Monthly Archives: December 2010

December 31, 2010

“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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December 30, 2010

“I am persuaded the instances are not rare, of men feeding upon sinful desires, even when through want of opportunity the fear of man, or through some partial restraint of conscience, they dare not carry them into execution.”  John Witherspoon  … Continue reading

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December 29, 2010

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

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December 28, 2010

“Let a moment’s failure of his power, of his watchfulness, or of his will to do good, occur, and what a sweep of death and annihilation through the universe!  William Howitt  (1792-1879)

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December 27, 2010

“God did not elect me as a helper, nor create me, nor redeem me, nor convert me, by way of helping me: for he alone did all, and he had no use at all for me.”  John Donne (1572-1631)

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December 26, 2010

“There is neither grace nor peace for man, except through Christ.”  Joseph Augustus Seiss  (1823-1904)

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December 25, 2010

“And if now, my Christian brother, the God who made all things, evil as well as good,–sickness, pain, poverty, distress,–is your Savior;  if He is ever seen by you, and His voice is heard telling you, even of that which … Continue reading

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