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Meeting McCheyne

Robert Murray McCheyne (1813-43) is known among evangelical Christians for the disputed spelling of his surname (in which he has my sympathies) and his plan for reading the Bible in a year. David Robertson's Awakening (Authentic, 2004) introduced me more thoroughly the man himself, and what God did through and around him. Here are some quotes from McCheyne that I found particularly inspiring...
"Unfathomable oceans of God’s grace in Christ are for you. Dive and dive again, you will never come to the bottom of these depths. How many millions of dazzling pearls and gems are at this moment hid in the deep recesses of the ocean caves?" "Learn much of the Lord Jesus. For every look at yourself take ten looks at Christ. He is altogether lovely… Live much in the smiles of God. Bask in his beams. Feel his all-seeing eye settled on you in love, and repose in his almighty arms." "The greatest need of my people is my own holiness." "Sometimes, I believe, H…

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