Happy Faith
Matthew Vogan
Matthew Vogan is the General Manager at Reformation Scotland Trust. He has written various books including volumes about Samuel Rutherford and Alexander Shields.
24 Jul, 2015

Happy faith and assurance in death is the moving and edifying account of the words and experiences of Lady Coltness. She died at the age of only 37 years.

We can learn much from it about the priorities of living. It was said of her: “As she lived so she died, and as she died so she lived, and lives for evermore”. Her experience was not without spiritual struggles and fears. The sun shone through these clouds, however, so that she died in serene assurance.

We all need to make preparation for death. Here is an account of someone who died well. She died happy because she died in faith and hope.

“Never did any end their days with more distinguishing marks of a divine work of happy faith and assurance”.

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