November 21, 2019

“The pious man has no reason to prevent himself and others from seeing into his heart.  His strength is in God, and so he can lay open his weakness.”  (William S. Plumer 1802-1880)

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November 20, 2019

“The soul thus on the road to this glorious destiny is humbled with the growing sense of its unworthiness, and feels more deeply that in our flesh dwells no good thing—sees nothing in us that we can suppose Jesus will love.”  (George Burrowes; 1811-1844)

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November 19, 2019

“It is by the high way of pride that sinners depart from God; and it is by the low way of humiliation that they return to Him.”  (John Colquhoun  1748-1827)

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November 18, 2019

“Some appease their own conscience by censuring others.”  (William H. Van Doren 1810-1882)

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November 17, 2019

“Men’s crimes and curses have been in looking for happiness in the possession of worldly wealth, power, grandeur and influence.”  (David Thomas  1813-1894)

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November 16, 2019

“The law is good, holy and profitable; but if justifies no one.”  (John Brown  1784-1858)

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November 15, 2019

” Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ—maintaining thus a constant guard against the natural looseness and waywardness of your own hearts, as well as against the entanglements and distractions of the things that are seen and temporal—you will be prepared for the exercises and enjoyments of your higher life.”  (John Lillie 1812-1867)

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