Supping with the Puritans – Marrow and fatness shared with ‘the prince of letter writers’


Isaiah 33:17

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17 Thine eyes shall see the King in his glory: they shall behold the land far off.
 


 


“Put the beauty of ten thousand worlds of paradises, like the Garden of Eden in one; put all trees, all flowers, all smells, all colors, all tastes, all joys, all loveliness, all sweetness in one. O what a fair and excellent thing would that be? And yet it would be less to that fair and dearest well-beloved Christ than one drop of rain to the whole seas, rivers, lakes, and foundations of ten thousand earths.”

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Samuel Rutherford

Source: Joel Beeke, “Why You Should Read the Puritans”


Photo: Stephencdickson
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Not having been written by the finger of God, the inscription on Samuel’s gravestone is fading. The Lord now writes on tablets of human hearts.