RUTHERFORD, Samuel Quotes
(1600-1661), Scottish clergyman
Of all created comforts, God is the leader; you are the borrower, not the owner.
The cross of Christ is the sweetest burden that I ever bore; it is such a burden as wings are to a bird, or sails to a ship, to carry me forward to my harbor.
Faint not; the miles to heaven are but few and short.
The hope of heaven under troubles is like wind and sails to the soul.
We are as near to heaven as we are far from self, and far from the love of a sinful world.
My faith hath no bed to sleep upon but omnipotency.
I have been benefited by praying for others; for by making an errand to God for them I have gotten something for myself.
I wonder many times that ever a child of God should have a sad heart, considering what the Lord is preparing for him.