The Melancholy Way

Pastor Jerrold Lewis adapting Samuel Rutherford:

Sépulcre Arc-en-Barrois 111008 09DEAR ones in Christ, I know the way to heaven is a harsh way, a dreary, sad, and melancholy way, full of tears and mourning. It is known to all believers, that in every regenerated man there is, as it were, two men, the new and the old, the spirit and the flesh. And these two have contrary ways, contrary hearts, and contrary judgments. When the children of God thinks of the way to heaven unpleasant and full of sorrow, it is the opinion of your carnal man.

But ask the new man within you, what he thinks of the way to heaven…

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