Monthly Archives: December 2011

December 24, 2011

A defect in the intellectual or spiritual man is at the root of all this error.  The defect is not in the pages of inspiration, but in the human heart.  (George Burrows, 1803-1881)

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December 23, 2011

“”Whether we contemplate the maladies of the soul, or the body, we are equally compelled to turn to Jehovah as the great Physician.”  (Morison; 1782-1834)

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December 22, 2011

“Christ was the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world (as He is called, Rev. 13:8), then predestination to life must needs be before time, because Christ is the Foundation of election.”  (Christopher Ness; 1621-1705)

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December 21, 2011

“The Spirit is our comforter; or to choose the path of duty in times of perplexity—the Spirit is our guide; or to engage in prayer—the Spirit is the Spirit of grace and supplication; or to cultivate any one of the … Continue reading

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December 20, 2011

“The man who has drained the cup of pleasure can best tell the taste of its dregs.”  (William Arnot; 1808-1875)

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December 19, 2011

“The inference from God’s words to Moses is, that the bestowal of the Divine mercy depends not on man’s will or man’s effort, but simply on ‘God that sheweth mercy’  (Rom. 9: 15-16).”  (Edwin Hamilton Gifford  (1820-1905)

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December 18, 2011

The soul is the theatre where moral actions, both good and bad, are performed.  ”As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.´ What we will, that we morally do.  This doctrine suggests, that the world is really worse … Continue reading

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