January 26, 2023

“Self-love is the general that goes before, and Love of Pleasure is the lieutenant that follows after this army.  One is the first, the other is the last, and all the other lusts are between these two backs.”   Thomas  Goodwin  (1600-1679)

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January 25, 2023

“Be it ours to be humbly dependent upon God; for whatever station he may choose to keep us in, godliness alone will prove our promotion and true riches.”  Gregory Bateman  (1862)

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January 24, 2023

“In a word, the end of Christ’s redeeming His people is, that they might be freed from all evil, from every enemy, and all that is hurtful— sin, Satan, the world, law, hell, and death; and that they might be put into the possession of every good thing.”  John Gill  (1697-1771)

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January 23, 2023

“Nearness to God is the foundation of a creature’s happiness.”  Isaac Watts (1674-1748)

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January 22, 2023

“For the perfection of the faithful is to acknowledge their own weakness, and to pray God not only to amend all their misdoing but also to bear with them of His infinite goodness, and not to call them to account with extremity and rigor.”  John Calvin  (1509-1564)

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January 21, 2023

“Rather than give way to doubt and unbelief, let us fall down in lowly adoration at his feet, take His truth, and rejoice in Him as our hope and our everlasting consolation.”  Joseph Augustus Seiss  (1823-1904)

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January 20, 2023

“It is impossible for men to think properly about God, speak about Him, or worship Him, without the Word of God.”  Martin Luther (1483-1546)

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January 19, 2023

“The natural mind is ever prone to reason, when we ought to believe; to be at work, when we ought to be quiet; to go our own way, when we ought steadily to walk in God’s ways, however trying to nature.”  George Muller  (1805-1898)

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January 18, 2023

“God is much displeased, even with his own children, when his power is questioned by them. Well, then, let it be your great care to have your faith confirmed in the belief of God’s almighty power and pray much that God would strengthen and increase your faith.”  William Wisheart (1657-1727)

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January 17, 2023

“Grace to pray, and the fixing of the heart in prayer on the Lord, is his gift, no less than the answer of the prayer: and where the Lord gives the one grace, he will also give the other: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear.”David Dickson  (1583-1662)

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