Monthly Archives: October 2009

November 5, 2009

“God makes use, not only of the imprudence, but of the worst vices of men, to the accomplishment of His own pleasure.” George Lawson (First published 1807)

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November 4, 2009

“Never measure the power of God by that shallow conceit of thine.” (Thomas Hooker; 1586-1647)

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November 3, 2009

“The first attempt to render spiritual obedience will quickly convince us of our utter helplessness. We might as soon create a world, as create in our hearts one pulse of spiritual life. And yet our inability does not cancel our … Continue reading

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November 2, 2009

“It has been frequently with my hopes and desires, in regard to providence, as with my watch and the sun, which has often been ahead of true time; I have gone faster than providence, and have been forced to stand … Continue reading

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November 1, 2009

“God takes great pains to inform his people in all ages that all their hope is in his sovereign favor and rich grace, and that it is not the merit or the misery of mortals, that moves him to show … Continue reading

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October 31, 2009

“Thus may the sheep read us a lesson of patience, the dove of innocence, the ant and bee raise blushes in us for our sluggishness, and the stupid ox and dull ass correct and shame our ungrateful ignorance.” (Stephen Charnock; … Continue reading

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October 30, 2009

“Let not him, therefore, that lacketh anything be ashamed before this throne of grace; let him ask of this giving God! And it shall be given him! that is a positive declaration of a most certain thing.” (James 1:5) (Rudolf … Continue reading

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