Monthly Archives: October 2012

October 21, 2012

 “Not the rich, the rejoicing and proud, not conquering warriors nor popular favorites, are happy under Messianic reign but these—the poor, the mourning and meek, the peacemakers, the persecuted.” (Matthew 5:3) (John A. Broadus; 1844-1895)

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October 20, 2012

 “It is impossible to induce purity by anything impure.  No imperfect being could become a perfect sacrifice, or effect a perfect righteousness.”  (Joseph A. Seiss; 1823-1904)

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October 19, 2012

 “He that believeth shall not make haste, even when the storm of adversity has thickened, and threatens every moment to burst over his head.  Time must not be lost, but there is a time for every purpose under heaven, and … Continue reading

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October 18, 2012

 “God is a Being, whose will acknowledges no cause, neither is it for us to prescribe rules to His sovereign pleasure, or call Him to account for what He does.  He has neither superior nor equal, and His will is … Continue reading

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October 17, 2012

“God sends afflictions for humbling, as the end and design to be brought about by them; when that is obtained, and there is no more use for them that way we may assure ourselves, they will be taken off.”  (Thomas … Continue reading

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October 16, 2012

 “If Jesus Christ should have said to us, ‘I love you well, you are dear to me, but I cannot suffer, I cannot lay down my life for you,’ we should have questioned His love very much; and may not … Continue reading

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October 15, 2012

 “We are too ready to doubt of God’s favour if we meet with unprosperous accidents, or if we are not speedily delivered from afflictions; as if outward prosperity were a sign of God’s favour and adversity a sure sign of … Continue reading

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October 14, 2012

 “He that feareth burning must take heed of playing with fire: he that feareth drowning must keep out of deep waters.  He that feareth the plague must not go into an infected house.  Would they avoid sin who present themselves … Continue reading

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October 13, 2012

“Without there is the body of indwelling sin, and within there is the undying principle of divine grace.  There is the contest between them—‘the flesh lusteth against the spirit and the spirit against the flesh.’” (John Stephen)

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October 12, 2012

“Man has hard thoughts of God, and high thoughts of himself.”  (Andrew Jukes, 1815-1901)

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