Monthly Archives: August 2011

August 31, 2011

“There are two things said of the disposition of a man’s mind by nature.  First, it cannot be subject; and second, it is enmity.”  Thomas Goodwin  (1600-1679)

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August 30, 2011

“Survey minutely your inclinations and thoughts, your words and actions, even from your earliest years.” John Colquhoun  (1748-1827)

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August 29, 2011

“How long shall I take counsel in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily?”  (Ps. 13.2)  “There is in the original the idea of ‘laying up’ counsels in his heart, as if his devices had become innumerable but unavailing.  … Continue reading

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August 28, 2011

“Bent upon compassing a particular object, we run recklessly forward, thinking that, as the object is right, anything that can contribute towards the securing of it cannot be wrong.”  Horatius Bonar  (1808-1890)

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August 27, 2011

“The heart is the treasury, the hand and tongue but the shops; what is in these, comes from that; the hand and tongue always begin where the heart ends.  The heart contrives, and the members execute:”  John Flavel (1628-1691)

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August 26, 2011

“If God had not foreordained the course of events but waited until some undetermined condition was or was not fulfilled, His decrees could be neither eternal nor immutable.  We know, however, that He is incapable of mistakes, and that He … Continue reading

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August 25, 2011

“Many things occur to make us uneasy, but there is enough in the covenant of grace to balance them, and to make us easy.”  Matthew Henry (1662-1714)

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