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Benjamin Beddome – The Nature and Importance of Prayer

BENJAMIN BEDDOME (1717-1795) IS A LARGELY FORGOTTEN 18TH CENTURY ENGLISH BAPTIST PREACHER, REMEMBERED TODAY ONLY AS A MINOR HYMNWRITER. FOR OVER HALF A CENTURY HE SERVED AS PASTOR OF THE BAPTIST CHURCH MEETING AT BOURTON-ON-THE-WATER, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. HE IS WORTH MORE THAN A PASSING GLANCE.

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Samuel Rutherford – The Loveliness of Christ

Our love to Him should begin on earth, as it shall be in heaven; for the bride taketh not by a thousand degrees so much delight in her wedding garment as she doth in her bridegroom; so we, in the life to come, howbeit clothed with glory as with a robe, shall not be so much affected with the glory that goeth about us, as with the Bridegroom’s joyful face and presence.

The Loveliness of Christ

John Owen-HONOR DUE TO THE PERSON OF CHRIST — THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF IT

This distinct honor is to be given unto the person of the Son by virtue of this command of the Father, though originally on the account of his oneness in nature with the Father. And our duty herein is pressed with the highest enforcement; he that honors not the Son, honors not the Father.

HONOR DUE TO THE PERSON OF CHRIST

John Preston – The Repentance of Judas

  1. The Affects of a Startled Conscience…The Remains of That Reverend and Learned Divine, John Preston:
    1. Judas’s Repentance. Matthew 27:3-5.
    2. The Saints’ Spiritual Strength. Ephesians 3:16.
    3. Paul’s Conversion (or, The Right Way to Be Saved). Acts 9:6.

      The Repentance of Judas