A Few Gems from the Protestant Mystics

I'm reading Fremantle's The Protestant Mystics in preparation for the class I will be teaching on this topic this spring. There are quite a few gems in this book. Here is a sampling for your morning meditations. As you can see, I've just barely made it out of the seventeenth century as of yet — so there's more to come. I wish all this nation knew how sweet His breath is; it is little to see Christ in a book, as men do the world in a card; they talk of Christ by the book and the tongue, and no m … [Read more...]