Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Let not the Lord's dealings seem harsh by Samuel Rutherford
Kiss His wise and unerring providence … Learn to believe Christ better than his strokes … Let not the Lord's dealings seem harsh, rough, or unfatherly, because it is unpleasant. When the Lord's blessed will bloweth across your desires, it is best, in humility, to strike sail to Him, and to be willing to be led any way our Lord pleaseth; it a point of denial of yourself, to be as if you had not a will, but had made a free disposition of it to God, and had sold it over to Him; and to make use of His will for yoru own is both to holiness, and your ease in peace. He know not what the Lord is working out of this, but you shall know it hereafter.