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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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. When the summons came incharging him with treason, and demanding his appearance on a certain day, Rutherford refused to go.

The Loveliness Of Christ

Jul 02, Gretchen rated it really liked it. He expresses so many simple truths so beautifully, and I think it is wonderful language to have in one’s mind as one faces trials and suffering in life.

When the monarchy was restored init was clear that the author of Lex Rex would could expect trouble. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In the confusion of the times, he simply slipped out of Aberdeen and returned to his beloved Anwoth.

Mostly quotes from the letters of Samuel Rutherford, centering on the excellencies of Jesus over against the crosses we bear in following him. He had a true pastor’s heart, Samuel Rutherford, Scottish minister and covenanter Rutherford was born about the year near Nisbet, Scotland.

May 12, Ellen rated it it was amazing. But it was not for long. In the struggles between Parliament and King in England, and Presbyterianism vs. Return to Book Page. This book was smaller than I expected, but also packed way more than I anticipated into its pages. In Rutherford published a book defending the doctrines of grace Calvinism against Armininism.


I know He is no idle husbandman; He purposeth a crop. Oct 11, Leslie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Normally, I love audiobooks, and the reader was wonderful Simon Vance — he’s done a lot of favorites.

But the format of the book is really better for a print book. 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.

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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Sep 10, Rick Sam rated it really liked it. We are told that men said of Rutherford, “He was always praying, always preaching, always visiting the sick, always catechising, always writing and studying.

Sep 13, Joshua Smith rated it really liked it Shelves: So the content is great, but the format is lacking. He offers refreshing wisdom on what it means to follow after Christ.

Books by Samuel Rutherford. Visit our Loveoiness Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. The Loveliness of Christ: A great book I’ve been carrying around for several months now to thumb through at a red light or while waiting in line anywhere. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions 98 x x 12mm Want to Read saving….

Would that letters or emails of this quality were written now. His love hath neither brim nor bottom. lovdliness

This book argued for limited government, and limitations on the current idea of the Divine Right of Kings. 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. Rutherford is thought to have been a major influence on the Shorter Catechism. Feb 22, Rebecca rated it really liked it.


A very inspiring work from a very solid Puritan. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. It truly makes Rutherford’s words sparkle like diamonds on a dark cloth in a jeweler’s shop. But don’t stop reading his letters, they are great too! Episcopacy in Scotland culminated in momentous events for Rutherford. Lists if This Book. It is a selection of quotes from letters that Rutherford sent, giving us a glimpse of the life that he led and the example that he set.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? This is a sweet little book.

He lived in a time of difficulty but had his eyes fixed on better things. Ellen Lister has done a good lovellness. It can be used as a devotional and can be taken anywhere if kept in a pocket or a purse.

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

It truly makes Rutherford’s words sparkle like diamonds on a dark cloth in a jeweler’s shop. Feb 06, Bambi Moore rated it really liked it Shelves: Would have loved to give this book a 5. He is a man who cherished Christ and expressed it in such vivid language that all other uplifting writing about Or seems to pale in comparison.