Category Archives: Memoir & Remains of Robert Murray M’Cheyne

A Scots Presbyterian devotional classic, of which Spurgeon said “This is one of the best and most profitable volumes every published.”

Comfort, life and holiness…

My longing desire for you was, that Jesus would reveal Himself to you in the breaking of bread,–that you might have heart-filling views of the lovely person of Immanuel, and might draw from Him rivers of comfort, life and holiness. M’Cheyne, Ninth Pastoral Letter Memoir … Continue reading

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Christ’s sufferings and obedience alone…

Keep clear your sense of justification; remember it is not your own natural goodness, nor your tears, nor your sanctification, that will justify you before God. It is Christ’s sufferings and obedience alone. M’Cheyne, Memoir and Remains, Seventh Pastoral Letter, 244

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The noblest science…

This is the noblest science, to know how to live in hourly communion with God in Christ. McCheyne, R. M., & Bonar, A. A. (1894). Memoir and Remains of the Rev. Robert Murray McCheyne (p. 146). Edinburgh; London: Oliphant Anderson … Continue reading

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Needed trial…

“I have told you that you needed trial, and now it is come. May you be exercised thereby, and come to that happy ‘afterwards’ of which the apostle speaks.” M’Cheyne McCheyne, R. M., & Bonar, A. A. (1894). Memoir and … Continue reading

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If the veil were lifted…

If the veil of the world’s machinery were lifted off, how much we would find is done in answer to the prayers of God’s children. M’Cheyne McCheyne, R. M., & Bonar, A. A. (1894). Memoir and Remains of the Rev. … Continue reading

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A poor saviour in the day of wrath…

A minister will make a poor saviour in the day of wrath. It is not knowing a minister, or loving one, or hearing one, or having a name to live, that will save. You need to have your hand on … Continue reading

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Whatever the quickening instrument…

If nothing else will do to sever me from my sins, Lord send me such sore and trying calamities as shall awake me from earthly slumbers. It must always be best to be alive to Thee, whatever be the quickening … Continue reading

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