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The persecution of Dr. Henry Burton

In 1631, five years before he was condemned and banished to Aberdeen, Rutherford wrote to Marion McNaught from his parish at Anwoth concerning Dr. Henry Burton, whose footsteps he was later to follow. Says Rutherford in this letter, ‘Know that I am in great heaviness for the pitiful case of our Lord’s Kirk. I hear the cause why Dr. Burton is committed to prison is his writing and preaching against Arminians. I therefore entreat the aid of your prayers for myself, and the Lord’s captives of hope, and for Zion. The Lord hath let and daily lets me see how deep furrows Arminianism and the followers of it draw upon the back of God’s Israel—but our Lord cut the cords of the wicked!

William MacLean-Arminianism-Another Gospel

  1. January 20, 2014 at 8:31 am

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