Monthly Archives: May 2016

May 31, 2016

“It might have been foreseen all along, for ‘affliction’ is no chance weed that springs up haphazard, but ‘man is born to trouble as the sparks fly upward.” (Job v. 6, 7) Edgar C.S. Gibson (1717-1795)

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May 30, 2016

“Sincerity therefore must be the stamp of my Christian profession. Though utterly unable to render perfect obedience to the least of the commandments, yet my desire and purpose will have respect unto them all.”  Charles Bridges (1794-1869)

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May 29, 2016

“Open thy mouth wide then, O Christian; stretch out thy desires to the uttermost, grasp heaven and earth in thy boundless wishes, and believe there is enough in God to afford thee full satisfaction.” (Benjamin Beddome, 1771-1795)

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May 28, 2016

“For if it should prove to be the meaning, that all this power of God, the same power that wrought in Christ in raising Him from death unto life, if that power should be put forth in conversion at first, … Continue reading

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May 27, 2016

“As for our part, let us mark that God has chosen us to the end we should be blameless: Howbeit, that we are not able to be so till we are quite rid of all our infirmities, and departed out … Continue reading

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May 26, 2016

“Dangerous prayers. When lust dictates, wrath may answer. Let grace dictate, and mercy will answer.” Unknown

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May 25, 2016

“Yea, the devil, the arch-evil-angel, who seeks to devour, yet must be sent ere he can do ought.” Richard Clerke (1634)

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