotes where arranged by theme and easier to find. I found myself meditating on almost every quote-each one is so rich! In addition, they appointed Rutherford lovelimess Professor of Theology of St.

Rutherford is thought ruttherford have been a major influence on the Shorter Catechism. Feb 22, Rebecca rated it really liked it. This took almost a year to get through but worth the effort.

His love hath neither brim nor bottom. In these extracts from Rutherford’s writings, the theme is often the importance of suffering in the Christian’s life.

I know He is no idle husbandman; He purposeth a crop. Extracts from the Letters of Samuel Rutherford. But don’t stop reading his letters, they are great too!