42 Samuel Rutherford Quotes

  • "You shall by faith sustain yourself and comfort yourself in your Lord, and be strong in His power; for you are in the beaten and common way to heaven, when you are under our Lord's crosses. You have reason to rejoice in it, more than in a crown of gold; and rejoice and be glad to bear the reproaches of Christ."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Faith, The Cross, Comfort


  • "We take nothing to the grave with us, but a good or evil conscience. It is true, terrors of conscience cast us down; and yet without terrors of conscience we cannot be raised up again."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Conscience


  • "Why should I tremble at the plough of my Lord, that maketh deep furrows on my soul? I know He is no idle husbandman, He purposeth a crop."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Obedience


  • "But the way to overcome is by patience, forgiving and praying for your enemies, in doing whereof you heap coals upon their heads, and your Lord shall open a door to you in your trouble: wait upon Him, as the night watch waiteth for the morning. He will not tarry. Go up to your watch-tower, and come not down, but by prayer, and faith, and hope, wait on."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Overcoming, Prayer, Forgiveness


  • "I will charge my soul to believe and wait for Him, and will follow His providence, and not go before it, nor stay behind it."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Faith, Providence


  • "Set no time to the Lord the creator of time, for His time is always best."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Time, Creation


  • "When I am in the cellar of affliction, I look for the Lord's choicest wines."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Affliction


  • "Faint not; the miles to heaven are but few and short."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Perseverance


  • "Were there ten thousand millions of heavens created above these highest heavens, and again as many above them, and as many above them, till angels were wearied with counting, it were but too low a seat to fix the princely throne of that Lord Jesus (whose ye are) above them all."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Jesus, Inspiration


  • "Let your children be as so many flowers, borrowed from God. If the flowers die or wither, thank God for a summer loan of them."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Contentment, Gratitude


  • "I have been benefited by praying for others; for by making an errand to God for them I have gotten something for myself."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Prayer


  • "Grace grows best in winter."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Suffering, Grace


  • "See that you buy the field where the Pearl is; sell all, and make a purchase of salvation. Think it not easy: for it is a steep ascent to eternal glory: many are lying dead by the way, slain with security."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Salvation


  • "You will not be carried to Heaven lying at ease upon a feather bed."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Heaven, Laziness


  • "The hope of heaven under troubles is like wind and sails to the soul."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Heaven



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