Her husband was a "rake and a lick-spittle, the very last
man in Scotland for Jane Campbell to throw herself away upon."Whyte
"A thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan
to buffet me." 2 Cor 12:7
The rest of your life.
""And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came,
and those who were ready went in with him to the wedding; and
the door was shut." Mat 25:10
Actually some of the colonists had entreated Rutherford to come,
and he was considering it.
It was "well-born" and "honest" because
Rutherford was exiled on account of his Christian principles.
In other words, if Christ had ownership of over 50 percent of
his trials, then Rutherford would be bound to abide by his disposing
He is referring to the minister settled in Rutherford's parish
by the bishop.
Rutherford lost his wife and at least one child in Anwoth, and
his ministry there was his whole life.
In other words, his investment of all his love and labours
on Anwoth deserved better than to be sold by the bishop as a commodity.
But things did not turn out so bad as Rutherford feared. As it
turned out, the new minister was not opposed to Rutherford nor